Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

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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Using the Aquatica Close-up Kit with 100mm

OK, so now, as promised, I took the Aquatica Close-up Kit for a night dive. Armed with 2 Light and Motion Solas (one for the housing and one for the hand) that I got from Backscatter Photo, I proceeded to … Continue reading

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Tokina 100mm for underwater photography

OK, I finally got everything together here. B&H sent me a new Tokina 100mm Macro lens, Backscatter sent me a mountable Sola light and a hand mount Sola light and the tides aligned. Sooo, as promised, I set out for … Continue reading

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Aquatica Close-up System 50mm Test

Aquatica is always coming up with innovative products. The new Close-Up Kit is one that really got my attention. Now my idea of the perfect dive trip is one where I never have to remove my 10-17mm Tokina. Macro doesn’t … Continue reading

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Damai Adventure 2013

In case you weren’t aware, the Tim & Simon trips for 2012 have been sold out for quite a while and will visit some new and exciting spots in Western Papua and Raja Ampat. BUT we have great news for … Continue reading

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New Book NOW an E-BOOK

You can now get the new Hidden Treasures Book in E-BOOK form. Have a look at the whole book HERE: HIDDEN TREASURES Enjoy Guam’s beauty and the preserves.

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Check out my new site!!

I’ve rounded up all the books into one site. MANTA RAY PUBLISHING is now active. And here is a link for my new book: Hidden Treasures, Guam’s Marine Preserves You can buy it here:

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Guam Book Project

Guam Marine Preserves Book 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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Guam Committee to Help Reefs Meets

This from the Guam Legislature and Sen. B.J. Cruz’s office. Contacts are below but the bill basically helps protect Guam’s poor reefs. It set fines for those knowingly damaging the reefs of the island. More: Please be advised that the … Continue reading

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