Tag Archives: South Pacific

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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New Guam & Palau in E-Book

Check out my BLURB site and see the new Guam and Palau e-book dive guides. CLICK HERE for TIM’s BOOKSTORE Palau & Ya… The Best of Micronesia By TIM ROCK Book Preview Diving & S… Hard Coral Kingdoms By Tim … Continue reading

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Siren Fleet Specials

CORON – KOMODO – MALDIVES Contact Simon or Tim if any of these specials is something we can set up for you: CONTACT TIM OR SIMON HERE 1) S/Y Philippine Siren 2nd – 12th November 2012 Batangas – Coron 2600 … 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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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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New Hi Speed Cards for Photographers

Hey RAW shooters, this is great news. Continuous hi-speed shooting in RAW!! Read all about it HERE!! This will be really great for jumping whales, passing mantas, sharks and all the big stuff. Soon!! Tim

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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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Guam Marine Preserves Book Gets More Pages, Photos!

Story and Photos by TIM ROCK NEW GUAM BOOK, UPDATED!!! This book shows the beauty and richness of Guam’s recently established marine preserves. Small but important, they act as buffers to overfishing and ensure some reefs of Guam remain protected … Continue reading

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