Here is one of may favorite surf board images from a recent trip to Kauai. I love the leading line of the wood frame and the curves in the boards pulling you back into the frame. Image was taken on a Nikon D700 with a 24-70 f/2.8 lens and Lexar UDMA CF card.

Hawaii has been an amazing place. We have had pretty steady winds and intermittent overcast skies, but that has made for some great waterfall shooting.  These first shots are from Opaekaa Falls. This is a great little waterfall with dense forest and trees surrounding the actual falls. My first day to the falls I wasn’t […]

The original Koloa Sugar Mill was originally opened in 1835 and all that remains of that building is the brick chimney in the center of the town of Koloa, but what is left of the main sugar mill is located just outside of town. Now closed and run down, the mill is a reminder of […]

At the end of the day, portraits are as much about the light as anything else. The light helps craft the story. The folks from DLWS were kind enough to have one of their friends out to model for us and let us tell a classic Hawaiian surfer story. Pualani is a beautiful soul and person. She […]

Paul is an amazing person. He is humble, sincere and makes his living by dancing with fire and swords. For this shoot we got to have two shoots in one. Some natural light portraiture and of Paul fire dancing. One of our instructors, RC,  worked on getting setup a variety of  settings in a small […]