Perfect Moment – Image of the Week

Created in Tonga this portrait of a baby whale is perfect. The reflections on the surface blow me away. Printed on metallic photographic paper then face mounted to a special artist acrylic that cuts U/V rays and disseminates light equally. The presentation is perfect just like the portrait. There has only been one printed and…

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Image of the Week – Mothers Intuition

A female Humpback Whale has a hard life. She swims thousands of miles from the feeding grounds to mate or give birth, only to travel back to the feeding grounds. This is an arduous trip faced with many dangers ranging from ships, Orca, entanglement, and global waring. Giving birth and feeding her calf everyday taps…

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Humpback Amore – Image of the Week

This portrait was created in 2015, in Vavau’ Tonga. I had chartered a boat to swim with whales for 10 days, This was the 8th day and due to a life threatening emergency, turned out to be the last. That morning, we left the harbor and went south looking for signs of whale activity. After…

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Dry or wet, we have a workshop for you

  I am in the midst of packing for Tonga.  I will be leading two back to back photography workshops dedicated to humpback whales.   We will photograph them from the comfort of a 53 foot sailing catamaran and while snorkeling in the sea. I will do some presentations and help people set up their…

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Just added another Photography workshop in Tonga dedicated to whales

For the last ten years I have been leading small groups of photographers to Tonga to snorkel with Humpback Whales.  I leave in about a month for the 2014 season, and am happy to announce a new trip in 2015.  The dates are Sept 4-11th and the boat is wildlife a 53 foot sailing catamaran.…

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Whale Photography Workshop

  I spent the week participating in Whale Trust 2014  – a four day event all about whales.  The best scientists and National Geographic Photographers presented programs.  It was an honor to be included.  On the last day I went on a whale watch and helped people set up their cameras.  Towards the end, this…

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Whale Photography Presentation

I will be doing a Humpback Whale Photography presentation on January 18th from 5 -7 PM at the Maui Art Expo.  This location is in the harbor shops at Maalaea Harbor, Maui.   The store is next to the Pacific Whale Foundation. The event is free, parking is free, and it is going to be…

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Whale Photography Workshops

While I live in Maui, which is known as the humpback whale capital of the pacific, each year I conduct two workshops dedicated to photographing Humpback whales above and below the surface in Tonga. I go to Tonga because I can that is where I can do it legally.  In Hawaii, swimming with Humpbacks is…

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Maui Photo Tours – Tips on photographing whales from a boat

Many people come to Maui and go whale watching. Most people have a camera and want to get good pictures of the whale.  Here are some tips. 1) dont hold the boat with one hand and take picture with the other.  The vibration of the boat will come through and the photograph will be blurry.…

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