Red Forest – Image of The Week

This portrait was created in Feb of 2022, not long after Fiji re-opened its borders. An 8 mm lens was used in order to create this unique perspective. Purchase this portrait on Metal this week and receive a free upgrade to next bigger size. Contact me for details douglashoffman007@gmial.com. If interested in a underwater photography…

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Sink Hole – Image of the Week

This weeks image title speaks for itself. This lava flow had incredible cracks and crevices that filled up with water with every ebb and flow of the tide. Purchase this portrait at any size and get an upgrade to the next larger size at no cost. This offer is valid for one week from date…

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Lines of Composition 

My goal as a photographer is to create portraits that evoke emotion. As part of my creative process, I use tools compositional tools to help me design the image in my minds eye. Vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines, as well as lines that repeat, are elements that contribute to the overall image design and composition…

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Lava Spa – Image of the Week

As waves hit the lava flow, water travels under the surface and create a frothy bath. This is not the kind of place I suggest people hang out as many sea urchins live in the Lava Spa. But, this is a great location to create landscapes as well as teach how to create portraits that…

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Turtle Time – Image of the week

This portrait was created at Mala Wharf in Lahaina Maui. This week only, purchase Turtle Time and get a free upgrade to larger size. This is image is not yet in the online gallery so interested people need to call me to take advantage of this special offer. 808 870 3686.

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Family Portraits become Family Treasures

A couple meet, fall in love, and get married. Time passes and children are born. The kids grow up, and in a blink of an eye are in college or starting families of their own. Family portraits created during this journey document a families history and become priceless family treasures. I am fortunate to have…

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Just Before Dawn – Image of the Week

This weeks image of the week is of a beautiful Maui Sunrise and rightly so titled. Just Before Dawn. I created this at Hookipa Maui. The portrait is printed on metallic photographic paper and face mounted to artist acrylic. The size is 40 x 60 inches and it is stunning. The gallery price is $9,900…

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Makena Surf – Image of the Week

Located in Makena Maui, this is my favorite snorkel spot. The portrait is printed on metallic photographic paper and face mounted to acrylic. The size is 20 x 30 inches. This week it is on special for $1,495 and includes shipping in the US. If interested in an underwater photography workshop I offer options in…

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Frisky – Image of the week

This is Frisky the baby whale. The portrait was created in Tonga and is printed on aluminum. It is 30 x 45 inches in size and framed in aluminum. This week Frisky is on sale for $1,995 and that includes shipping within US. If interested in swimming with whales I am offering a two week…

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Composition and Image Design

Photography is an art. The same rules of composition and image design that apply to painting apply to photography. Elements such as repetition of design, s-curves, diagonal lines, rule of thirds, balance, and proper use of negative space work together to guide the viewers eye through the scene and tell the story. In this image…

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