Hawaii Photography Workshops

Underwater Photography



Get Deep with your photography!

Explore Hawaii’s vibrant coral reefs, swim with pods of wild dolphins, experience the majesty of manta rays during a night scuba excursion, and explore the Kohala coast with marine biologists, naturalists, and a master photographer. We’ll be staying in the rainforerst jungle of the Puna Coast, walking distant to a secluded black sand beach. On Land, we’ll explore the Southern Puna Coast & Windward Hamakua Coast, the extraordinary active volcano Kiluaea, the Saddle Road between Mauana Loa & Mauna Kea, and the breathtaking Pololu Valley.

Day 1
Pick Up at Airport
Grab a Kona Coffee overlooking Kealakakua Bay
Explore the royal Hawaiian cultural site Puu Honua O Honaunau Journey through Coffee & Macadamia Nut Plantations into the Kau region
Enjoy the black sand beach and tropical lagoon at Punaluu
Venture into the Kau Desert and the Forests of Kiluaea enroute to our reterat center

Day 2
Sunrise Shoot on the newest black sand beach on the planet in Kalapana
Snorkel in Warm Ponds
Check out Volcanic Steam Vents
Explore Hamakua Coast, Windward waterfalls, & Pololu Valley
Night Shoot of Kiluaea Lava Flows (if conditions permit)

Day 3
Morning Swim/Photography with wild Dolphins
Journey through Lavascape between Mauna Kea & Mauna Loa on Saddle Road
Sunset Photography from Mauna Kea
Portfolio Reviews

Day 4Kohala Coast Kayak/Photography Excursion
Explore Kohala Coast Beaches & Lagoons
Kona Coast Sunset Photography
Evening Snorkel/Photography with Manta Rays

Day 5
Sunrise at Kapoho
Swim at Warm Baths
Final Portfolio Review at Retreat Center
Depart for Airport

Rates are based on a single participant, double occupancy.
Rate for a single room is an additional: Ocean Charters, Ground Transportation and Meals included.
Airfare to Hawaii is not included.
Optional SLR Camera Rentals with Underwater Housings $100/day

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