Tag Archive: workshops

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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Dec 22

North Shore of Maui is an incredible place for landscape photography

Every day the view is different as the weather and tides constantly change. This is one of the things that excites me as a photographer. I look at a scene and think about composition and how to tell the story of this place and this moment in time.  This helps me see the image well …

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Dec 05

Big Beach in Makena Maui

41045_Oneloa Beach

  This is one of the finest beaches in Maui.  It is very big, that is why it is referred to as Big Beach. Its proper name is Oneloa Beach.  This is a great destination for afternoon and sunset workshops.  The views toward the ocean are fantastic. Besides the beach there is a lava point, …

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Dec 02

Clouds of Paradise

Hana Path 2.0

  This image was created during a sunset workshop.  We working with composition concepts that included using foreground, mid ground and back background,s-curves, refections, and diagonal lines.  Included with the workshop is a landscape composition guide. If coming to Maui, consider joining us for a photography workshop and tour of the island .

Nov 09

Cant believe my cell phone takes decent photographs

sunset captured with Samsung cell phone

I was at the beach the other day, and wanted to play with my cell phone camera.  I have had the phone for over a month but have been too busy to see what it can do.   Well for a phone camera it does a lot.  I played with with several of options including …

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May 24

iPhone Photography Workshop


What I like about iPhone photography is “Apps”!  There are so many of them and you may feel overwhelmed, which one to choose.  What you need to do is find just 1 or 2 of them.  Use them everyday and discover what you can do. If you are interested in taking iPhone Photography workshop, please …

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Mar 13

Seeing the Forest amongst theTrees.

Aspen Grove

I recently went to Colorado to celebrate my fathers 80th birthday.  While it was winter in Colorado, going back made me remember how colorful the mountains were in the fall when the Aspen were starting to change color. While I miss the mountains and rugged beauty of Colorado, Maui is NO KA OI!  What makes …

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Dec 06

Maui Photo Tours Composition Tip – repetition of design

repetition in design

  Repetition of design in an image enable the viewers eyes to be directed through the image.   Besides the repeating sand channels, notice that along the left and right side there is one sand channel that has a fork in its base.           Repetition in design is about subtly using …

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