Quest Couch (born January 10, 1950) is an American writer, photographer, and inventor. He created the LumiQuest line of photo flash accessories and is the author of several books on flash photography. Couch learned to SCUBA dive at age 8, and was certified at 16. He has been involved with underwater photography, the CUDA line of SCUBA diving equipment in 1984, partnered in building a surf school hotel in Costa Rica in 2002, and co-founded the Quest Nautical, a line of offshore catamaran products. Most recently Couch designed the Eagleye golf putter.
While in graduate school Couch served as assistant to, and was inspired by Rod Whitaker (pen name Trevanian), Radio, Television and Film Departmental Chair and author. Whitaker introduced Couch to then CBS anchor Walter Cronkite. Later, Couch would write a script for Cronkite documenting the Lower Pecos Indians of Texas. The presentation was narrated by KENS TV anchor Chris Marrou. Over two decades, Quest Productions would produce and Marrou would narrate over 30 films, videos and presentations for clients. Subjects ranged from children with muscular dystrophy to people involved in industry, and three presidents of the United States, photographed for Lionel Sosa.