Swim with whales in the Kingdom of Tonga

Whale Discoveries presents a a series of Photographic Workshops in Tonga in 2012 with renowned underwater photographer Douglas J Hoffman.

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Sept 12 to Sept 21 | Sept 22 to Oct 1st | Oct 2nd to Oct 11th

5 days Photographic workshop whalewatch/swimming aboard the Tropic Bird including pickup and drop off to your accommodation. Also includes 3 course lunch on each whalewatch/swim day, snorkelling gear and wetsuit.
Photographic tips and discussions on all aspects of underwater photography.
Douglas J Hoffmans is your host and in-water swim guide so please check out
his website
Over the last few years Douglas' Humpback and Sperm Whale photographs have been featured on three magazine covers, as the face of an end whaling campaign sponsored by WDCS. In 2010 Douglas received the Eastman Kodak Award for Photographic Excellence and in 2008 received first place in the Our World Underwater Photography Competition. In 1998, Douglas recieved the Australian videographer of the year award.
Douglas is a regular contributor to the underwater photography guide and has his own
When not travelling Douglas provides on location photography services for families, teaches workshops in Hawaii, creates photographic art for décor in hotels, businesses, and private collectors.