Category Archives: guided photography tours

Life on the Rock

I live on an island, and some refer to it as the rock.  In fact, some people get rock fever and have to leave the island.   While I am not a Dr. and can’t speak about such things, I … Continue reading

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Sperm Whale Photography Expedition December 1-12th, 2018

  December 1-12th, 2018 is the next Sperm Whale trip in Dominica.   Ten days of whale swimming and 11 nights of accommodation.  Cost is $8,995 December is great month to swim with Sperm Whales.  Who wants to go?   … Continue reading

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The sunflower field on Maui is new and people are taking notice

If on Maui and you see this sunflower field be PONO and don’t block traffic.  This is private property and the owner has not gated it but will likely have to unless the public respects the flowers and the land.

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Surf up JAWS in Maui!

I can only imagine the view the local photographers got up there.  I have to say that is one hell of a pilot! What an incredible day!  Witnessing those waves was simply incredible.   Nature is so impressive.   I … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention at Beneath the Sea

I have not entered a photography competition since receiving first place in an international competition in San Diego five years ago and thought it was time.  So I sent this and a few other images to Beneath the Sea.   … Continue reading

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Tonga Whale Swim Guide

Whale Swimming in Tonga  –   by   Douglas  J Hoffman Tonga, used to be one of the best kept secrets in adventure travel but those days are numbered. The increase in tourism is to a large part related to whale swimming but not all. … Continue reading

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Priceless Moment

Observing the relationship of a mother and calf in the wild is incredible. During the encounter time seems to stand still and all that exists is the moment.  Within the moment  glimpses of the relationship that exists between a mother … Continue reading

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Whale Tales 2016 Feb 12-14, 2016 at The Ritz in Kapalua Maui

A week or so ago the director of Whale Trust, asked me to exhibit whale photography in the foyer of the 10th annual Whale Tales conference, happening in February in Maui. If that was not exciting enough, yesterday I got … Continue reading

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Nature Challenge Day Two

Thank you to Mark Strickland for this most recent Nature Challenge. This is day two and as part of the challenge need to call out another photographer.  Kai Matthes, I choose you! Post a Nature image for seven days and nominate … Continue reading

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Kail’i Smith Photography College Intern

I am mentoring Kail’i Smith, from the Big Island of Hawaii, that is about to graduate from Langara College in Vancouver with a photography degree.   We have spent 4 days together and during this time we have covered camera … Continue reading

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