The Fight for Relevance

The Fight for Relevance

When I first started out as a full-time nature photographer, I experienced the same difficulties many other photographers have over the years, the biggest being recognition of their photographs as “art.” I remember walking into a prominent gallery on Front Street,...
The Community that Captures Light: Photo Maui

The Community that Captures Light: Photo Maui

Looking at the walls before me, my eyes flit from one image to another, trying to take in the bounty of Maui County’s amateur and professional photographers. I was down in Lahaina Art’s Society’s Old Jail Gallery, about to judge the 7th Annual Photo Maui competition....
The Power of the Photograph

The Power of the Photograph

Last week at one of my regular shows, a fellow artist asked me for some advice on taking pictures of their work. They went on to explain that they needed good shots for marketing materials and their web site, and that they had tried taking pictures indoors, outside,...