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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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A Chat with Mike Ball

By Tim Rock I was in Cairns last week and looked out the front of the Novotel Oasis lobby (wonderful hotel, btw, highly recommended) to see the Mike Ball store front just across the street. Through a serendipitous chain of … Continue reading

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Art from the Sea

Exceptional book of Ocean Art. Continue reading

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Cool New Book Previews

Blurb is now offering online previews. Check out some of the pages of Tim Rock’s Palau book. Continue reading

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Free Shipping on all my Books

As a reader of this blog, I am betting that you wouldn’t mind a little discount. So this month, I am providing a little incentive to help make my coffee table books cheaper for you to buy, As of now until March 22 – I offer Free Ground/Economy shipping on all orders placed by March 22. Continue reading

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Many books now in the Blurb Store

Story and Photos copyright Tim Rock We’ve been diving a lot and writing a bit as well. The result? We now have 14 books from all over the world in the Blurb bookstore. You can check them here: Please check … Continue reading

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New Photo Book on Tonga Whales

This just out!!! Tonga!!! NEW f… Kingdom of the Whales By TIM ROCK Book Preview NEW for 2010!!!! More photos, more locations, more info and more whales!! This is the newest and most updated book on Tonga by Photojournalist TIM … Continue reading

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Kingdom of the Whales: Tonga (3)

Story and photos Copyright Tim Rock 2009 – Part 3 A few days passed and the weather improved and so did the encounters. We watched for over an hour as a mother nursed a calf. The setting was broad bay … Continue reading

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Kingdom of the Whales: Tonga (2)

Story and Photos copyright Tim Rock 2009 – Part 2 Whale buffs are lucky. It is the general consensus that the most comfortable time to visit the tiny town at Vava’u is during the dry season between May and October. … Continue reading

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Kingdom of the Whales: Tonga (1)

Story and Photos copyright Tim Rock 2009 – Part 1 Part 1 The last Kingdom in the Pacific. And one of the last places on Earth a person can meet, face-to-face, one of the ocean’s largest mammals. Tonga. Sailors come … Continue reading

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