Monthly Archives: November 2011

Douglas J Hoffman provides companies team building & incentive adventures that combine sailing & snorkeling with whales

Some companies like to build moral and strengthen the productivity of their core members by providing incentive programs, performance based trips, and team building adventures. The reasons for this are many and  include celebrating the achievement of an important company … Continue reading

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La Casa de los Picos

Originally posted on A Certain Slant of Light Photography:
Casa de los Picos, or House of the Sharp Points (ahem), is a Renaissance mansion with a facade running amok with protruding pyramid reliefs. Today it houses the Segovia Art School…

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Douglas Hoffman Photographs local chefs for new Maui book ” Aboslute Maui”

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Douglas Hoffman enters National Geographic Magazine photography competition

I finally faced my fear and entered this very prestigious competition. Check out these links on the National Geographic Magazine Website. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/photo-contest/2011/entries/113968/view/    http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/photo-contest/2011/entries/113964/view/  http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/photo-contest/2011/entries/113992/view/  http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/photo-contest/2011/entries/113994/view/

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Maui Gecko

Nature is everywhere.   This gecko photo was taken in my back yard. To see more photography click here

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Maui’s Honua Kai Resort features over 1000 black and white photographs for room decor

The Honua Kai Resortin Kaanapali Maui features more than 1000 photographs that work together to support the theme of helping connect the land and people to the sea.  Here are some of the images. I look forward to working with … Continue reading

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Maui Photography Workshop – Posing people is an important part of portraiture.

As the photographer we have the ability to place the people in our photographs in positions that flatter body shape, personalty, style, and that help tell the story or evoke the desired emotion.  Posing people requires the photographer to communicate … Continue reading

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Douglas J Hoffman featured in Nov 20th Maui News Sunday Currents

Today the Maui News published a story about my photography and experience with Humpback Whales.  It is an honor to be featured in the currents section.  Check it out. If interested in traveling with me on a dedicated whale photography … Continue reading

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Maui Bamboo Forest

The Bamboo forest is one of my favorite places to go when doing workshops.  Located  20 or so minutes past twin falls on the Hana highway, the bamboo forest has endless examples of compositional elements for scenic photography including framing, … Continue reading

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Small, Beautful, and Toxic

This nudibranch ( snail without a shell) is about an inch long and was photographed in the Lembeh Strait of North Sulawesi Indonesia. The animal is feeding on a hydroid or stinging coral which looks like a fern. Anything coming … Continue reading

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