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Turtle Time

Whenever I have the opportunity I like to go to the North Shore for Sunrise and watch the Turtles wake up and return to the sea after a night of basking on the sand.  If coming to Maui, this is … 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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Surf up JAWS in Maui!

I can only imagine the view the local photographers got up there.  I have to say that is one hell of a pilot! What an incredible day!  Witnessing those waves was simply incredible.   Nature is so impressive.   I … Continue reading

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Tonga Whale Swim Guide

Whale Swimming in Tonga  –   by   Douglas  J Hoffman Tonga, used to be one of the best kept secrets in adventure travel but those days are numbered. The increase in tourism is to a large part related to whale swimming but not all. … Continue reading

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Recent Review on Trip Advisor

This is what I saw first thing in the morning today, and I thought its going to be a beautiful day.    I love teaching and sharing my knowledge of photography. When my clients take the time to write a … Continue reading

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Last day of 2015

This is the last landscape photograph I created in 2015.  The location is about 1/2 way to Hana, and is one of my favorite places on the island.   I come here a lot as the lava rocks and ocean … Continue reading

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Black and White images make people pause and think.

Is it possible we live in a color world which defines our experience.  When color is removed shades of gray with black and white redefine our world and how we see it.  In this process people are exposed to their … Continue reading

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Using motion and movement as a compositional element

This image was created in Makena Maui. I used Neutral density filters to help control the amount of light coming into the camera. A slow shutter speed allowed the incoming tide to appear misty and frothy.  Joinworkshops on a sunset workshop … Continue reading

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Jelly Fish

This image was created during my first Tonga whale swim trip in 2006.  We were on a 60 foot sail boat called Impetuous doing a 10 day charter.  The captain was looking for a place to spend the night when … 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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