Morning Photo Dive

A perfect morning for scuba diving off an island near Maui.  I upgraded to a Sony a6300 will the Meikon underwater body, and I couldn’t wait to use it on the morning photo dive.  We dove in at about 30 ft. and dropped to 60-70 ft. right away.  The visibility was around 100 ft. and the dive went excellent.  The camera didn’t have any leak issues, and it was awesome to use the underwater zoom function with the depth of field that the a6300 has.  

Tide Pools in Hawaii

Hawaii Tide Pools

My friends and I took a little hike out to some wonderful tide pools, and just like any other visit to the pools it was magical.  The waves were crashing over the rock walls and the tide was swirling around our feet.  Such an excellent day to chill at the tide pools in Hawaii.

A Day of Scuba

Bigeye Emporor

Hawaii Scuba Diving Photos We had an awesome day of Maui scuba diving (3 dives); doing a shipwreck dive, a deep reef dive, and a cave dive.  On the dives we saw a variety of coral, fish, monk seals, spotted eagle rays, and more.  The fish species I managed to get in these pictures were Milletseed Butterflyfish, BigEye Emporor, and Hawaiian Damselfish. These Hawaii Scuba diving photos are few of many, check out the rest of our webpage!

Forming a Rainbow

We took a trip out around Hana side with some friends and saw this rainbow forming.  I love to watch the clouds forming a rainbow over Haleakala.

Hiking the Lahaina Pali Trail

The Hike up the Lahaina Pali Trail Hiking the Lahaina Pali Trail can be an amazing experience. Starting from the south side of the Lahaina Pali Trail is the best, if you can get a ride back from the far end.  The Lahaina Pali Trail is 5.5 miles long and has quite an elevation change.  The heat is extreme when you start hiking up, but there are some awesome sites to be seen.  Hiking up takes up about 40 percent of this hike, and it is the hardest part about it.  Take a few breaks on the hike up the … Read More from Photographer on Maui…

Phenomenal Island Sunset

"Purple Dynamics"

Hawaiian Island Sunset This beautiful island sunset was captured at the far reaches of Maui’s south shore in the Hawaiian Island chain.  This sunset was captured by Maui photographer Kevin Hoffman.  An island sunset looking onward to a storm is often one of the most colorful sunsets one can watch. The purple to orange range/dynamic in this sunset was one of the most beautiful seen to date.

South Maui Sunset

South Maui Sunset

Colorful South Maui Sunset We decided to hit up this South Maui sunset that happened on 3/2/15.  The colors for just right for some epic South Maui sunset photography, taken by Kevin Hoffman.

Maui Maternity Photo Shoot

This Maui maternity photo shoot happened in Waihee, Hawaii on the beautiful beaches located there.  Courtney was 7 months pregnant for this maternity photo shoot, and we produced some incredible pictures.  This beautiful location provided all that we needed to take these pictures, including crystal clear water, sunshine, and mixed color sand.  Courtney excited mother watched while we captured these amazing maternity photographs.

Macro Droplet Photography

"Haleakala Dew" in Haleakala National Park

I’ve always wanted to take some droplet photography of some of the amazing plant life here on Maui, and I finally had my chance while camping in Haleakala Crater. We decided to hike Switchbacks trail at Haleakala National Park down to Holua Cabin this week, and even though the hike down was quite wet, the next morning provided me with an excellent opportunity to take macro droplet photography on many plants and flowers. Since Haleakala is in the clouds, it is not a rare opportunity to have dew on flowers, but I felt fortunate to have droplets in this density. … Read More from Photographer on Maui…

“Bright Shadows” Sunset Photo Series

"Ripple" sunset photograph by Kevin Hoffman

“Bright Shadows” is a photo series shot by Maui photographer Kevin Hoffman on Charley Young Beach, a south Maui beach with beautiful rock formations and epic sunsets.  The sunset photo series has three parts, first “The Sky”, then “Seagrass”, and the final part is “Ripple”. These photographs occurred over about a fifteen minute period on Mar. 31 2014, and this really proved to be one of the best sunsets that can bee seen at Charley Young.