Tag Archives: landscape photography

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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Photography as decor

  One of the questions I get asked a lot, is what kind of photography do I have on the walls in my house.  North Shore sunrise is next to my bed.   It is the first thing I see … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Reality Check.  People are free to think what they will. You don’t have to like it, but in order to live with happiness rather than resentment you need to accept it.

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You never know unless you go……

Maui has been enjoying Seattle type weather for the last week.  Dreary skies with lots of rain.  While the island needs the rain, the weather has kept people inside.  Go figure.   Well, last night I was driving home around sunset … Continue reading

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Maui, is a photographers paradise

Maui, has beautiful bamboo forests, sandy beaches, rugged and rocky coastlines, waterfalls, verdant valleys, streams, the pacific ocean, and so much more.  Indeed the island is paradise for photographers.  That said the quality of light in Maui can at times … Continue reading

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Following your passion

Say hello to Flavio, and his passion is photography. We got up before the chickens and roosters and headed towards Maui’s north shore for sunrise.   While there were not a lot of clouds, to catch the pinks in the dawns … Continue reading

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Oh, say can you see the dawns early light!

What an awesome morning.  Conditions were perfect for landscape photography.  Darcey and I went to the north shore for the sunrise, and while the clouds were light, the light was right, and the waves were clean and gentle. We were … Continue reading

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Side of the Road

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of working with Nadine, who had just purchased a set of Lee Graduated Neutral Density Filters.  This field of wild weeds is something I have gone by hundreds of times over the years and thought … 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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last words as 2014 comes to a close

As 2014 comes to a close, I want to say thank you for reading my posts and the conversations that followed. I am grateful to have so many great people in my life.  I really had a whale of a … Continue reading

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