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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 Diving Guide Now in E-Book Format

Tim Rock has a new diving guide book to Guam and the Mariana Islands and it’s out in Paper and e-book: To have a good look at it, you can page through it here: Diving Guide t… A guide to … 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

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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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Kumiko the Special Sea Turtle

This story below is especially wonderful to me as Kumiko the person did some underwater modeling for me and was just a delight to work with and be around. I think it’s great that they have honored her this way. … 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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