Never a dull moment in Wacky-Wacky Waikiki! Where else can you get a beach volleyball match (UH beat USC 3-2–GO ‘BOWS!) AND a St. Patrick’s Day Parade at the same time on the same block! Gotta love Waikiki! For the newbies: the images were created with a 70-200mm zoom. The combination of a long… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day in Wacky Waikiki!
Travel Photography—Bridges and Stairs. Bridges and stairs might seem like an odd choice for a blog discussion, but I love them! Bridges and stairs can be an iconic part of your location, provide intricate design elements to capture, create a sense of mystery in your scene and, well, create a humorous dynamic that begs to… Continue reading Bridges and Stairs
It was a real thrill for me to photograph the Old Koloa Sugar Mill on Kaua’i. It was an amazing feeling to capture such an important—and controversial—part of the history of Hawai’i. The building and old trucks were in such an amazing state of disrepair. The rust and decay were like ghosts hanging around to… Continue reading Create a Nostalgic Feel in Six Quick Steps
7/18/17 UPDATE: I would like to express my deepest appreciation for all the support and concern expressed to Joan and me over the past few months. Summer classes from June through August were cancelled/postponed while I recover from back surgery. I had a fusion/decompression procedure at the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae in my lower… Continue reading Light and COLOR–plus a post-surgery update
Chinatown, Manila. The sheer variety and amount of traffic is staggering! Chinatown: Travel Photography–There are many beautiful beaches in the Philippines—and we will see several in the coming months. However, the City of Manila has some unique characteristics of its own. Chinatown is, or was, one of those areas that need to be seen to… Continue reading Street Life Philippines
Street in Nadi Travel Photography—I mentioned last time that I enjoy getting “off the beaten track” when I travel to foreign countries. The tourist spots are stunningly beautiful in this “Island Oasis.” In fact, tourism is the number one industry in Fiji with sugar cane following in second place. I hired a private driver to… Continue reading Fiji Part Two—Beyond the Tourist Spots: Travel Photography
Some of the spectacular scenery in Fiji Fiji Part One—The Tourist: Travel Photography—It is very easy to, uh, “focus” exclusively on the “made for tourist” spots when traveling to different countries—or even different parts of your own country. I certainly do enjoy the touristy spots, but I also make a point to see and learn… Continue reading Fiji Part One–The Tourist Spots
Molokai Remembered: I did a major purge of old DVDs today and found a disc with my OLD mages of a trip to Moloka’i 14 years ago. Modern post production technology brought these dull images back to life. Moloka’i has always had a strangely important place in my heart even though I have been there… Continue reading Moloka’i Remembered