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Taking a Step Back to Step Forward

As you may (or may not) have noticed, there hasn’t been a flurry of activity on my blog, Facebook page or Website lately. It’s not for lack of want, but more a lack of available time: I’ve been running like a chicken with its head cut off on an adventure -- taking a...

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Digital Trends Interview with Scott Mead

A couple of months ago, I did an interview with Digital Trends on how digital photography has changed how we capture images over the last 10 years. You can read my thoughts, andthose of other industry leaders by following the link below. Enjoy!...

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A Date with Madame Pele

It’s a tick after 4:45 AM, and Captain Kanoa and First Mate Kainoa have just launched the 25-foot Moku Nui into the inky-black waters of Pohoiki Bay – an amazing surf spot by day that makes launching and retrieving a boat a challenging proposition, especially in the...

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The Epic Meltdown

My day had started innocuous enough: I plodded into the studio with a travel mug of coffee in one hand, and a list of orders in the other. I plopped myself into the desk chair, selected a bunch of images to work on, took a swig of Joe, and as I’m reading over the...

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Made in Maui County Festival

So, what’cha doing this weekend? If you’ve got yard work, fixing that leaky kitchen faucet or washing the Family Truckster on the to-do, put it aside, ‘cause this Friday and Saturday is the 2nd Annual Made in Maui County Festival. Nearly 150 vendors will be showing...

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The Ultimate Workshop

As I’ve shared earlier in my blog, I’ve been blessed to many times over with the generosity of knowledge from fellow photographers – nuggets of advice, inspiration, philosophy and a few tall tales along the way – which have definitively shaped me as a person, and how...

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Smaller Pieces? Yes, We Have Those

I’ve had several requests lately for smaller pieces, that could be displayed on a kitchen or bathroom counter, on a living room shelf, or at work on a desk – small reminders of Hawai’i, and those special scenes we love so much, but in a size that doesn’t take up much...

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Gallery Glass

I’ve always been enthralled with the idea of images infused into glass – that gentle glow with early morning light, the intensity of the image at the peak of day, and the moodiness of the low translucency in the evening. That idea never really existed, until now. I’m...

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The Photographer’s 12 Days of Christmas

The Photographer’s 12 days of Christmas -- everyone sing along! On the first day of Christmas, my intern gave to me a brand new 5D Mark III. On the second day of Christmas my intern gave to me two lagging shutters and a brand new 5D Mark III. On the third day of...

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2014 Photographer’s Holiday Wish List

Aloha, and welcome to my 2014 Photographer’s Holiday Wish List! This year, I’ve selected ten products/services that will make many an outdoor photographer drool, from lenses and drones, to iPhone apps and some sweet paper to print your images on, there’s something for...

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Dealing with Photographic Frustration

A few weeks ago, I had an argument with the coefficient of friction and gravity (read: slipped and fell). Gravity won big time: Made a trip to the ER, got a bunch of bone pix shot, was picked over and prodded, then sent home with a diagnosis (badly sprained wrist,...

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When Life Gets in the Way of the Camera

See if this sounds familiar: It’s a beautiful Saturday morning. You woke up refreshed, and overnight, the bug has bitten – you want to take advantage of the great weather and light, and take some photos. As you’re gathering your camera bag, tripod and hiking boots, a...

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1 : 1 WORKSHOPS

Have you ever wanted to take your photography to the "next level," or looked at an image and thought, "I wish I could take pictures like that."? Well, you can and it won't take years to learn. If you'd like to master a few tricks of the trade from a professional...

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Purple Patches of Coral Reef

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” - Leonardo da Vinci NEW from the Scott Mead Photography Gallery (Click image to view larger size or download). http://bit.ly/1qmXL9s #picturesofhawaii #underwaterphotography

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In Loving Memory

“The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” - Carl Jung In loving memory of all those lost on 9/11

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Photo~Zen: Pictures of Maui, Hawaii – West Maui Mountains

PhotoZen: "Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments." - Nathaniel Hawthorne PhotoZen image is NEW from the Scott Mead Photography Gallery (Click image to view larger size or download). Want to create your own iconic photographs? Join me for my NANPA Roadshow...

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New Images Released

I just unveiled a whopping 227 NEW photos that you can purchase from our Galleries. Looking at this new body of work, you’ll find a bit of divergence from my “norm,” as I explore new paths in my journey through photography: While you’ll still find new moody sunsets...

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