Tag Archives: Douglas Hoffman

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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Day six of Seven Day Nature Challenge

This image was created last week, and it shows my friend Kai Matthes along side a majestic Sperm Whale that just happens to be upside down with its jaw exposed.  The female named Can Opener enjoys brief interactions with swimmers … Continue reading

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Working with Sperm Whales with Kai Matthes in Dominica

I am so very fortunate to have had Kai Metthes of Germany on my recent Sperm Whale Photography expedition in Dominica.   I will always remember Kai as the fearless diver that faced a wild animal just to create a … Continue reading

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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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Recent Trip Advisor Review

Today I got a notice that a workshop client from Seattle, posted a review on Trip Advisor.  Here it is. “My Photo Tour With Douglas Hoffman” Reviewed January 4, 2015 NEW I visited Maui in November after booking a two … Continue reading

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Cell phone panorama

This image was created with my cell phone yesterday during a  photography workshop on Maui’s north shore.  The beach is called Hookipa and it is a famous surf spot.   Cell phone technology has made it easy and fun to be … 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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Fiji, a Divers paradise

Fiji is the topic of many of my posts, and the reason is I love the diving and the people there that work so hard to make the diving possible.  So here is a shout out to all the operators … Continue reading

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Incoming Storm

Last week Maui, was threatened by two hurricanes.  As it turned out we had rain, wind, and turbulent seas but never experienced the full wrath of the storms. The day we we were supposed to get hit by the first … Continue reading

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Underwater Photography Workshop on Composition on Siren in FIji May, 2014

Aloha and Bula, I am looking forward to the Siren liveaboard trip in May of 2014, where I will be teaching a week long workshop on underwater photography composition.  This is an example of the topics that will be covered.  … Continue reading

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