This year I attended the Prince Lot Hula Festival XXXVII presented by Moanalua Gardens Foundation.  I took many photos purely in the spirit of appreciation & observation. It was a mana rich event with the beauty of the flowers & dress, the dance & movements, the gestures & stance but also the atmosphereContinue Reading

The sound of roosters crowing is audible on the recording of my conversation with photographer Doug Falter. It immediately brings me back to the sunny, beautiful & otherwise very quiet setting where I met Doug to talk story. It’s a beautiful weekday morning in Haleiwa & I am meeting withContinue Reading

When I do test & photographer initiated portfolio shoots  with agency signed models, I usually request that they wear minimal to no makeup as I love to capture their natural beauty. I also typically request that they choose their own outfits as I love to see a model’s personal style.Continue Reading

Last Summer I had freshly relocated back to the Hawaiian Islands & was eager to start photographing & acclimating to the local light & landscapes. This shoot with Rachel was a great example of what I love about classic beach photo vibes! Photos of Rachel taken in September, 2013 inContinue Reading

Location details from a recent children’s editorial shoot for Enfants Terrible Magazine at Kahala Hotel & Resort It was exciting when I got the green light from the PR office at the Kahala Hotel & Resort to be able to use their location for an editorial for the Midsummer editionContinue Reading