Tag Archives: Dreams
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. I am thankful that I finally have the motivation and the drive to have taken the leap (or the plunge) into fine art photography. I feel like the ball has begun to roll very fast as the end of the year approaches. I’d like to invite everyone to visit me at the Blaisdell Arena Christmas Crafts and Food Expo. I will be manning my booth on Friday, the 23rd, through Sunday the 25th with many photos printed on aluminum, film, and canvas. The following Friday, Dec 1st, I will be in Kailua at Christ Church United. Please come and support Hawaii’s local artists and vendors.
This last Thursday I was lucky enough to display my photos at Kakaako Kitchen. I am grateful to Marcy and Russ for this awesome opportunity. They gave me 200″ of wall space to “beautify.” I did my best. I’m especially happy with the Hanauma Bay Sunrise photo in the center of the wall (see photo below). It is split into a seven piece filmstrip. The center piece is 26×26″ and the six outer pieces are 8″ squares. It makes an Awesome wall piece. If you’re on Oahu, definitely take some time to have lunch or dinner at Kakaako Kitchen and enjoy some new art work.
I would like to share with you my newest set of images entitled Eternity. Halona Beach, or “Eternity Beach Cove” is on the south shore of Hawai’i adjacent to Halona Blow Hole. The name “Eternity Beach” comes from a love scene filmed in the movie From Here to Eternity. The three exposures below were taken at approximately the same time, 25-30 mins before sunrise (I usually arrive on location 1-2 hours before I intend to shoot), on separate days and feature very different perspectives on what eternity might feel like. In literature there are many contrasting opinions on what it might be like to live forever. Which photo captures your feelings?
There is very little post processing in any of the images and I like to think that they reflect my mood on the morning I captured them. The first image was captured 31 mins before sunrise and is a 124 second exposure (ISO 100, 28mm, F/22). This was my first visit to this cove and I was very excited with all the opportunities I was finding in that tiny cove. This is the same morning I captured Eternity Beach featured in my last email. The second and third, you can imaging my mood upon waking up so early. As a matter of face, I did not sleep the night leading up to the second photo! Both shots ISO 100, 28mm, f/16; the second exposure for 60 seconds, the third for 55 seconds. The Eternity series photos are incredible both alone and when displayed together, especially when sublimated to aluminum.
Thank you, again, for your continued support. I hope to continue bring new and beautiful images to your homes and offices in the future.
Mahalo and Aloha
Artistic Landscape Photographer