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HAWAII VISITORS BUREAU – SNORKELING IN HONAUNAU BAY
Tor collaborated with Los Angeles DP Blair Hayes to shoot the underwater footage for this commercial for the Big Island of Hawaii.

HAWAIIAN AIRLINES
Tor and a small group of photographers collaborated to shoot images for the two TV commercials below.
It was an interesting project because still photos were used instead of video.

BEAUTIFUL EARTH on Fuji TV

A SURFING WEDDING

Tor Johnson is a Hawaii based photographer and writer, specializing in sailing, ocean lifestyle and destination imagery with an emphasis on Hawaii. Tor began sailing the world with his family when he was seven years old. An accomplished photographer who sailed with the family gave Tor his first camera. At the ripe old age of seventeen, Tor sailed to Japan. He later learned Japanese at the University of California in Santa Cruz, and received a graduate degree in Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii. Tor now lives in Hawaii, where he passionately photographs “everything,” works on his extensive stock image collection, and accepts interesting assignments.

In addition to his freelance photography, Tor is represented by stock photo agencies Photo Resource Hawaii and Odyssey. Please visit their websites to see more of Tor’s work.

To view Tor’s photojournalism, including past articles from Surfer’s Path and Surfer’s Journal, please visit his PhotoJournalism page.

Tor’s email: tor@tjhawaii.com         phone: 808 348 4073

Contact business manager Kyoko N. Johnson:

Kyoko’s email: kyoko@tjhawaii.com         phone: 808 728 8415