Founded The Goldfish Bowl aquatic fish shop located at East Oxford in 1950s, He was the first importer of marine fish from The Philippines into the UK.
With access to new species when they appeared in the hobby and an interest in photography, the formation of the Photomax Aquarium Picture Library was a natural progression.
When not in the studio shooting new images, Max extensively travels the world to photograph the fascinating underwater life of the tropical ocean coral reefs
Involved in The Goldfish Bowl for over 30 years and now is a Partner in the business, Barry searches out rare, unusual, and new varieties of fish for The Goldfish Bowl enabling Photomax to obtain the best quality and latest fish from across the world to photograph for the library.
Barrys passion is catfish. with particular interest in plecostomus-type species.