Monthly Archives: July 2012

Stationary Predator

This snake eel has its body in the sand so that only its head is visible.  The color and texture resembles that of a sponge and since it stays still, unsuspecting fish pay it little attention.  That can be a … Continue reading

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Swimming with Whales with Amanda Cotton

I am so to announce that well known underwater photographer and tour guide Amanda Cotton, will join me for an expedition dedicated to photographing  Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales in Ha’apai Tonga September 12-21, 2013.   The adventure consists of 9 … Continue reading

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Litter Bugs Me

When I saw this sign I had to pull over and photograph the tree.  Litter bugs me too!

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Clown Fish in Thumb Anemone

Indonesia is one of my favorite places to dive.  The first time I went there was in 1993.  Back then diving was just becoming popular and there were only two operators in Manado and the Lembeh Strait was not yet … Continue reading

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Fiji reefs are the most colorful in the world

While I have enjoyed incredible dives in Papua New Guinea, Palau, and Indonesia, I have to say Fiji, is King when it comes to color.  That does not mean I don’t love the other destinations mentioned.  I do as the … Continue reading

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Tonga – Where the whales play

In September I will go to Tonga for the 8th time.  In my case it seems swimming with whales has become an annual event. This season I will visit Vavau’ for  five days, then go to Ha’apai, the middle island … Continue reading

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Maui is at the end of the Rainbow

Maui has incredible rainbows but the do not trespass signs might keep you from finding the pot of gold. If coming to Maui check out a cute store called Maui Memories or have dinner at the Waterfront in Maalaea

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Kauai – Stunning view

Not long ago I was in Kauai, and had the opportunity to create this portrait.  I just loved the clouds on this day and by putting the horizon in the lower third I was able to capture the majesty of … Continue reading

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Maui Photography Workshop in Keanae

This is Dave Austin, and he is having a great time applying several elements of image design in our recent workshop. On the drive to Hana we discussed  the rule of thirds, leading lines, lines of repetition, diagonal lines, foreground … Continue reading

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Maui photography workshop at the beach

Yesterday,  I had the pleasure of teaching a photography workshop for ten women that came to Maui to attend a vow renewal.  The sister of the bride wanted to do something fun to thank these women for traveling to Maui, … Continue reading

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