Chris Vyvan-Robinson

Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
​Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Lives In

Seattle, Washington

Education

  • University of Cumbria

Expertise

  • Travel

  • Chris currently lives in Seattle, WA, yet his nomadic life regularly sends him abroad in search of adventure and stories
  • Has worked largely as a photojournalist and diver, guiding and filming marine megafauna in the Azores and Costa Rica
  • Won a Royal Television Society Award for Best Factual Documentary in 2017

 

Experience

Chris was born and raised in England, where he soon developed a passion for travel and photography. The underwater world captured Chris’s heart, in particular, and since his first dive at the age of 13, Chris has completed more than 2,500 dives across the world.

Chris has also held a number of roles in the film production industry, including working for Universal as a research assistant and Discovery Channel as a drone pilot. His writing résumé includes photo-journalism for various niche adventure magazines and the occasional short story for a city/ international publication. In 2018, Chris began working as a photographer for TripSavvy and started writing for the site in 2019.

Chris is undoubtedly happiest in the water: A handful of his marine highlights include diving with a sperm whale mother and calf in the Azores and searching for grey seals in the kelp canyons of the Farne Islands.

Education

Chris graduated from the University of Cumbria in 2016 with a first-class degree in Adventure Media.

OTHER WORK:

Farne Islands Seal Diving, Deeper Blue

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