Shelton is a passionate and award-winning filmmaker and photographer, specializing in documenting marine wildlife, science at sea, and life onboard ships. With over ten years experience onboard a variety of vessels, Shelton has cruised and captured some of the world’s most unique and pristine environments, with highlights including expeditions to the Northwest Passage, the Galapagos, Svalbard, and never-before-seen underwater volcanoes in the Northeast Pacific. His work in the Arctic won him Best Amateur Film in the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival in NYC 2017, and his wildlife photography and videos are often showcased by National Geographic and BBC Earth. Recently, Shelton has documented scientific expeditions with the Charles Darwin Foundation, Ocean Exploration Trust, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. His expedition films have played at dozens of influential conferences and events around the world, helping to communicate the frontier science that is moving our knowledge and understanding of our world’s oceans forwards. In addition to his creative achievements, Shelton also holds his 3000GT Masters (Captains) License.