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LIQUID GOLD...01.31.15

Aloha a hui hou my friends!
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DA MOKES, DA COLORS & DA SUNRISE...01.18.15

Sunday sunrise was gem! This is the colors about 10 minutes before sunrise, unbelievable! The colors was so saturated...it was a dropping tide, hardly any wind, with very gentle waves breaking into this small channel. Haven't seen colors like this in a long while. 

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Much Mahalo's +Liz Delacruz! 
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Help Portraits Hawaii 2014
It's all about giving a photo not taking a photo...Aloha a hui hi my friends :)
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Much Mahalo's +Inky Otz! 
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TWISTING SURGE...05.03.14

When I arrived at Makapuu Beach on Saturday morning, the 1st thing I noticed was the absence of the thundering crash of the surf punishing the rocky shoreline of Makapuu! 

Revisited the small tide pools & tried to capture the flow of energy of the churning waters.

Aloha & a hui ho my friends!

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You're most welcome Ryan
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RIBBONS IN THE SAND...05.03.14

Sunrise, pre dawn just before the BIG BOOM! Edit done in Lightroom only, no Photoshop for this one. 

Aloha & a hui ho my friends!

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So this 'generalist' photog will be forewarned on those feisty critters. I rarely come across them around these parts!
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ESCAPE...04.05.14

A few weeks ago, the seas were angry on this cold & windy Saturday morning! One must take heed when the seas are angry, this was not a day to take any chances!

Aloha & a hui ho my friends!

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Aloha +peter tai!

Aloha +Shawn Hudson, it's just not the same with the zoom :) I like to get my hands dirty or wet kind of person! 
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SUNRISE STREAKS...01.17.15

Once again met up with a whole bunch of "Crazies" on Saturday @ Lanai Lookout! 

I had a vision of this shot of light streaks in the early morning with cars traveling east & west bound over the cliffs of Makapu'u, with an amazing sunrise in the background! Rarely do my "visions" become reality! 

On this early Saturday morning I decided to attempt to shoot what I saw in my head & after I got home I skimmed thru my images on my computer, I realized that I had all the "right" shot to compose this final image...my vision! Wow, felt really good to accomplish what I set out to do!

Hope you enjoy this images as it was to create!

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Aloha +Allison Sheridan  & +Liz Delacruz !
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THE HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE...11.29.14

I've been wanting to get a shot of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Resort, for a long time, I finally got a chance to shoot it this past Saturday morning. I met up with a bunch of "Crazies" @ 5:30am in the parking lot just behind the Hilton lagoon.

The only problem I had was the light drizzle of rain that the wind was blowing directly into my lens. After consistently wiping the lens filter every 5 seconds, I did capture this.

Aloha a hui hou my friends! 
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Much Mahalo's +Chuck Malefyt!
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THAT'S HOT...04.11.14

Last month a friend, +Cynthia Pyun  was in town for a family event & wanted to shoot. She contacted Wes & we decided to shoot the sunset & the Friday night fireworks at the Hilton Hawaiian Village from Magic Island. 

We met at the Ala Moana food court & grabbed a bento, walked over to Magic Island just in time for the sunset. Our other friend Tien, joined us for the fireworks. We all had a Great time talking story & catching up!!! 

Aloha & a hui ho my friends!

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ssssllleeeeeeeeeee BOINK .... .... sleep
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E komo mai!
Welcome to the world as seen through my eyes, my visions of Light, my passion, my art…making images, one day at a time!

I’m a self taught photographer, always hungry to learn & explore new techniques to take my images to the next level. I am not a professional photographer, I would consider myself an advanced amateur & love shooting seascapes. All my life there have been a calling from the ocean that has always brought me back to her, to witness & capture the beauty of a gentle wave washing over my feet to the power of the pounding surf that punishes the rocky cliffs of Oahu! This is what drives my passion & forces me to wake at 4am every weekend to go out & capture the beauty of Mother Nature!

Lately I've been drawn to portrait work, I like to find the beauty of the human face & all the emotions that come with it, combined with light it can be so very amazing!!!

I enjoy meeting other inspiring photographers on this island & on the web. I am always happy to share what I have learned through my experiences. I enjoy shooting Sunrise/Sunsets, landscape, sports, environmental portrait photography, street photography, if it catches my eye I’ll shoot it!

I am inspired by many but influenced by one…
A GREAT MAN who’s quiet demeanor, & kind heart, shaped me into to the person I am today, I miss you Dad..Gone but NEVER forgotten!

My main website can be found here, www.ryansakamoto.com
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