Monthly Archives: February 2015

Whale watching in Maui!

I went for a whale watch yesterday and since I have seen so many images the last few years created by people whale watching that dunked their camera over the side of the boat that I decided to bring my … Continue reading

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Maui, is a photographers paradise

Maui, has beautiful bamboo forests, sandy beaches, rugged and rocky coastlines, waterfalls, verdant valleys, streams, the pacific ocean, and so much more.  Indeed the island is paradise for photographers.  That said the quality of light in Maui can at times … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Monk Seal

This morning I had the good fortune to see a pregnant Hawaiian Monk Seal resting on the beach.  These animals are endangered and seeing one is very special. From what little I know these seals hunt at night so she … Continue reading

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Rainy days allow photographers to create images with a bit of drama

I was hoping the low clouds would allow for great light at sunset but that did not happen.  Instead the cloud cover intensified and rain came.   This image was created only seconds before the deluge that came. Happy imaging everyone.

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Pleasant Dreams Maui

Another beautiful day in Maui, comes to an end.  Soon the stars will shine and the sound of the waves lapping on the beach will be heard only by the wind and tiny crabs scampering in the sand. So glad … Continue reading

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Let the appreciation for whales continue with this drawing

As a father, conservationist, educator, and whale photographer, I am so proud of the drawings created by the students that attended my recent whale talk.  Each drawing is special and unique and shares a message of love, hope, and conservation … Continue reading

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Crayon Whale Art by Children from Maui’s Upcountry Montessori School

Just recently I did a presentation on whales at a local school.  In attendance were about 130 kids ranging from 5-11 years old.  I have dozens of presentations like this before but I never had as much fun as this … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn

This morning the sunrise had a bit of color in the sky.  The light in the clouds only lasted a few minutes and then daylight was upon us. Thankfully, only a few moments were needed to create this portrait as … Continue reading

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Sunset in south Maui

Maui is a beautiful island with limitless beautiful locations.   That’s one of the reasons it’s called paradise. I created this image yesterday.  The skies were cloudy and it rained most of the day but around 5 PM the weather changed … Continue reading

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Following your passion

Say hello to Flavio, and his passion is photography. We got up before the chickens and roosters and headed towards Maui’s north shore for sunrise.   While there were not a lot of clouds, to catch the pinks in the dawns … Continue reading

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