Fine art reception at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla

Your attendance is requested at a fine art photography reception featuring my photographs at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla. I’ll be presenting selected works as part of the 2014 “Viva La V” series.
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“New Kelp” is on display in Sacramento

I’m proud to announce that New Kelp is on display at Pipeworks in Sacramento, California as part of the California Ocean and Coastal photography contest winners gallery.
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New Photos featured in The Quarterly Magazine

Newly-released photographs from Fiji and the Solomon Islands are featured in the cover story of the Summer 2014 issue of The Quarterly Magazine.
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“New Kelp” on display in Anaheim, California

I’m proud to announce that New Kelp is on display at Center Gallery in Anaheim, California as part of the California Ocean and Coastal photography contest winners gallery.
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“New Kelp” on display in Santa Cruz

New Kelp #4 is now on display at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Lab in Santa Cruz
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Photography workshop in Fiji – November 2013

Improve your photography skills in a relaxed atmosphere at Matava Resort in Fiji.
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Return to Kadavu Island in Fiji

I just returned from my fourth trip to Kadavu Island in Fiji. Highlights included several trips to photograph shallow coral reef “bommies”, giant manta rays and more
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A great experience in the classroom

Today I had the wonderful opportunity to talk with a class of first-graders at our local elementary school about Ocean Week.
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“New Kelp” on display at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

New Kelp by Derek Tarr was one of twelve photographs that will be displayed at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium during the month of March 2012.
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Welcome to the new wildoceanphoto.com

We’ve made some big changes to the website
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“New Kelp” on display at Pacific Grove Art Center

New Kelp by Derek Tarr was one of twelve photographs that will be displayed at the Pacific Grove Art Center from October 26th through December 12th 2011.
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A New Year’s Eve to Remember

Just after the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve and a few glasses of champagne, another passenger aboard the boat said excitedly “come outside – you’ve got to see this!”
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Off to San Clemente aboard the Horizon

It’s great to be back on one of my favorite boats – the Horizon. We’re currently under way, headed out to spend New Year’s Eve at San Clemente Island
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Photograph accepted to 2010 Best of Nature Show

My Tube-Dwelling Anemone photo was accepted to the San Diego Natural History Museum’s 2010 Best of Nature Photography Show.
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“March of the Lobsters” featured in California Diver Magazine

The scuba fitness article titled “Physical Conditioning Fast Track for Lobster Season” by Gretchen Ashton was featured in the 2010 September/October issue of California Diver Magazine.
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