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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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Life on the Rock

I live on an island, and some refer to it as the rock.  In fact, some people get rock fever and have to leave the island.   While I am not a Dr. and can’t speak about such things, I … Continue reading

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2016 Whale Photography Exhibit

This image was created during a heat run.  What you cant see are other male whales, and a mother and calf. The males are busy trying to prove which one is the more powerful to the female in the hopes … 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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Rule of Thirds – Let the composition tell the story

As a general rule when creating landscape style portraits putting the horizon in the top or lower third of the composition allows for a more compelling image. If coming to Maui, and you want to see beautiful locations while learning … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Monk Seal

This morning I had the good fortune to see a pregnant Hawaiian Monk Seal resting on the beach.  These animals are endangered and seeing one is very special. From what little I know these seals hunt at night so she … Continue reading

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Rainy days allow photographers to create images with a bit of drama

I was hoping the low clouds would allow for great light at sunset but that did not happen.  Instead the cloud cover intensified and rain came.   This image was created only seconds before the deluge that came. Happy imaging everyone.

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Using neutral density filters makes the impossible – possible

During a recent workshop, we found ourselves in South Kihei around 4 PM.  The light was harsh then moments later quite diffused as the clouds floated across the sky. The tide was low which allowed us to position ourselves in … Continue reading

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Exploring a local village in Indonesia

The last time I was in Indonesia, I took a walk through the jungle and found a small fishing village.  Most of the kids just followed me around like I was the pied piper.  Not this girl. She just sat … Continue reading

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Iconic Location in Maui is a part of the island landscape

I drive by this factory almost everyday and for years I have said to myself I should create a portrait here.  Well,  I finally did it. While it makes a pleasant scene, it also serves to remind me that in … Continue reading

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