Greg Basco is a professional nature photographer and environmentalist based in Costa Rica. Since 2015, he became an honorary fellow of Tropical Herping after his pivotal role in establishing the company's photo tours in Peru and Costa Rica. His images have been honored in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best competitions and have appeared in numerous magazines (e.g., National Geographic US edition, Time, Newsweek, Outdoor Photographer, Australian Photography, Geo Germany) around the world. Greg is a contributor of professional educational articles to the leading nature photography site Outdoor Photography Guide. Greg’s latest project was a coffee table book on the natural wonders of Costa Rica. His website Deep Green Photography is a popular source of inspiration for photographers around the globe.
In addition to his own photography, Greg is also co-founder of Foto Verde Tours, Costa Rica’s first and only company specializing in photographic tourism. Foto Verde Tours is expanding outside Costa Rica and now offers tours throughout Latin America.
When not working, Greg is happy hanging out at home with his family in the highlands of Costa Rica, playing soccer, and fooling around on the drums.