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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Surf Board Fence

What started as a fun project for a man that loves surfing, turned into a local landmark.   Everyday tourists drive around Maui to enjoy its beauty.  Many see the fence and pull over to take a photo. From a composition point of view I really enjoy how the repetition of vertical lines from all…

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Creating photographs from a low position creates a pleasing composition

  One of the things I stress when teaching photography is never put the horizon in the middle of the frame unless you have a good reason.   The reason is it breaks the image into half.   It is much more desirable to put the horizon on the bottom or top third of the…

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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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Maui Photography Workshop & Island Tour

One of the things I love about photography is that it gives people, myself included,  the chance to be creative and try things.  For example, this week I had the pleasure of doing a landscape workshop and island tour with Megan. Throughout our day we visited what  a selection of  locations that offer iconic Maui…

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Makena Sunset

  What a beautiful sunset.  These colors popped about 15 minutes after the sun had set.  So the tip here, is to hang around for a while after the sun goes down and see what happens.   See more scenic images here

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Maui Photo Tour with Izabelle

  Izabella, a marketing professional and less-experienced photographer on her 1st trip to Maui, met me in Kahului.  We started our early morning shoot at “Baby Beach” in Sprecklesville.  It was wet and the rocks were very slippery, so we were very careful as we got her set up for slow shutter speed exposures to…

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Tips for doing family photography this Holiday Season

avoid the tendency to put people in the center of the frame. Instead try putting them a little on the left or right. This change of composition can add a lot of interest and story telling to your photographs.

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