Tag Archives: swimming with whales

One of my favorite fish to photograph is the Frog Fish

  I photographed this fish a few years back and forgot about as I have been focusing on whales rather macro life.   That said today while organizing some hard drive space I came across this portrait and smiled.   … Continue reading

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2016 Whale Photography Exhibit at the Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui.

This portrait was created on what turned out to be my last day of whale swimming in the 2015 season.  During the swim I had stomach discomfort that turned into a burst appendix which let to an emergency evacuation and … Continue reading

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Swimming with Whales

Wanted: like minded people to join adventure dedicated to observing whale behavior above and below the sea.   Must be able to Snorkel.  Previous experience is helpful but not required. Six, Eight, and Ten day adventures offered in 2016. The … 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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Fleetwood’s on Front St. in Maui, now offers whale art by Douglas Hoffman

Most people have heard of the band Fleetwood Mac.  As it happens Mick Fleetwood lives in Maui, and owns a restaurant and art gallery on Front St. in Lahaina.  Today, I delivered three Humpback Whale portraits to the gallery, and was … Continue reading

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Jumping for Joy!

I had the opportunity to go whale watching this week in Maui, and it was so nice to get out on the water.  The whales were ever-present and we saw several competition pods, and a few mother calf and escorts.  … Continue reading

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Tis the season of giving – This year why not get yourself a gift too.

Happy holidays everyone. This is a time of year when people get gifts for their friends and family.  I think it should also be a time to buy yourself a gift.   I am not talking about a new pair of … Continue reading

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Heading out

This breaching whale is celebrating both the coming of  whale season in Hawaii, and that this is the last day of this particular B&W Five day challenge by Scott McGee.  This whale jumped for Joy and to take a look … Continue reading

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Whale swimming and photography adventure Aug 10-22, 2015

Since there has been so many people inquiring about 2015 whale swim and photography dedicated adventures, I have added a new expedition.  The dates are Aug 10-22nd, 2015.  The location is Vavau’ Tonga.  It includes 11 full days of whale … 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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