Category Archive: Maui Waterfalls Photography

Dec 23

Don’t always have to walk far to find beauty in Maui

  Literally three feet behind me is the road.  I simply pulled over got out of the car, set up the tripod, and created this image.   Is it always this easy no.   But, it can be.   Beauty is everywhere in Hawaii.  So, rather than go fast, take your time and enjoy the …

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Nov 15

Just add water

Morning moisture

On a recent workshop, I was walking along the path towards the ocean when I spied this Cannily with water drops.  I had the camera set up for wide angle landscape portraits but found this scene compelling enough to rush back to the car and grab my 60-180 macro zoom lens.  This is a very …

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May 13

How I see design and compositional elements within an image

small bridge & stream

While leading a workshop this week, I trudged off the beaten path hopeful too find still water and a reflection. I found this small bridge and stream and found my way to a location that allowed me to use the foliage as a fore ground element and serve as a diagonal line and draw the …

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May 07

Maui Photography Workshop & Island Tour


One of the things I love about photography is that it gives people, myself included,  the chance to be creative and try things.  For example, this week I had the pleasure of doing a landscape workshop and island tour with Megan. Throughout our day we visited what  a selection of  locations that offer iconic Maui …

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Apr 23

Framing photographs for compositional affect


  In this waterfall image I used the foliage on the left to frame the photograph.  The green leaves catch the eye and guide them into the three waterfalls behind.  This waterfall is along the road to Hana however be advised there is no parking.  Please respect other drivers and do not stop on the …

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Apr 09

North Shore Sunrise

Most of the people getting up before dawn on Maui are either going to work,  fishing or scuba diving. There are a few though that get up early in order to get to a beautiful location so when the sun comes up they cm make landscape and island scenic photographs like this.  When the light …

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Apr 07

Waterfront Restaurant in Maui

The Waterfront Restaurant in Maui has been an island favorite for over 25 years.  The restaurant has moved a small distance and now has a very large space overlooking Maalaea Harbor.  We have eaten there to celebrate all of our anniversaries and are so excited that Douglas’ photography was selected for the decor.  When the doors …

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Mar 17

Aloha Friday Photo Safari


We arrived at beach along Maui’s North shore in time to walk around looking for locations to create photographs before the sun came up.  During the drive the discussion was about composition and how point of view and perspective affects the impact. Many people take pictures with their camera a foot or two above waist …

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Dec 15

Maui Photo Tour – Mystic Waterfall

Mystic Waterfall

This is one of our favorite locations, and its not on any tourist map or bus tour.   See more beautiful photographs here

Dec 14

Maui Photo Tour with Biju Varghese

41058_Mystic Waterfall 3_a

Not that long ago Biju Varghese brought his camera and  enthusiasm for photography to Maui.  Our workshop started  an hour prior to dawn to give us time to get to the Keanae peninsula in time for sunrise.  From their we went to the Keanae Arboretum, and then the bamboo forest. During our morning together Biju, …

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