Maui Photography Blog

Image of the Week – Hookipa Sunrise

Back in the day, Hookipa Beach would open the gates at 5:30 AM, and all of the local surfers would come and surf for an hour before going to work. I used to go there to watch the morning light and waves. The light, mood, and feeling is different every time I go, but what…

Image of the Week – Just before Dawn

Just before Dawn was created at Hookipa Maui, in the moments just prior to sunrise. The sky was transitioning from black to blue and the timing was good to capture violet hues in the sky and reflected on the water. Check out this site to see more stunning photography or learn about private workshops.

Image of the Week- Surfs Up at Jaws

We left Kahului harbor at 4:30 AM, and headed towards jaws. The surf was big, and the sky was black. The boat ride was an adventure by itself. We arrived at Jaws just as the light of dawn kissed the sky. It was really kind of surreal being 75 feet away from a 50 foot…

Simple things photographers can do when traveling that solve problems from ever starting

Regardless of what kind of camera, size of memory, speed of lens, people want to remember and share their experiences. Photography is the best way to do that. However, with all the last minute things that happen on the day of travel that sometimes problems arise. Here are some travel tips for photographers. These tips…

Five Tips for new underwater photographers

#1 Proper finning is one of the most important factors when creating photographs underwater. All too many divers, new and experienced, kick in a manner that stirs up the bottom sediment. Turbidity is the result and as the particles float in the water column they reflect strobe light causing even more problems. The trick is…

Image of the Week – Mothers Intuition

A female Humpback Whale has a hard life. She swims thousands of miles from the feeding grounds to mate or give birth, only to travel back to the feeding grounds. This is an arduous trip faced with many dangers ranging from ships, Orca, entanglement, and global waring. Giving birth and feeding her calf everyday taps…

Tips on Underwater Photography while snorkeling on vacation

With summer in full swing, lots of families are coming to Hawaii, and I have seen a variety of cameras and cell phones being used at the surface while snorkeling. Here are some commonsense tips. Spoiler alert they dont all have to do with the camera but have everything to do with you! Tip one.…

Image of the Week – King of the Forest

This is one of the majestic trees I have ever seen. Located in Hana, along the hike to Waimoku Falls, this Banyan Tree will tree will surely take your breath away. As I sat in the forest and watched light filter between the leaves of this tree I felt this tree was the king of…

Thinking about Tonga

I went to Tonga for the first time in 2006, to swim with whales legally. Tonga is one of the few places in the world that has organized whale swimming under permit. I learned that swimming with whales fills my heart with joy. Just floating along in the presence of whales is incredible, but when…

Photography in your office completes the space, sets a tone, and silently supports your brand.

Photography has the power to evoke emotion and evoke response. When people come to your office, one fo the first things they notice will be the art on the walls. This can help put someone at ease and that makes doing business easier. A beautiful photograph of a shark in a lawyer’s office might help…