Tag Archives: black and white photography

Clouds can be a powerful tool within the composition of an image

Having a nice foreground is good and helps tell a story but take a moment and look at the clouds in these images.  Can you see how they bring a balance to the portraits.   Movement is a big part … Continue reading

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Kohola Gallery is named after the Whales

Whales are large animals that weigh around 30-40 tons but they are also quite graceful. Whale season may be over in Hawaii, and while out of sign, they are never out of mind. Kohola Gallery in Maui, is named after … Continue reading

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standing the test of time

I have driven by this tree thousands of times.  Recently, I stopped and created this image.  The time was 4 PM and the sun was high in the sky.  The winds were blowing about 15-20 and I dared not let … 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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Children are the future

I have been busy creating a new educational program to share with the children at Montessori Up Country Maui,  with about 90 new images of Humpback and Sperm Whales.  I presented there about this time last year and had a … Continue reading

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Photographic Art at Montage Kapalua Bay, Fleetwood’s Art Gallery, and Honua Kai Resort

Tomorrow morning I will deliver eleven Humpback Whale portraits to the Montage Kapalua Bay Hotel, for an extended exhibit.  The collection includes  signed and numbered portraits, two -portraits from a series limited to six, and one image that is part of … 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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Doing what you love brings joy to yourself and the world

The Whale photograph below was taken in Sept of 2014, and it reminds me that everyone wants to have fun.  This female whale did not have a calf or a escort with her and she seemed to be enjoying her … Continue reading

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At home on the water

This image was created in Indonesia.  I was on a boat returning to the harbor and just happened to see these houses coming up ahead and managed to grab a camera and capture this scene.  While these homes look in … 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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