Author Archives: Tim Rock

About Tim Rock

TIM ROCK specializes in the marine world and is an author, photographer and owner of a photo gallery on Guam in the western Pacific. He attended the journalism program at the University of Nebraska – Omaha and has been a professional broadcast and print photojournalist for 30 years. His news photography appeared on CBS, ABC, NBC and CNN. The majority of his career has been in the Western and Indo Pacific reporting on environmental and conservation issues. He has won the prestigious Excellence in the Use of Photography from the Society of Publishers in Asia. His TV show was an ACE award finalist. He also lists many other awards for documentaries, television shows, photography and writing. He works as a correspondent for numerous Pacific Rim magazines. He is the author and contributor to a dozen Lonely Planet/Pisces series guides. Rock’s photographic work is represented by Getty Images Lonely Planet Collection, SeaPics, Polaris Images, Waterframe, VWPics and his own Guam-based agency. http://www.photoshelter.com/c/timrock

I am back at Manta Fest!!

By Tim Rock                           Yep, in 2017 I am back as a Manta Fest judge. Can’t wait. JOIN ME HERE JOIN ME HERE

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NEW!!! AQUATICA A6300 Underwater Housing

Introducing The AQUATICA A6300 Underwater Housing For The SONY Alpha a6300 Compact Camera The Aquatica A6300 is a housing designed to be small, compact and easily handled just like the camera that it is designed for. With 24 MP stills … Continue reading

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GUIDE: Raja Ampat and Northeast Indonesia

New from Tim Rock and Simon Pridmore and covering new areas with great writing and photos: Diving and Sno… 2016 Edition By TIM ROCK, SIMON P… Book Preview

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Free in the Sea

“You might be surprised just how many “underwater” photos are created without using scuba gear at all.” Continue reading

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Try VIVID-PIX Editing Program

Fast, Easy Photo Editing Software Now you can improve your underwater images with a One-Click Picture-Fix!  And, it works great topside too!! Picture-Fix software was developed for the underwater world. Without proper lighting or exposure, your pictures don’t relive the … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing… Aquatica’s AGH4

Story & Photos by TIM ROCK   Here’s a somewhat in-depth but not overly technical look at my experience with Aquatica’s AGH4 Housing for the Panasonic Lumic GH4. It was a fun and top quality combination: This video was shot … Continue reading

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Roller Derby Rolls Right Along

Roller Derby A Winner Underwater Photog Packs Up The Roller Derby Gets the Babes and Gets the Job Done!! (Above: Tim Rock & Sofie Hostyn in the Sorong, West Papua, Airport.  Photos of Tim by Russell Stoddard) Story & Photos … Continue reading

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NEW HOUSING – The Aquatica AGH4

About The Aquatica AGH4 Housing NEW! NEW! NEW!! Retails US$1995 To Order this fantastic housing and accessories: Contact us:  Tim Rock – timrock [at] doubleblue [dot] com The Aquatica AGH4 housing is built with quality materials and craftsmanship, it is … Continue reading

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Have Camera, Will Travel

North and South Pacific with the AD7100   Story and Photos by TIM ROCK   I had a busy couple of months planned starting in late August and ending well into October. It would include traveling to Yap in Micronesia … Continue reading

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