Karim Iliya is a professional aerial cinematographer and underwater photographer/film maker based on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Pursuing a variety of types of photography, Karim lives a nomadic lifestyle and travels the globe with a focus on photographing/filming wildlife and marine environments using freediving and quadcopter drones. Karim’s passion is in documenting whales, elephants, big cats, polar bears and other threatened animals in an effort to create appreciation in order to help protect our delicate ecosystems on Earth.
Karim has been published in National Geographic Magazine for his humpback whale photography. Check out more of his work on his following web links.