Tag Archive: Maui photo tours

Jun 29

Nature is fantastic

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We went to the beach at dawn to photograph the morning light.  We did not expect to see a pair of Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles making their way towards the sea.   And so our day was blessed from the beginning.  So lucky to be in Maui to experience these majestic creatures.   After the …

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May 12

Magical Sunset

Magic Sunset

Sunset is my favorite time of the day.  I love the soft colors and pastels, and then the peaceful feeling of dusk.  Sometime the clouds cooperate like in this image, and sometimes they don’t.  The thing is you don’t know if you don’t go.  Each sunset has unique light and part of the fun is …

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Jan 13

Sunset in Maui is always different. Thats the fun. You never know what your going get.

When you think about Maui, you might visualize sandy beaches, rocky coast line, lava rock, palm trees, blue skies, you know paradise… This is such a beautiful island and no better place to enjoy a tropical sunset. No matter where you are in Maui when the sun sets, you will see a beautiful view. That …

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Jan 05

Paying it forward working with Kaili, who is about to graduate with a photography degree from Langara College

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We will be doing a sunrise workshop later in the week and this is one of the locations I will go to.  Ho’okipa Maui, has a small group of turtles that haul out for the night and sleep on the beach.   Well who wouldn’t like to sleep under the stars in Maui right.  Well, …

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Jan 02

Sunset workshops are all about the light and motion of the ocean

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Sunsets in Maui can be truly breathing. The colors in the sky can be intense beyond words, and sometimes subtle beyond description. Regardless of the quality of light, the way the waves hit the shore can be slowed down allowing motion to become part of the image design.   When you combine light and motion, …

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Dec 23

Nature is all around just take a moment and look.

When on a photo tour and workshop in Maui, we tend to concentrate on seascapes, rocky coastline, waves crashing on the beach, sunrises, sunsets, waterfalls, e.t.c., and tend to overlook the obvious.  Photographers benefit from taking their time and looking around.  By doing so interesting compositions and subjects can surprise you.

Oct 24

Sunset in South Maui

Sunrise on the North Shore

While it is hard to wake up before the rooster, it is worth it when you can create portraits like this in the dawns early light..

Mar 18

Subtle tones make for a surreal sunset

Another beautiful sunset in Hawaii

  Maui has endless locations for landscape photography.  This beach offers a great view of the west Maui Mountains.  The subtle colors in this sunset are surreal.

Mar 14

Sunset along Maui’s Southern Coast

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On a recent Maui workshop we selected a stretch of coastline in Makena, that provided a nice view of Maui’s rocky coastline. A Lee graduated neutral density filter was used to control the quantity of light above the horizon. Working with filters allows the photographer to control light and exercise creativity.  I carry a variety of filters in …

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Oct 08

Working with Lee 2 stop Hard Graduated Neutral Density Filter

Sunset photography

A few weeks back I took the plunge and ordered the Lee 150 mm Neurtral density filter kit made specifically for the nIkon 14-24 mm lens. This week I got to use them.  The kit included a 1 ,2 , & 3 stop hard graduated filter.   Hard refers to the transition between the line …

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