Cruz was born and raised in Bali, and has spent a lot of time diving and exploring eastern Indonesia with his family. He fell in love with the ocean from a very early age, thanks to his marine conservationist parents. He received his diving certification at the age of 10 and has logged over 160 dives.
Behind the lens
- Canon EOS 5D Mark III
- 100mm f2.8 lens
- 1/125 sec at f29 • ISO 200 • Ikelite DS161 strobe • Aquatica 5D Mk II Pro housing
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