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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Portraits of Frog Fish

There are many ways to create portraits of frog fish. All about the face. A male hanging out in the shadow a female. It’s all about me. Singing as if no fish are listening. Who could forget the wide angle environmental portrait, showing the fish in its environment. Fish portraits are fun to create but…

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Turtle Soup – Image of the Week

Turtles are called “Honu”, in Hawaii. Turtles like to spend time at the spa. This is an area on the reef where cleaner fish come out and nibble on the algae off the back the turtles shell and neck. Some days, the cleaning station can be so busy it like diving in Turtle Soup This…

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Using a Vignette as a foreground element

This post is about one technique photographers use to draw the viewers eye into the portrait. When composing macro images, sometimes the photographer chooses to include an out of focus element in the foreground. This is called a vignette. Notice how the purple coral is out of focus and how that pulls the eye into…

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Bligh Water of Fiji is my favorite area to dive in Fiji

I am very fortunate to have traveled to Fiji to scuba dive over a dozen times. There are a few reasons why I keep returning. The first, is world class diving, and an abundance of soft coral. Second, is the friendly people. Over a span of 20 years the local people I have interacted with…

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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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Ocean Geographic Pictures of the Year

I am very honored to have been a finalist and recipient of two Honorable mentions in this years photography competition. This is a very prestigious competition and so many talented photographers participated. In the Ernie Brooks Black and White Category, these two images made the finals. In the Coral Reefs of the World Category, dedicated…

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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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