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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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Nov 04

North Shore Maui – one of my favorite places

    When I think of Hawaii I visualize volcanic mountains, palm trees, beautiful ocean, and rocky coast. This spot has it all and depending up the tide, wind, and waves, it looks different each time I visit.  Come to Maui for a workshop on the north shore and this is one of the spots …

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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..

Aug 03

Make you own path

Follow your creativity

  Each of us follows our own path.  This is what makes us unique.  When it comes to photography each of us has our own style and sense of creativity.  Listen to your invoice.  Try things.   Set out of your comfort zone.   Use the rules of composition as a guide and create images …

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Jul 21

Composition workshop at Kaenea Maui, Workshop

Beautiful Keanae coast

  This week we went to Keanae, which is about halfway to Hana, and worked between the rain to create images with strong impact. In this i mage the rocks in the foreground set a nice frame for the slashing waves along the lava rock wall in the background. Repetition is present in this image …

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Jun 18

Back from teaching landscape and underwater composition in Fiji.

Typical underwater scene in Fiji

Wow, Fiji is an incredible location for its people, incredible marine life and coral reefs, as well as flowers, beaches, and landscapes.  I had a great time sharing composition techniques and helping people become better photographers. Over the course of a week each participant showed dramatic improvement and I couldn’t be more pleased.  Now, I …

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Mar 24

Maui Photo Tours suggests using a tripod when creating landscape photography

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At Maui Photo Tours and Workshops, we know it is a hassle  for Visitors  to pack a tripod.  Luggage restrictions are so harsh these days not to mention tripods are bulky and hard to fin in the suitcase or carry on.  We get it. That is why we have a light weight travel style tripod …

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Mar 22

Sunrise with Maui Photo Tours and Workshops

Sunrise in Paia

Maui Photo Tours and Workshops knows many beautiful locations on Maui, but when it comes to sunrise this spot is one of our favorites!  Located just before Paia, this spot has a rocky coastline that is stunning no matter what the surf or tide is doing.  As the light pops up over the horizon this …

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Dec 20

U/W photography allows divers to capture all the color and excitement that exists underwater

Most of the worlds population has not had the chance to scuba dive and see the wonders that exist underwater.   Indonesia, Fiji, Palau, Papau New Guinea, and the Philippines boast underwater reefs that feature a cornucopia of color. Hawaii, does not have a lot of color in comparison but the state has more endemic …

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Dec 10

Upcoming underwater photography workshop about turtles

Turtle gliding through the water

  Soon I will be teaching a photography workshop underwater.  The topic is wide angle photography, and we will concentrate on turtles in their environment. Turtles make great subjects for wide angle photography and fortunately they are common on many reefs in Maui. For me, the best way to photograph turtles is to meter the …

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