Tag Archives: travel photography

Summer is almost here and soon the island will be full of visitors

Summer is a busy time in Maui, with families from around the word coming for a week or two to enjoy paradise.   That is good for the economy, as it means the roads and stores will be crowded.  For … Continue reading

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Priceless Moment

Observing the relationship of a mother and calf in the wild is incredible. During the encounter time seems to stand still and all that exists is the moment.  Within the moment  glimpses of the relationship that exists between a mother … Continue reading

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Thank you for inspiring me!

As a working photographer I spend a lot of time viewing photographs. What you might find interesting however, is that I am not always looking at my work.  Facebook and social media has made it easy to see a lot … 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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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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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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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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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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