Maui Photography Blog

Photography Workshops are vital to improve

Over the course of my photography career I made it a point to participate in one workshop a year. Upon earning the Master of Photography Degree I wanted to help other photographers improve their knowledge and skill set and started teaching landscape and underwater water photography. Everyone learns differently. Some can read and retain knowledge.…

Makena cove – Image of the Week

This is Maui’s most popular beach. This is printed as a 66 x 44 inch portrait printed on metallic Photo paper and face mounted to artist acrylic. In the gallery the price was $9,000 but this week it is adjusted to $5,000 and includes shipping within US. This is a listed time offer.

Maui Landscape Photography

People from around the world come to Maui, for action. Everyone of them will take pictures to remember their time in Paradise. Most will do it with a cell phone as the app in the phone makes it so easy. The rest will do it old school and bring a camera and tripod. Many people…

Majestic Sunset – Image of The Week

This portrait was created in South Maui on a day when the light gods were smiling. The piece is 48 x 72 inches and printed on metallic Photographic paper that is face mounted to a special acrylic that reduces U/V rays. The price is $10,000 in the gallery, but this week it is adjusted to…

Perfect Moment – Image of the Week

Created in Tonga this portrait of a baby whale is perfect. The reflections on the surface blow me away. Printed on metallic photographic paper then face mounted to a special artist acrylic that cuts U/V rays and disseminates light equally. The presentation is perfect just like the portrait. There has only been one printed and…

Buoyancy skills for underwater photography

Recently, I taught a workshop for an experienced dive instructor who wanted to learn to take better pictures. The day before the scheduled dive, we met for a dive briefing and I explained the buoyancy skills we would do. The first task was to establish neutral buoyancy 4-5 feet off the bottom and stay there…

Whale Swimming Tour in Tonga

Since 2006, I have been traveling to Tonga to swim with whales. I have developed relationships with experienced boat captains and guest house owners in order to provide a consistent hi-quality experience. My goal is provide the best Private Whale Swim Adventure possible. There are a lot of different kinds of accommodations in Tonga just…

Practice makes perfect

Professional athletes practice their sport for hours on end, so that when the moment comes they perform at a high level. Many elite athletes have personal coach as it takes dedication, perseverance, and mastery to excel. The same is true for photography. The more time I spend behind the lens the more the technical and…

Part of the excitement of dive travel is planning it

I spent the day today looking at flights and option for an upcoming trip to the Philippines. This will be my first time traveling to this country and it brings back the excitement felt planning travel to Thailand, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Time spent planning is fun a part of the experience. The more…

Light is the wonder of it all

Sunsets are like chocolates. They are all sweet, just some are more delicious than others. In this sunset, it is the quality of light along with the clouds that adds that extra bit sweetness. One can never tell how awesome a sunset will be, as the weather changes frequently and often on the island. People…