Maui Photo Tours and Workshops teaches photographers to include foreground subjects in their images

The sun was rising and the clouds were  turing a bit pink.  The foreground was still a bit dark.  While walking from the parking area I saw this puddle and knew the reflections of the clouds would make for a very good foreground subject.  So I  got really low and created this image.  While not…

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Sunset in South Maui

  The weather improved just as the sun was setting and we had a nice sunset on an otherwise dreary day. I used Hi-tech graduated Neutral Density Filters to create this image.  This enabled me to use a slow shutter speed to create the mist affect on the rocks.  I just love that mystical feeling.…

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Maui Photo Tour blessed with the presence of Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles

    Today’s Maui Photography workshop took us to Keanae, along Maui’s Road to Hana.  The weather was fantastic and we enjoyed a beautiful sunrise in Paia, beautiful scenery along the road to Hana, and on the way home we stopped to have a look at Hookipa.  The waves were small, and the tide was…

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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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Been having fun scouting locations

I have been looking for tide pools that when the winds and tide are right offer still water that have reflections of trees or clouds.   Unfortunately this week I did not find what I was looking for but nevertheless had a great time  creating images. I call this Top of the Reef.   I…

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Explore your Creativity

This image was created around 5:30 PM on the beach in Maui, and has a shutter speed of 30 seconds. This provides time for the ebb and flow of the ocean to surge in and out of the rocks and creates the frothy milky look. This is a great tool and using it can become part…

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Stellar Sunset in Maui

    Every once in a while the sunset in Maui is just spectacular.  The sky becomes vibrant and dramatic, and a few minutes later its gone.  So glad I was on the beach to capture this sunset.  Its a keeper.  

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Clouds of Paradise

  This image was created during a sunset workshop.  We working with composition concepts that included using foreground, mid ground and back background,s-curves, refections, and diagonal lines.  Included with the workshop is a landscape composition guide. If coming to Maui, consider joining us for a photography workshop and tour of the island .

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iPhone Photography Workshop

What I like about iPhone photography is “Apps”!  There are so many of them and you may feel overwhelmed, which one to choose.  What you need to do is find just 1 or 2 of them.  Use them everyday and discover what you can do. If you are interested in taking iPhone Photography workshop, please…

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