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Rain on Kauai

I just have to share this with you, my beloved readers: It happened to me again last week – I drove all the way to my shoot (one hour) in the pouring rain, only to find the rain letting up … Continue reading

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How to get natural kid’s smiles

Most people don’t smile naturally on command, especially kids.  I want to share with you how I get so many great shots of kids, so you can use these tricks at home. When I’m shooting family photos on Kauai, and … Continue reading

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LOOK SLIMMER IN PHOTOS

Here are some tips on looking slimmer when you are getting your photo taken, or, if you’re shooting, you can use these to help your subject look slimmer. Shoot with a telephoto lens. If you have a zoom lens, that … Continue reading

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Dramatic Lighting after Sunset

For Kauai family portraits, most of the time we schedule the shoots to end at sunset, as that is when the light typically fades. This particular family wanted to have some of their photos taken after sunset because they had … Continue reading

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New Signature Photo

HOW THIS PHOTO WAS DONE The first thing you should know is that this is a single image, not a composite of several images. Like many things, the technique is fairly simple, but the implementation takes a little practice. This … Continue reading

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New Wailua Falls Photo

A landscape photographer from Texas hired me to take him to some good spots for scenic photos.  I got this one on one of our excursions.

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The Portrait Shoot

I mentioned in my Beautiful Hibiscus entry that I was on my way to do a portrait.  There is a prince of a guy who owns a condo in Princeville.  He has commissioned  me to do a portrait of each group … Continue reading

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The other Hibiscus shot I like

I didn’t want these two shots on top of each other, so this is the only way I could figure out how to seperate them. (so shoot me, I’m not a computer wiz)

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Beautiful Hibiscus

A couple of evenings ago, I was on my way to do some portraits, when I passed by the most beautiful display of backlit hibiscus flowers.  The low hedge up the middle of the road was just exploding with color.  Luckily,  I … Continue reading

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Fun East Side Shoot

A family that I photographed a couple of years ago contacted me recently to do another photo session.  They have four beautiful daughters, and we all had a lot of fun, as usual.  I got a couple of photos I especially … Continue reading

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