Tag Archives: fine art 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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Private Landscape Photography Composition Workshop in Maui

Over 8 years ago Maui Photo Tours was created to offer semi-private and private photography workshops for photographers of all levels coming to Maui.   Over the years we learned that each photographer has unique needs and its better to … Continue reading

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Concentrate on the positive….

Is it possible that the only thing limiting us from doing what we want is us?  I know it sounds crazy but is it is really.  Perhaps the presence of fear and doubt affects how we perceive ourselves, how we act, … Continue reading

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First Sperm Whale sighting in Dominica

Today was our second day on the water on this years Sperm Whale Permit.   The first day was a bust.  These are wild animals so having an unproductive day is expected.  Today was different.  We had several drops and … Continue reading

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Flying Whale

I have seen plenty of breaching whales over my career, but I have only experienced a whale breaching while swimming once.   We had been in the water for an extended period with this calf and its mother. The baby was … Continue reading

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Maui North Shore Sunrise

For day 4 of this B&W challenge I selected an image created in one of my favorite locations in Maui.  I love the rocks, waves, trees, and far off clouds and mountains in the background.  When I think of Hawaii, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black and white photography with another 5 day challenge

It’s good to have friends that like your photography and want to see more black and white images.  So, here I go again starting a new five day challenge.    This image was created in Tonga as the sun was setting.  … Continue reading

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A matter of perspective

It is hard for many people to envision what it is like swimming with a whale.  Indeed, whales are big and we are  small. I will never forget the feelings I had the first time I swam in the presence … Continue reading

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Day 5 of Black and White Challenge

This is the final image of this challenge, and soon I will begin another.   Got to love these challenges.  It is great to see so many wonderful B&W images, so while it does take time, I am happy to participate … Continue reading

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Day 4 Black and White Challenge

Yesterday, John Habour and I set out before the chickens rise so we could catch the sunrise along Maui’s north shore.  We arrived while it was still dark and walked along the beach using a flashlight to look for a … Continue reading

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