Big Island, Hawaii – Oceans & Lava

I recently had the opportunity to travel to the Big Island of Hawaii. The intent was to spend a week shooting the active lava delta flowing into the ocean. Unfortunately that delta collapsed and sank into the ocean shortly before I got there. So I scrambled for alternate plans. I still got some shots of the volcano thanks to my friend Bruce Omori at Extreme Exposure in Hilo. Ultimately the change in plans gave me the opportunity to try some underwater photography.

Stacked Actors : Prints Available

Glide : Prints Available

Humpback Calf : Prints Available

Humpback and calf play on the surface near Kona, Hawaii.

Every Moment : Prints Available

Cataclysm : Prints Available

Shades Of Blue : Prints Available

Manta Rays
Worlds Apart : Prints Available

Huge manta rays glide on the current over a coral reef.

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Visions : Prints Available

Spinner dolphins play off the Kona coast.

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The Hangover : Prints Available

The Forge : Prints Available

Lava from the 61g ocean entry firehouse pours into the ocean.

Talons : Prints Available

Sun Models : Prints Available

Souls Align : Prints Available

Slow Burn : Prints Available

Singularity : Prints Available

Seeking the Ancients : Prints Available

Scorched Earth : Prints Available

Rhythmic : Prints Available

Radioactive : Prints Available

Pele's Tears : Prints Available

Ocean's Divide : Prints Available

Lava Lake : Prints Available

Imagine Dragons : Prints Available

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Firestorm : Prints Available

Find A Way : Prints Available

Everglow : Prints Available

Drift : Prints Available

Dragon's Breath : Prints Available

Choosing Sides : Prints Available

Bursting At The Seams : Prints Available

Breathe : Prints Available

Boundless : Prints Available

Ashes Remain : Prints Available

Sunset at Kilauea Crater.

HumpbackBabySnapshot : Prints Available

A humpback whale and calf play on the surface.

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61g Ocean Entry : Prints Available

Sunrise from an open door helicopter overlooking the 61g lava entry on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Rocky Mountain National Park Trip

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Reveries : Prints Available

Amazing storm light rolling through the valley.

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Somewhere I Belong : Prints Available

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Feelings Never Die : Prints Available

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Things Left Unsaid : Prints Available

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Moments Like These : Prints Available

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Do You Dream? : Prints Available

Sunrise at Dream Lake.

Pacific Northwest Snowshoe Camping Trip

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Endless Winter : Prints Available

Dumping snow in the backcountry near Mt. Hood, Oregon. Was a blast snowshoeing in these conditions!

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Life In A Way : Prints Available

Snow camping is always a blast. Especially in a place like Crater Lake.

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Fire To A World So Cold : Prints Available

Amazing sunrise. The wind was blowing so hard it was actually breaking the lip of the cornice off and throwing it backwards causing broken chunks of snow/ice to litter the ground.

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Shadows Melt : Prints Available

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Comfortably Numb : Prints Available

Nothing like waking up to fresh snow in the back country!

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I'll Be Your Reason : Prints Available

The iconic Mt Hood in the twilight hour.

Kauai Trip Images

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Blueprint For Living : Prints Available

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Shine Down : Prints Available

Great view of the Napali coast, taken from a doors off helicopter ride.

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Until The Oceans Are Shallow : Prints Available

In a rare moment of low tide and low surf, Ke’e beach is transformed into a mirror at sunrise.

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Relentless : Prints Available

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Ashes of Eden : Prints Available

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Evidence of Things Unseen : Prints Available

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Geko 2 : Prints Available

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A Better Life Is Waiting : Prints Available

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Art of Dreaming : Prints Available

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The Remedy : Prints Available

Double rainbow at Ke’e beach along Kauai’s North Shore.

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Unwritten Verses : Prints Available

Pounding surf and a passing rainstorm made for a pretty awesome night on Secret Beach in Kauai.

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Stay : Prints Available

Twilight fades on Ke’e beach along Kauai’s North Shore.

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Rugged Paradise : Prints Available

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Life Passes By : Prints Available

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Forbidden Paradise : Prints Available

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Dreamscape : Prints Available

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Dreaming Out Loud : Prints Available

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At The Edge Of Breaking Dawn : Prints Available

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All Crashes Down : Prints Available

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After Tonight : Prints Available

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Geko 1 : Prints Available

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Kilauea Lighthouse : Prints Available

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Catch and Release : Prints Available

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Time Remembers : Prints Available

Taken while literally hanging out of a doors off helicopter ride in the pouring rain.

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Soaked : Prints Available

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Washed Away : Prints Available

Morning light on Luamaha’i Beach.

Olympic National Park Trip

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As The Music Fades : Prints Available

An amazing sunset on the Olympic Peninsula.

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Until We Meet Again : Prints Available

The sun sets behind sea stacks on Second Beach on the Olympic Coast.

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Remnants : Prints Available

Last light on Point of Arches in the backcountry along the Olympic National Park coastline.

This past spring I was able to take my boys with me on their first backcountry trip to the Olympic Coast. Needless to say they had a blast playing on the beaches and looking in tide pools. I spent less time on photography and more time on showing them some of the amazing places in the Pacific Northwest. Still managed to come away with a couple of decent images.

Trip Reports: Canadian Rockies

Some new images from my trip to the Canadian Rockies this past fall. For part of the trip we visited Assiniboine Provincial park to photograph and explore for several days. Took some logistics and planning as there are no roads into the park. The only way in is by hiking, helicopter, or horseback. We took the heli in and then hiked out 20 miles at the end of our trip. It was a great adventure and we had a blast. I’m definitely going to have to visit the park again. Although maybe next time I’ll take the heli both ways! Mt Assiniboine is absolutely staggering. It’s called the Mattehorn of the Rockies for a reason.

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