Maui Photography Blog

Image of The Week – Time To Reflect

I selected “Time to Reflect”, this week as it features an incredible reflection of a Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. The patterns from the surface flow so well and blend with turtle at the surface. If you want to improve your underwater photography skills, consider a private workshop. Available for purchase online.

Coming to Maui and need to rent a Condo?

I have lived in Maui for over 30 years and one of the most asked questions I get from perspective clients, visitors, and friends is do I know where to get a great price on a condo rental. The answer is yes. Tropical Bound Condo Rentals. Randy, otherwise known as MauiMan has been helping people…

Whats in my bag

As my workshop clients frequently ask what filters are in my camera bag, I thought it would make a good topic for a blog. Over the last 22 years I have tried almost every filter on the market ranging in cost from most affordable to most expensive. I have learned what works for me, and…

Image of the week – Standing The Test of Time

Creating landscape portraits is one of my passions. This week I wanted to feature “Standing The Test of Time”. The feeling and emotion this image evokes is powerful emotion. The motion of the water and ominous clouds obscuring the sunset add a lovely bit of drama. I used a graduated ND filter by breakthrough photography…

Sunset or Sunrise -Which is best for a workshop?

The easy answer is both as these are the times of day when the sun is low in the sky and the light is golden. That said time on Maui is precious and I know you want to make the most of it. For those people that are planning to go to Haleakala for sunrise,…

Image of the Week – Thats all Folks

This week I am featuring a whale portrait, as its the time of year when the whales in Maui return home. This years mating and birthing season is about done, and the whales are eager to return home to eat.

Managing Shutter Speed enables Photographers to Control Emotion

Truth – Anyone can take a decent picture these days. Fact – Not everyone can create portraits that evoke emotion. To be a good photographer you need to visualize the portrait in your mind and decide how you want it to look and feel before putting eye to the camera. For example, if photographing a…

Family is Everything

Maui is a place where people travel and gather to celebrate family and life. These days with Covid -19, needing a negative test to fly, plus all the planning and logistics for a group of ten, travel is quite a challenge. For some it is worth the effort, because family is everything. I recently was…

Quality VS Quantity

Families that are looking for a photographer are faced with many choices. Regardless of budget however, everyone wants value for money spent. This raises the question what constitutes the best value. For some it’s the cheapest price. For others its getting the best quality. Rarely in life does one get the best quality for the…

Opening a New Business and Need affordable Art for decor.

Starting a business requires incredible investment and budgets for decor and art can be restricted. But, that does not have to be the case as leasing art can provide a successful and upscale look to your space, and not cost a fortune. Buying art requires substantial investment and is not tax deductible. Leasing art is…