Alfredo Barroso grew up in the coral reefs of Havana, Cuba. After receiving a master degree in General Biology, he worked as a dive instructor in Cuba until he migrated to Canada in order to pursue his interest in underwater filming. He has worked as an underwater and topside camera operator for Natural History programs made for BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic. He films and contributes with his stock footage for educational, conservation and science projects. He has also filmed underwater for commercials for brands like Volkswagen, Gatorade and Gillette. He is also involved in Art projects about marine wildlife. He specializes in filming natural history.