Articles

Ocean Geographic April edition

This article is about life beneath the world’s most beautiful harbour. There are Giant cuttlefish, Wobbygong sharks, Weedy sea dragons, frog fish, Green sea turtles, Grey Nurse shark and yes…we have penguins too!

BBC ‘Life’ Series book

I was privileged to have one of my photos from Tonga published in the new BBC book Life, which is an accompaniment to the new series, some of which was shot in Tonga in 2008. The book features some spectacular wildlife from our amazing planet.

10th Anniversary Edition – Humpback Whales of Tonga

I have been coming back to Tonga every year for the past 10 years and have been lucky enough to see some amazing behaviour and have some remarkable encounters. This book commemorates my ten years visiting Tonga, I hope I can continue to do this for another 10 years. Please email me if you would like a limited edition signed copy of the book.

Afloat Magazine – Whale Song

Although we will never know with any certainty just how many Humpbacks swam the world’s oceans before whaling began in earnest in the seventeenth century, the latest genetic estimates suggest the number may have been as high as 240 million animals.

Check out the article at:afloat.com.au.

Jacobs Creek true Character Series

The Jacobs Creek, True Character Series is a collection of stories about inspirational people that have stayed true to dreams, through their passions. I was selected along with several other inspirational, funny, interesting characters from around the world to talk about my passion for whales.

You can watch the True Character series on youtube here: http://www.youtube.com/user/TrueCharacterSeries.

Jacobs Creek true Character Series

Ocean Geographic Issue 16

Recent Articles include ‘The Union of Mother & Child’ an article on parenting behaviour of Humpback whales observed over a decade.

Ocean Geographic Whale Article

Interviews

Sydney Morning Herald – behind the Lens

As part of the Sydney Morning Herald’s (SMH)  behind the Lens series, this interview profiles my account with a Humpback calf to achieve an award winning shot.

SMH Interview with Scott Portelli

Interesting South Conference

The Interesting South Conference is held every few years in Sydney to showcase a number of ideas and topics, I was asked in 2008 to speak about the experience of swimming with Humpback whales.

Interesting South Conference