Make you own path

  Each of us follows our own path.  This is what makes us unique.  When it comes to photography each of us has our own style and sense of creativity.  Listen to your invoice.  Try things.   Set out of your comfort zone.   Use the rules of composition as a guide and create images…

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Slow shutter speeds allow artistic composition

Iao valley is one of my favorite locations to lead photography workshops on Maui.  defending in to the valley is like going to another time and place.   Perhaps that is why movie makes used the Valley in the opening sequence to the move Jurassic Park.  I don’t hike to far into the valley but…

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Rainy days and Mondays don’t have to get you down

  Yesterday it was really stormy and wet, today the skies were dark and there was periodic rain.  This did not stop Evan, Claire, and I from going on the road to Hana and create landscape photographs.  We did get rained out of some of the places I would have otherwise gone, but this created…

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Maui Photo Tours Sunset Workshop

Maui Photo Tours Sunset Workshops teaches people how to make exciting sunset photographs.  This is one of our most popular tours.  We start in the afternoon and make beautiful landscape images through sunset.  Typically we will go to the southern shore for sunsets and work in Kihei, Wailea, and Makena.  We like to spend some…

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Learn how to make beautiful images during harsh light with Maui Photo Tours and Workshops

  The island of Maui is so beautiful, and many people want to capture the beauty in photographs to take home and share with their friends and family.   The problem is that during the day the light is harsh and most often the sky is much brighter than the foreground.  These problems can be…

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Maui Photo Tours and Workshop with Mary

  This is Mary and we spent two days together last week.  The first day we enjoyed a sunrise tour along the road to Hana.  We went to Paia for the sunrise which was beautiful. Then went to a waterfall, and Iao valley.     On the second day we enjoyed an afternoon tour of…

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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 loves using neutral density filters

This week Maui Photo Tours and Workshops had some clients that wanted to do a longer afternoon and sunset tour, so I built in a visit to Iao Valley in our schedule.  The are is famous for the Iao Needle.  Its an iconic landmark that every tourist bus stops at.   Perhaps that is why…

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Sunrise with Maui Photo Tours and Workshops

Maui Photo Tours and Workshops knows many beautiful locations on Maui, but when it comes to sunrise this spot is one of our favorites!  Located just before Paia, this spot has a rocky coastline that is stunning no matter what the surf or tide is doing.  As the light pops up over the horizon this…

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Maui Photo Tours and Workshops makes learning composition fun and easy

Making landscape photographs on a Maui Photo Tour and Workshop   Maui Photo Tours makes it easy and fun to learn photography composition. When you sign up for a tour we email you a PDF with explanations of the most important rules of composition along with photographs that show the rule being used.   When…

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