Using Neutral density Filters on a Maui Photo Tour and Workshop in Makena

  This image was created on a recent Maui Photo Tour & Workshop with Richard from Alaska.  We spent the afternoon working with a variety of Neutral density filters.   We were trying to control the afternoon light, and slow the shutter so that we could crate artistic images of the coastline.  It takes a…

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Maui Photo Tours visits Bamboo Forest

  During a Maui Photo Tour & Workshop, this image of the bamboo forest has a few compositional elements.   Notice the roots.   They are repeating line that draw the eye into the bamboo forest.  Within the trees are converging and vertical lines which also serve to guide the eye through the image and…

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Maui Photo Tours and Workshops offers underwater photography composition workshops

  Maui Photo Tours  offers underwater photography workshops.  The rules of composition apply to underwater photography just as much as they do on land.   In this image the rule of thirds was used.   It shows the behavior of the turtle and tells a story.   The viewer can see where the turtle came…

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How to find the best Photo Tour and Workshop on Maui?

How to find the best photo tour and workshop in the area you live or are traveling to. These days almost everyone has a digital camera in their phone, iPad, tablet, as well as a pocket size point and shoot cameras or SLR. Regardless of what kind of camera,  it has never been easier to…

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Landscape Photography Presentation

On January 25th, 2014, I am doing a presentation on landscape photography at the Maui Art Expo located in the shops at Maalaea Harbor Maui.   Its in the ocean center past the aquarium and next to the Pacific Whale Foundation. The time is 5-7 PM.  The event is free, parking is free. Composition techniques…

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Maui Landmark

This is one of my favorite Maui portraits.  The church is on private property and these days, one must get permission to go down the road that gets you to the church.  I created this landscape portrait a while back before the chain was put up to block access. I love the lines of the…

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Making Panorama Style Photographs

 When I moved to Maui and switched from film to digital photography, I was delighted to find that digital made panoramic imaging far easier to do than film!  Anyone can shoot panoramas with a stock digital camera.  There are a whole bunch of really cool panoramas here, and by putting two or more images together…

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