Category Archives: swim with whales

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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Remembering my first Tonga Trip

Aloha, I still remember my first trip to Tonga in 2006.  I chartered a 60 foot sail boat with a whale swim permit and spent 2 weeks sailing through the island group.  We spent 6 days in the Vavau’ island group … 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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Portrait of me working….. Thank you Stas!

I have just returned from Dominica, where I spent 10 days observing, photographing, and swimming with Sperm Whales.  This was my third dedicated Sperm Whale trip and it was more productive than previous expeditions.  I would like to thank my … Continue reading

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2016 Whale Photography Exhibit – Precious Moment

I photographed this mother and calf in August of 2015.  We were so fortunate to float along with this mother and baby for about an hour.  The calf had been on the far side of its mother for the first … Continue reading

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Swimming with Whales

Wanted: like minded people to join adventure dedicated to observing whale behavior above and below the sea.   Must be able to Snorkel.  Previous experience is helpful but not required. Six, Eight, and Ten day adventures offered in 2016. The … Continue reading

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Fleetwood’s on Front St. in Maui, now offers whale art by Douglas Hoffman

Most people have heard of the band Fleetwood Mac.  As it happens Mick Fleetwood lives in Maui, and owns a restaurant and art gallery on Front St. in Lahaina.  Today, I delivered three Humpback Whale portraits to the gallery, and was … Continue reading

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Tis the season of giving – This year why not get yourself a gift too.

Happy holidays everyone. This is a time of year when people get gifts for their friends and family.  I think it should also be a time to buy yourself a gift.   I am not talking about a new pair of … Continue reading

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Born Wild Born Free

“Born Wild Born Free” is another of the images selected for the exhibit at the Montage Kapalua Bay Resort in Maui. The portrait is 30 x 45 inches,  printed on aluminum, and part of limited edition of thirty. When leading … Continue reading

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Whale swimming and photography adventure Aug 10-22, 2015

Since there has been so many people inquiring about 2015 whale swim and photography dedicated adventures, I have added a new expedition.  The dates are Aug 10-22nd, 2015.  The location is Vavau’ Tonga.  It includes 11 full days of whale … Continue reading

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