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Swimming with whales as part of a small group is Epic!

I have started to assemble my gear for my upcoming trip to Tonga this year.   I am blessed to have 17 days on the water this season, with two groups of people from as far away as Switzerland and … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention at Beneath the Sea

I have not entered a photography competition since receiving first place in an international competition in San Diego five years ago and thought it was time.  So I sent this and a few other images to Beneath the Sea.   … Continue reading

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Maui Hawaii, is a paradise for Humpback Whales but can be hazardous for drivers

Living in Hawaii, is paradise.  Even whales love it. The Humpbacks come each year to mate and give birth. It is a real treat to go whale watching from a boat and observe their behavior. Sometimes the whales come really … Continue reading

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Day 5 of 7 day Nature Challenge.

Part of what I do when leading whale photography trip is help people with their camera settings so that when the moment comes, they are ready to make good photographs. While in the water I do my best to manage … Continue reading

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2016 Whale Photography Exhibit – Precious Moment

I photographed this mother and calf in August of 2015.  We were so fortunate to float along with this mother and baby for about an hour.  The calf had been on the far side of its mother for the first … Continue reading

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flying whale

This Whale portrait is very unique.  How many times have you seen a whale breach so that it is horizontal over the water.  This unique capture resembles a rocket taking flight as much as it does a baby whale flying. This … Continue reading

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Tonga – Where the whales play

In September I will go to Tonga for the 8th time.  In my case it seems swimming with whales has become an annual event. This season I will visit Vavau’ for  five days, then go to Ha’apai, the middle island … Continue reading

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Flying Whale

This whale was cruising along at 15 feet deep for a while.   All of a sudden it kicked twice with incredible force and breached 15 feet in front of me.  I had the presence of mind to lift my … Continue reading

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Dominica – The adventure begins

Today I depart for Dominica.  Not the Dominican Republic. In my effort to conform to stricter airline regulations I am traveling very lite.  I have 85 pounds of checked baggage spread out into two pieces of luggage.  I will get … Continue reading

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Tranquil Harbor

The harbor in Vavau’  Tonga is home to some of the nicest sailing yachts in the Pacific.   At the same time it serves these small Tongan boats quite well. I love the morning light in Nieafu Harbor and when there … Continue reading

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