2016 was a great year for me! I’ve definitely improved in skills and technique. One of the most exciting things in landscape photography was the start of the 61G lava flow on Hawaii Island. It has proven extremely popular and has helped me grow a social media following. I captured my first wedding and first [...]
I was browsing DPReview one day and came across the banner for the USA Landscape Photographer of the Year entries. I thought it would be a good opportunity to enter, especially because there was a youth category. I entered 20 of my best images in various categories hoping that I would at least win one. [...]
After watching DIY Perk's video, I was inspired to make my own DIY LED light panel. I wanted to make a traditional LED panel instead of the flexible design in the video. I decided that acrylic sheet would be the easiest material to work with. I also chose one LED color temperature making the wiring [...]
2015 was an amazing year! I graduated high school in May and turned 18 in September. I learned an immense amount about photography and have chosen a path to follow. I like photography enough that I want to make it my career. I will have many obstacles to get there and I can't wait to see what 2016 [...]
Shot over the course of four days and two nights on Mauna Loa, Hawaii. There’s an immense amount of beauty in this barren land. So many shapes and colors in the rocks and some of the best skies in the world for seeing the galaxy. And of course it wouldn’t be complete without the amazing [...]
It has been over a year since I shot my first timelapse. I became hooked to photography and timelapse from that day. This has been an ongoing project for one year. I created this project to capture the beauty of the Big Island’s landscapes. Mauna Kea is the mountain featured in over 10 clips in [...]
This is a reprocessed version of one of my favorite photos from last year. I definitely like this version more because my processing workflow was very different then. Reprocessed version. Old version.
2014 has been a big year for me. I became serious about photography in June and I have seen huge improvements in my photos since then. Taking thee effort to go to great locations and improving my compositions really helped me out. One of the things that helped me out most is studying other [...]