Hal alias Captain Mal because of a one
off misprint in the yellow pages.
Having smashed his ancient Pentax K1000 Hal went digital with
a small Kodak toy and then graduated to the real thing with
the purchase of a Nikon D100 in 2003.
From then on the D100 has been a constant companion both at
sea and during travel both in Australia and overseas. Here
are some of the better shots of all sorts of critters &
places from north and south of the globe& some from the
remoter places in Australia .
Owner & operator of the Sports Cat Halicat Hal pioneered
whale watching off Sydney
having commenced whale watching tours in 1997.
Apart from the whale watching, many visitors & groups
from overseas take part in the pelagic bird watching &
nature watch tours out to the deep waters off Sydney in search
of the various seabirds & cetaceans that can be seen there.
Thus the preponderance of whale & seabird photos
Enjoy! Photos can be used but should be acknowledged. For
commercial use please enquire.
Scott has been taking nature and wildlife
photographs for over 15 years and has spent the last 7 years
getting a feel for the underwater world of photography.
He Joins us onboard Halicat during the Whale migration season
to capture the majestic behaviour of these gentle giants through
the lens. To see some of his work click
to visit www.scottportelli.com
Swim With Whales in Tonga
Each year between August and October Humpback whales appear in various numbers to mate and give birth in the tropical waters around Tonga. Join award winning wildlife photographer Scott Portelli and his team in 2009 for this life changing experience.
To find out more about the opportunity to swim with whales in Tonga click
to visit www.swimmingwithgentlegiants.com