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Leighton Lum is a contemporary artist striving to capture the beauty in nature. His creative eye and passion for adventure, results in amazing photography. Leighton Lum is born and raised on the island of Oahu, and has traveled to many places, bringing a large variety to his photography from around the globe.  From swimming with sharks to tracking down big polar bears in the arctic, Leighton has always had a love and passion for the great outdoors. As a boy living in paradise, his goal is to share the uniqueness of the world through his eyes. Leighton hopes his photography inspires others and raises awareness about conservation to ensure future generations can enjoy nature the way it was meant to be seen. Dare you to take a look, and get lost in the adventure. 

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Tools of the Trade

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When out in the field Leighton uses a variety of gear, here is a list of the tools of the trade:


-Canon EOS R5

-Canon 5D Mark IV


-Canon EF 600 F4 is iii

-Canon RF 100-500

-Canon RF 24-70 F2.8

-Canon RF 15-35 2.8L

-Canon EF 8-15 Fisheye

-Laowa 15mm Macro

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-Aquatica A5DIV underwater housing

-Aquatica 8inch Dome

-Aquatica Macro Port

-Sea & Sea YS-DS1 strobes


DJI Mavic Pro 2


-Pro Media Stix TR344L Carbon Fiber Tripod

-Sirui W-2204 Waterproof Carbon Fiber Tripod

-Acratech Long Lens Head

Other Gear:

-Breakthrough 3 stop soft Grad ND

-Breakthrough 3 Stop reverse Grad ND

-Breakthrough 6 stop ND

-Breakthrough 10 stop ND

-Fstop Sukah Mountain Series Bag

-Fstop Anja Mountain Series Bag

-Cinebags Lens Smuggler Bag (Best bag for air travel)

-Cinebags Square Grouper Bag (Perfect for underwater housings and dive gear)

-Think Tank Airport Advantage

-DJI Osmo Pocket

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