Trip Reports

Trip Report | Solomons | Sep 2018

The Solomon Islands are one of the last truly remote locations.  We've spent a good deal of time in the Solomons over the last several years and are looking fo...

Trip Report | Cocos | Aug 2017

The diving at Cocos Island, Costa Rica is about as different from that in Indonesia as you can get (short of adding ice to the equation).  Yet, the bleak underwater landscape (rocks with urchins and the occasional brownish coral) is home to some of ...

Trip Report | Komodo | June 2017

Five years ago our good friends and amazing underwater photographers Andrew Sallmon and Allison Vitsky Sallmon got married at the amazing Ayana Resort in Bali....

Digital Shootout | Bonaire | 2017

Well, after almost 11 years we made it back to the Caribbean.  For the 2017 Digital Shootout in Bonaire I was the Nauticam rep.  In addition to getting demo g...

Trip Report | Raja and Triton | Apr 2017

Well, after a total of 22 flights between February and May we returned to a sunny Portland with terabytes of 8K RED Weapon Helium footage and lots of amazing Olympus EM1MKII and Phantom 4 Pro photos!  After a short time back in Portland it was time ...

Trip Report | Raja Ampat | Jan 2017

We rang in the New Year aboard the Pindito with roman candles, expired flares, and amazing diving.  This year (and part of last year too?) we decided to do som...

Trip Report | Fiji | Oct 2016

Fiji. So many of the places we lead trips to are not really known to those who don’t partake in diving. Not Fiji. The word rolls off your tongue and you can f...

Trip Report | Komodo | Aug 2016

I look back at all the trips we’ve done and realize that we’ve had the stars align just right so many times. From our manta madness in Hanifaru Bay (the only good encounter for the boat that year) to the hammerheads in the Banda Sea despite El Ni...

Trip Report | Solomon Islands | May 2016

30 days of diving the Solomons from the Bilikiki is not enough. The variety of diving in the over 900 islands is only made better by the complete solitude. With...