Category Archives: marine

Jelly Fish

This image was created during my first Tonga whale swim trip in 2006.  We were on a 60 foot sail boat called Impetuous doing a 10 day charter.  The captain was looking for a place to spend the night when … Continue reading

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Let the appreciation for whales continue with this drawing

As a father, conservationist, educator, and whale photographer, I am so proud of the drawings created by the students that attended my recent whale talk.  Each drawing is special and unique and shares a message of love, hope, and conservation … Continue reading

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Man behind the mask

The man behind the mask is my friend Kasper.  This morning we enjoyed a shore dive in south Maui, past Makena. I had not been diving in a few months and it was long overdo.  We saw octopus, lots of … Continue reading

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Flying Whale

I have seen plenty of breaching whales over my career, but I have only experienced a whale breaching while swimming once.   We had been in the water for an extended period with this calf and its mother. The baby was … Continue reading

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Looking forward to swimming with Sperm Whales

I received news today that the fisheries dept., in Dominica will grant a permit allowing the group I’ve organized to swim with Sperm Whales in December of 2015.  I did this several years ago and while I saw several Sperm … Continue reading

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Look but don’t touch!

It’s been a while since I have posted a macro image.  So here’s one of a colorful nudibranch from Indonesia. Bright colors in nature tend to indicate an animal has a powerful toxin.  This is true in the jungles of … Continue reading

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Whale photography exhibit at Montage Kapalua Bay Hotel

I am so fortunate to be installing a whale photography exhibit at the Montage Kapalua Bay Hotel.  This is one of the images.  It is called Hope.  If all goes to plan the art will be up on Dec 15th. … Continue reading

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Heading out

This breaching whale is celebrating both the coming of  whale season in Hawaii, and that this is the last day of this particular B&W Five day challenge by Scott McGee.  This whale jumped for Joy and to take a look … Continue reading

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B&W image of reef shark

This is the second day of the black and white challenge made by my friend Scott McGee.  The image is of a lone reef shark cruising the reef.  Nikon D300, Tokina 10-17. How it Niels Frausing, are you up for … Continue reading

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Whale swimming and photography adventure Aug 10-22, 2015

Since there has been so many people inquiring about 2015 whale swim and photography dedicated adventures, I have added a new expedition.  The dates are Aug 10-22nd, 2015.  The location is Vavau’ Tonga.  It includes 11 full days of whale … Continue reading

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