Eric Cheng is Director of Photography at Lytro and is an award-winning underwater photographer known for his passion as an educator. He is also the founding publisher of Wetpixel.com, the premiere online community for underwater photographers. Caught between technical and creative worlds, Eric holds bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from Stanford University, where he also studied classical cello performance. Eric is also involved in ocean conservation, and is technical advisor and photographer for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and is on the Board of Directors of Shark Savers, an organization dedicated to shark conservation. Eric is happily married and lives in the Yerba Buena district of San Francisco.