Maui Photography Blog

Getting ready for Senior Portraits?

It is always better start planning anything ahead.  Senior portrait is one big mile marker for your child as well as you as parents.  I would like to say “Congratulations!” to both of you!  So, now let’s get starting to plan your senior portrait sessions.  We are here to help you! Love,   Mieko  

Jumping for Joy

This family is having a blast on their Maui vacation. As the kids grow up an start their own lives this portrait will remind them of the fun times had growing up.

Living in the Moment

While on vacation this young lady was enjoying the sunset in Makena Maui.

Three Sisters

Besides the happy faces of the girls, I wanted to capture their reflections and the colorful clouds so I decided to go vertical.

Sunrise along Maui’s North Shore

Earlier this month Douglas was scouting new locations to do family portraits along the north shore. Starting at sunset to see the morning light, Douglas enjoyed this view from Sprecklesville. This location is an option for families that are staying on the north shore.

Daddy’s girls are all grown up

Daddy’s little girls are all grown up

New beginning, Leigh and Thomas with their beautiful boy

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“Exploring Kihei” Kings Family Way

How to show off your family’s great personalities in the portrait.

Doug’s recent interview by Maui News

Lens a catalyst for environmental causes WITH EVERY IMAGE, ISLE PHOTOGRAPHER SPEAKS A THOUSAND WORDS ABOUT LOCAL AND GLOBAL EFFORTS June 2, 2011 The Maui News Save |  http://mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/550073/Lens-a-catalyst-for-environmental-causes.html KIHEI – Local photographer Douglas J. Hoffman uses his lens as a language. His underwater photographs, many of which are taken in waters off Hawaii, have…

We are proud parents!

Enjoy this video! Kihei Elementary School Ho\’olauea 2011 Our daughter survived her first year as 1st grader in public school.  A year ago, transfering  her from small tiny private school to over populated public school felt like leaving her in the Jungle of Amazon.  However, she thrived!  She thrived so much.  We are proud of…