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    November Sea-gram

    Hi SB Members, The November issue of Sea-gram, the online newsletter for divers, ocean-lovers, and "deep-thinkers" everywhere, is now out! November's issue and Archived issues can be read at: MilaBooks.com November featrure articles: Whales, Dodging Those Deadly Harpoons! and CONTACT...
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    Show us your Sealife weekend diving pics!

    I've used SeaLife products for quite a while, and wrote an inexpensive photo manual for divers who want to return with good photos without spending their bottom time fiddling with manual controls. The auto settings are great if you use good dive photo techniques. Check out my website...
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    New Online Newsletter

    Hi Blueorca, Thanks for signing up. Hope you enjoy reading Sea-gram. September's edition will be published next week. If you'd like to receive the August issue send me a private email, to paul@paulmila.com and I'll email you the August Sea-gram. Cheers! Paul
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    New Online Newsletter

    Hi DM95, Received your reply to my post about my new online newsletter, the Sea-gram, but not sure if "THANKS" means you'd like to receive it or what? If so, you can sign up for Sea-gram from my website, Paul Mila Books or email me at paul@paulmila.com. Cheers! Paul
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    New Online Newsletter

    Hi Dive Buddies, Just wanted to let you know that I’ve recently started a new monthly online newsletter, The Sea-gram. Each issue contains photo tips, a photo with an intetresting story behind it (you are all invited to submit your photos & a story), a monthly conservation topic, and more...
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    New Online Newsletter

    Hi Dive Buddies, Just wanted to let you know that I’ve recently started a new monthly online newsletter for ocean lovers and divers, The Sea-gram. Each issue contains photo tips, a photo with an intetresting story behind it (you are all invited to submit your photos & a story), a monthly...
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    New Basic Underwater Photography manual now available

    I've recently published a low-cost photo manual, designed for new divers or beginning photographers who want to come home with nice photos without constantly fiddling with their camera's manual controls. Available at Paul Mila Books See testimonials from divers below: Testimonials for Basic...
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    Photo Manual Designed for New Divers & Beginning Photographers

    I recently published a low-cost photo manual designed for those who want to come home with nice photos but want to enjoy their dives without constantly fiddling with their camera' manual controls. Available at Paul Mila Books Check out testimonials from divers below: Testimonials for Basic...
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers in Tonga

    Hi, Wand94nard, Hey, just book a trip and you can experience the same thing. Check out the NAI'A website. Didn't see where you are from, but if it's easier for you to travel to the Dominican Republic, a less expensive trip to the SilverBank can get you into the water with humpbacks too. Paul
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers in Tonga

    Hi NTSILVER, I think I replied, but here is more detail: Yes, NAI'A goes to Tonga during whale season, July through Oct/Nov. Not sure of the exact current schedule. The encounters are stricly snorkeling and free diving, as you saw on the video. When the whales were not around we did some...
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers in Tonga

    Hi Simmonsjr, Yes, it was absolutely amazing. Very humbling to be in the presence of giants! Paul
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers in Tonga

    Hi Scuba Ape, Yes they were but because of the way sound travels underwater we could never tell what whale was making which noises. Also, it wasn't as loud in person as on the video. I think the volume was amplified for recording. Paul
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers in Tonga

    Hi Triswebb, Are you a local Tongan operator? Did you ever see the whales when you were scuba diving? When we dove we heard them but didn't see them. Paul
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers

    Hi BDA, I wasn't the videographer; that was Rob Barrel, owner of the NAI'A dive operation. I was taking still-photos. I can send you a couple if you'd like. Contact me directly at pjmila@hotmail.com and I will email them to your address. Yes, I've been with humpbacks before, for a week in...
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    Humpback whales play with free-divers in Tonga

    Yes, NAI'A goes to Tonga during whale season, July to September. Usually a 10-day cruise to watch AND swim with the humpbacks. Some other operators just do whale watching. If you want to get to their site go to my site, Paul Mila Books then click on the Links tab. Click on the whale photo and...
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