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Winter Views-- Lassen NF, Alabama Hills, and Ancient Bristlecones: Back to Cali

July 31, 2021 - Winter Morning, Alabama Hills, Alabama Hills National Recreation Area, California From Oregon I return to California, w...
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Winter Views-- The Painted Hills, Oregon

July 26, 2021 - The Painted Hills, Painted Hills National Monument, Oregon The forecast called for a snowstorm to hit the entire Cascad...
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Winter Views-- Crater Lake National Park: The Land of Fluff and Puff

July 20, 2021 - First View of Crater Lake, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon I remember thinking to myself, Where’s all the snow? I wa...
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Winter Views-- California Cascades: Shasta and Lassen

July 13, 2021 - Shasta's Alpen Glow, Lake Siskiyou, Mt. Shasta National Forest, California My original itinerary had me going along the...
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Winter Views-- December 2020 to April 2021-- Intro

July 11, 2021 - 2020 was a year of opportunity. Opportunities to think, to walk, to photograph, to be grateful for the life of friends a...
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A Life Changing Adventure-- The Kalalau Trail

September 28, 2020 - A Chance to Rest and Look Through the Leaves, Kalalau Trail, mile 1.75, Kauai. Do a Google search of the best hikes in...
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Images of Energy: The Mana of Kauai from Ocean to Trail

August 14, 2020 - Above you will see the cover of my new photo book, Images of Energy: The Mana of Kauai from Ocean to Trail. This book fe...
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The Curfew is Over

May 06, 2020 - This morning, Tuesday May 6, 2020 the nightly curfew on Kauai expired. The nightly curfew? You ask. Yes, the government...
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An Intimate Look Along the Alakai Swamp Trail

May 05, 2020 - The Alakai Swamp Trail on Kauai is hike best done slowly and with the senses alive. The end view at Kilohana Vista is of...
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Kauai Lockdown Walks

April 22, 2020 - Where Does this Road End, Waimea, Kauai Since the lockdown began-- and after I self quarantined following my return fro...
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Big Sky and Huckleberry Pie

April 16, 2020 - I made my first trip to Glacier National Park in the early summer of 2012. June to be exact. I remember the Going to the...
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The 5 Most Beautiful Places I Have Ever Been

April 14, 2020 - Quarantine. Stay-at-Home Orders. Travels cancelled or postponed. This is the time we live in now, but it will not alw...
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A Few Birds of Hawaii

March 31, 2020 - Manu is Hawaiian for bird. And here in Hawaii my favorite birds are the Pueo (Hawaiian Short Eared Owl), Moli (Laysan Al...
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Low Lying Rest

February 28, 2020 - The rains of the day have stopped and it's as if the rays of the sun are pulling the clouds from their low lying rest....
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My Favorite 19 from 2019-- Part 3

December 17, 2019 - Mahalo for sticking with me as I countdown my favorite 19 images from 2019. This year on Kauai I spent a lot of time in...
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My Favorite 19 from 2019-- Part 1

December 07, 2019 - It's that time of year again. Time to look back at the year that was, the places we visited and things we have seen. Bes...
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My Favorite Walk in Poipu-- The Heritage Trail

November 11, 2019 - The Heritage Trail from Shipwrecks Beach in Poipu to Mahaulepu beach and beyond is my favorite walk on Kauai's south sid...
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Secrets Beach (Kauapea Beach), Kauai (Version 2.0)

October 10, 2019 - I had so much fun going through past images of Secrets trying to put together a month by month calendar that I thought I...
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Secrets Shared-- A Photo from Each Month at Kauapea (Secrets) Beach, Kauai

September 25, 2019 - Secrets is my most favorite beach in the world. It's a location that I find myself photographing often. So often that I...
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The Teton Crest Trail

June 12, 2019 - The Teton Crest Trail has been called the best backpacking adventure in North America. I first heard about it several ye...
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Revisiting a Gothic Landscape Wild and Beautiful-- Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon, Canada

June 08, 2019 - Last August I spent 8 days in Tombstone Territorial Park in the Yukon Territory, Canada. It's a wild, vast land. Empty,...
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Campsites of the Beautiful Suffering-- A 100 Day Photography Adventure

May 23, 2019 - Summer is vastly approaching and I am sure many of you are getting ready for epic road trips and adventures. I thought i...
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A Kind of Beautiful Suffering-- A Long Summer's Photo Trip

June 26, 2018 - Aloha. Well, my photo trip is getting close. I've already shipped my Toyota FJ Cruiser to Seattle and I fly to meet it S...
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Pele's Process

June 19, 2018 - Pele's Process, Big Island, Hawaii I, like many of you, have been following closely the recent events on the Big Island...
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A Perfect Day in Hanalei-- Silent Auction to Benefit Malama Kauai

April 19, 2018 - A Perfect Day in Hanalei, Hanalei Bay, Kauai. 20"x50" Open Edition Metal Print, wire hanger, crate, and complimentary s...
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Wonder Lake Campground, Denali NP, Alaska

March 08, 2018 - Campsite #14, Wonder Lake Campground, Denali NP, Alaska I will be traveling to Alaska again this July and to help prepa...
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To the Weeping Wall-- Kauai's Blue Hole

February 27, 2018 - A Wild Land (Weeping Wall Magic), The Weeping Wall, Mt. Waialeale, Kauai The hike to the Weeping Wall is hard. It just...
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Vignette of a Dream-- Lumahai Beach, Kauai

January 07, 2018 - Below are a series of beach scenes all photographed Wednesday morning at Lumahai Beach. I wanted to convey a certain fee...
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My Favorite 17 from Adventures 2017 (part 2)

December 31, 2017 - Aloha and welcome back. Before we continue with the list of images I want to share with you the best locations I encoun...
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My Favorite 17 from Adventures 2017

December 26, 2017 - Aloha. After photographing sunset at Pakalas beach the other night, I listened to Freakanomics Radio on NPR. If you are...
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Kauai Morning, Kauai Evening

December 05, 2016 - Aloha. Here are a few photographs from yesterday, December 4, 2016. I started the day with an early morning drive to Poi...
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A Few More First Shots with the Zeiss 15mm Milvus

December 01, 2016 - Driftwood Beach, Waimea, Kauai Here are a few more photos taken with the new Zeiss 15 mm Milvus. I think these show nic...
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Getting the Feel For It-- Zeiss Milvus 15mm

November 30, 2016 - Tunnels Beach, Haena State Park, Kauai I've been photographing with a new lens these past couple of days-- a Zeiss Milv...
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Mahalo Kapa'a. Aloha Hanapepe!

May 09, 2016 - Aloha. Three years ago I opened my first photo gallery in Kapa'a. When I started the business I didn't know what the hel...
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Planning a Shot

April 14, 2016 - In this post I'll try to explain one of the approaches I often take when planning a shot. I'll think about a location,...
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Wild Horses Run-- Waves and Imaginings

January 20, 2016 - Wild Horses Run, Princeville, Kauai Little Fuji, Princeville, Kauai El Nino has brought us waves. Warning level swel...
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A Few Black and White Photos from Time Recently Spent in the Canyon and Koke'e

December 24, 2015 - Over the past couple of weeks I've spent quite a bit of time hiking in Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Parks. My time in...
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7 Kauai Hikes Not Named The Kalalau Trail (part 3)

July 16, 2015 - Aloha and welcome back to 7 Kauai Hikes Not Named the Kalalau Trail. Today's entry is part 3 in the series and covers on...
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7 Kauai Hikes Not Named The Kalalau Trail (part 2)

July 11, 2015 - Alright, to review-- 7 Kauai Hikes Not Named the Kalalau Trail is all about getting to know a few of the other and also...
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7 Kauai Hikes Not Named The Kalalau Trail (part 1)

July 09, 2015 - The Kalalau Trail is the most famous hike on Kauai and in the summertime the trail-- and especially the parking lots and...
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Sunset Hike along the Nualolo Trail to the Napali Coast

July 03, 2015 - the nualolo, f/6.3, 1/60sec, iso 100, 24mm ts-e, 5d3 I have thought about hiking The Nualolo Trail at sunset for a whil...
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Four Minute Sunset

April 05, 2015 - Four Minute Sunset, Tunnels, Kauai, Hawaii. 16mm. f16, 240 seconds, iso 100. LEE Big Stopper ND Filter, Lee Polarizer Fi...
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The Kohua Ridge Trail and Cloud Atlas

March 28, 2015 - Cloud Atlas, Kohua Ridge Trail, Waimea Canyon, Koke'e State Park, Kauai, Hawaii I hiked the Kohua Ridge Trail (Tuesda...
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jungle hike to hanakapi'ai falls

January 20, 2015 - hanakapi'ai falls, kauai, hawaii A couple of weeks ago Naomi and I hiked to hanakapi'ai falls. The trail is probably...
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choose love

January 14, 2015 - a little wild and uncontrolled (fantasy), kauai, hawaii I am reading The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Fla...
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repetition, appreciation, and learning to listen

January 03, 2015 - old time kauai, tunnels beach, kauai, hawaii Last week i spent three consecutive mornings at tunnels shooting long ex...
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north shore days

October 30, 2014 - I've been hanging out on the north shore these past few weeks and i've got a miscellaneous mix of pics to share with you...
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the authentic that surrounds you

October 27, 2014 - "Only the real can know the real, the true can know the truth, the authentic can know the authentic that surrounds you."...
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wave watching at polihale

October 23, 2014 - Last tuesday i packed the camera and gear in the fj and drove out to polihale. I wanted to play around in the sand, shoo...
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emotions (and a few more from shipwrecks)

October 20, 2014 - taking in the view, shipwrecks, poipu, kauai We went down to shipwrecks for some sunset shots last week, and although t...
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stars and trees of kawaikoi (up in koke'e)

September 19, 2014 - the dividing line is made in our mind (there is no divide, there is no line), Kawaikoi, Kauai, Hawaii. Tuesday mornin...
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the depth of a dew-drop

November 25, 2013 - dewdrop in the grass, kilauea, kauai recently, i purchased two books about zen. the first is by peter matthiessen, titl...
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