Maui Photography Blog

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…

Leasing art for Staging

Attention realtors, now there is an option to lease beautiful photography to stage homes and businesses that are for sale. Lease terms range from 2-18 months. Rates are affordable and the cost is tax deductible. Sizes and mediums of art vary and delivery service is available. Check out www.douglasjhoffman.com or call 808 870 3686 for…

Relocating to Hawaii, and plan to work from home. Leasing Art is a great option.

These days more and more people are moving to Maui, to work out of their home office. Many are going to be on island for 6 months or a year and as such are not going to spend a fortune on decor. Leasing allows people to obtain beautiful art that will enhance their living space…

A Few Moments of Bliss

These days there is a lot going on with Covid, politics, global warming. While all important issues, we all deserve a few minutes of bliss. As a professional photographer I create images that evoke emotion and decided to create a slide show with the goal of helping people find some bliss. Remember there is a…

How shutter speed affects the emotion of an image

If photographing sports, action, wildlife, or whales, chances are you want to freeze the moment so the viewer can take it in. Situations like this call for a fast shutter speed, like 500th-1000th of a second. When photographing landscapes that have an ocean or stream as part of the composition some photographers may want to…

Environmental portraits create interaction, emotion, and life long memories

  Right now families around the world are looking forward to when it’s safe to travel.  Here in Maui the beaches are currently empty but soon enough families will return and enjoy quality time outside.  With so many families having suffered emotional and financial stress during the pandemic, creating happy memories is more important than…

Family Portraits on location in Maui

Getting your family together for pictures is never an easy task. Coordinating schedules is challenging, thats why many of our clients decide to schedule their family portraits while on vacation in Maui.  The family is together doing fun things each day so having portraits created is just one of the activities. In Maui, there  are…

Kohola Gallery opening soon in Wailea

  Construction on Kohola gallery is happening and it won’t be long until the doors are open.   I am very excited to be the featured artist.  Stay tuned for information regarding the opening date.

Breakthrough Photography

Aloha everyone, I have been a fan of Lee and Hi-tech neutral density filters and use them during workshops, but now there is a new name in the game.   Breath though Photography offers a great line of filters so please check the link.  Soon enough I will have some of their filters in hand…

Nature is fantastic

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…