Tag Archive: underwater photography

Jul 27

Just added another Photography workshop in Tonga dedicated to whales

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For the last ten years I have been leading small groups of photographers to Tonga to snorkel with Humpback Whales.  I leave in about a month for the 2014 season, and am happy to announce a new trip in 2015.  The dates are Sept 4-11th and the boat is wildlife a 53 foot sailing catamaran. …

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Mar 13

Maui Photo Tours and Workshops offers underwater photography composition workshops

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  Maui Photo Tours  offers underwater photography workshops.  The rules of composition apply to underwater photography just as much as they do on land.   In this image the rule of thirds was used.   It shows the behavior of the turtle and tells a story.   The viewer can see where the turtle came …

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Jan 08

Whale Photography Presentation

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I will be doing a Humpback Whale Photography presentation on January 18th from 5 -7 PM at the Maui Art Expo.  This location is in the harbor shops at Maalaea Harbor, Maui.   The store is next to the Pacific Whale Foundation. The event is free, parking is free, and it is going to be …

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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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Nov 30

Whale Photography Workshops

Swimming with Whales

While I live in Maui, which is known as the humpback whale capital of the pacific, each year I conduct two workshops dedicated to photographing Humpback whales above and below the surface in Tonga. I go to Tonga because I can that is where I can do it legally.  In Hawaii, swimming with Humpbacks is …

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May 05

Whale art

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This portrait along with over 40 more will be installed soon into the new location of the Waterfront Restaurant located at Maalaea Harbor.  While in Maui come and check it out.  If not coming to Maui check out this gallery.

Mar 15

Take the Plunge.

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Many photographers dive into underwater photography with a lot of enthusiasm but end up discouraged because the images made did not meet expectations. The bottom line is that many elements have to come together in order to create good images underwater. Understanding what works and more importantly what does not, takes time. The good news …

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