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Hawaii Moonbow Photography | Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Images
Big Island, Hawaii

I have been photographing the Kilauea Volcano for over ten years and have been lucky to witness many incredible sights while visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. I have seen lava fountains spewing molten rock hundreds of feet into the air, rivers of lava flowing down the slopes of the lower east rift zone, and the glowing red lava lake at the Kilauea summit...

Controlling Lens Flare While Shooting Into The Sun

This article will discuss controlling lens flare in difficult lighting situations. Shooting into the sun is a great way to create dramatic photos. Shooting into the sun comes with its challenges. Let's take a look at some methods of avoiding as well as fixing lens flair.

DxO Nik Collection 5 | Is It A Worthy Upgrade?
06/17/22

DxO recently announced the new release of Nik Collection 5. Since DxO acquired Nik Collection from Google, I have been unimpressed with the updates they have rolled out. In fact, I have only purchased Nik Collection from DxO because the previous free version from Google had been crashing when using it as a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop...

Sony a7R V Leaked Specs And Rumors
05/20/2022

The site Photo Rumors has leaked a full list of specifications of the upcoming a7R V. This is a camera many landscape photographers, including myself, have been anxiously awaiting. Not that the a7R IV is a bad camera...

A Photographers Review Of The M1 Max Macbook Pro For Landscape Photography
05/09/2022
2021 MacBook Pro For Photography

With the 2021 Macbook Pro, Apple introduced two game-changing Apple Silicon chips, the M1 Pro and the M1 Pro Max. This Macbook Pro is the first Apple Silicon designed for pros and is the most powerful Macbook Pro ever...

What's In My Camera Bag

Often I am asked what kind of camera equipment I use. In this article, I will share what I carry with me on most of my shoots and how I use them to create my images.

Alpha 7R IV and Alpha 6400 - Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras

My main workhorse is currently the Sony A7RIV...

Metal Prints Vs. Acrylic Prints: What's the difference, and which is better for me?

Which is better, acrylic prints or metal prints? As a landscape photographer who sells his prints for a living, one of the most common questions I get from clients is which option should I choose, metal or acrylic?

When shopping for fine art photography, you will often run across many options in which photographers are selling their prints...

Sony Officially Announces New FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II
A photo of the new Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II from sony.com


The long-awaited and highly anticipated Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II is officially available for preorder and will ship in June of 2022...

Hawaii Photography Prints In Your Home

The beauty and diversity of the Hawaiian Islands attract people from all parts of the world. The remote islands are diverse, offering breathtaking and vibrant views. One of the reasons I started photographing Hawaii was to capture incredible moments that I almost couldn't believe I was seeing...

Hawaii Photography | Tips for taking the best photos while traveling the Hawaiian Islands



The Hawaiian Islands are like no other place in the world and they offer an endless variety of photographic opportunities. The landscape on every island can be dramatically different across the island chain...

Hawaii Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree Photography: Fine Art Photography Prints For Sale

Mother nature has completely outdone herself when creating the Rainbow Eucalyptus tree. The rainbow eucalyptus tree is native to the Philippines, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea, but it has somehow made its home around the Hawaiian Islands...

Hawaii Photos and Landscape Photography Workshops – Fine Art Photography of Hawaii

Being a landscape photographer living on the Big Island of Hawaii, I have enjoyed photographing here for over ten years. My mission is to capture unique photos of Hawaii's landscapes, seascapes, volcanoes, lava, and culture so that I can tell my stories through my photography...

Hawaii Astrophotography | Photographing Moonbow's and The Milky Way

Hawaii Astrophotography

People refer to Hawaii as a tropical paradise because of its beautiful sandy beaches, lush greenery, and vibrant culture. For a photographer, Hawaii offers endless opportunities for incredible photos...

Photographing an Incredible coastal waterfall with my drone

It wasn't long ago that I had to decide whether I wanted to leave the house with my bag full of my camera equipment or with my large Phantom 4 drone. The drone was large enough that I needed a separate carrying case...

What Is Fine Art America?

Fine Art America claims to be The World's Largest Art Marketplace and Print-On-Demand Technology Company. They state that they have been helping artists sell wall art, home decor, apparel, and other products since 2006 and are home to hundreds of thousands of artists, photographers, graphic designers, illustrators, and iconic brands...

Top 10 Best Selling Photographs of 2021

2021 was an exciting year for photography. Here is a list of my top 10 selling photographs of 2021.

1. Laupahoehoe Rainbow 2. Hilo Bay Sunset 3. Galaxy Gazing Honu
4. Colorful Giants
Colorful Giants | Hawaii Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree Photos

In this photo, I captured a vibrant rainbow eucalyptus tree...