Tag Archives: Pacific

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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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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Coron, Palawan, Philippines Rules in Underwater Beauty

Story and photos by TIM ROCK It was the first of it’s kind in Coron and in the Philippines. Last week I joined photographers from around the wrold to help the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) in determining the potential … Continue reading

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Philippines Coffee Table Book Available

Have a look at it and other Philippine destinations in my Blurb Coffee Table book: Continue reading

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Shark Fin Possession Bill Made Law Today in Guam

Guam became the third place in the world to ban the possession and sale of shark fins and ray parts today Continue reading

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Palau’s Napoleons Saved for Now!

Palau’s Napoleons Saved for Now! Continue reading

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Napoleons Need President’s Veto

In tandem with efforts involving Palau’s Sanctuary, my friend Ed Dorson has been working to defeat Palau’s Senate Bill No. 8-56, a detrimental bill allowing open seasons for the taking and local sale of Humphead wrasse, Bumphead parrotfish, and grouper. … Continue reading

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