Mauricio Handler


Mauricio Handler is a professional marine photojournalist, natural history filmmaker and expedition leader who was for many years part of the premier underwater photography team at National Geographic Magazine.

He visually documents land and marine wildlife as well as landscapes in all geographical locations around the world and in both tropical and temperate waters covering all aspects from land, underwater and air.

Through his expedition company Handlerphoto, Mauricio leads wildlife photography and filming expeditions to multiple destinations around the globe.

His company Aquaterrafilms produces Ultra High Definition content for stock, documentaries and commercial use. Mauricio acquires all 4K UHD footage using Red DSMC cameras, Amphibico Rouge professional underwater housings and Light and Motion Sola 4000 lights.

Mauricio is available as DP for documentary and commercial work both on land and underwater.

Mauricio’s images and HD footage are represented worldwide exclusively by

National Geographic Creative and Getty.

His Ultra High Def footage is represented exclusively by Footageseach.