Join us for an unforgettable photographic adventure in one of the world’s most picturesque natural settings. Renowned photographers Robert Caplin and Peter Lockley will lead you through all the island has to offer from gorgeous secluded bamboo forests to spectacular sunsets on black sand beaches. Tuition includes luxury accommodations at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, a spectacular sunset sail on the Alii Nui, a 65’ one of a kind catamaran, use of some of the newest gear Canon has to offer, an awesome camera bag of goodies provided by Tenba and workshop sponsors, as well as a gallery photo exhibition and reception open to all guests of the Four Seasons featuring the work of our participants.
We’ll go on different adventures each day and photograph a variety of situations, from landscapes, to portraits, to stories utilizing natural light and artificial light.
The group will edit and look at photographs taken during our adventure workshop to offer opinions, improvements, and analysis of the images.
Throughout the workshop you will be given hands-on gear demonstrations by our fabulous instructors and sponsors. You’ll also partake in lectures by the faculty and local photo pros to help inspire your Maui photographic journey.
Overlooking the gentle waters of Wailea Beach, luxurious Four Seasons Resort Maui, with its ever-attentive hotel staff and the largest luxury resort guest rooms and suites on the island, epitomises a classical Hawaiian palace resort.
From dining under the stars in Maui at Ferraro’s Italian restaurant to the open kitchen of DUO Steak and Seafood and the lanai seating of Spago, savor inspired offerings that showcase local Hawaiian ingredients.
Home to some of the best beaches in the world, Maui, or “The Magic Isle,” is Hawaii’s second largest island. Enjoy sophisticated amenities, scenic slopes and waterfalls, and beautiful Haleakala National Park.
“On the sunny side of Maui island, graced with near-perfect weather, Four Seasons Resort Maui rises like a classical Hawaiian palace on the golden crescent of Wailea Beach. In Maui’s best hotel, savour the view everyone imagines when they picture Hawaii: golden sand beaches, swaying palm trees and sunny blue skies. In our 305 guest rooms – the largest among Maui hotels – you’ll enjoy contemporary luxury with round-the-clock Four Seasons care. All our Maui accommodations feature the legendary Four Seasons bed, a sitting area, spacious marble bathroom and private lanai with ocean, garden or mountain views.”
Robert Caplin is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Manhattan who specializes in travel, documentary, celebrities, and portraiture. He’s a contributor to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal and his work has been published in National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, TIME, and Newsweek. His clients include individuals such as Justin Bieber, Tiki Barber, and Victoria Justice and organizations such as The International Emmy’s, Abercrombie & Fitch, and American Electric Power. Robert splits his time between New York and Barcelona and has recently made numerous trips to the the island of Maui where he’s found some of the greatest spots to experience and photograph.
Peter Lockley is a sports and portrait photographer who works with editorial and corporate clients to create dynamic and story telling images. Peter began his career at the University of Colorado, majoring in journalism and fine art. After graduating in 2003, he spent five years as the chief sports photographer for the Washington Times, covering four major sports teams and five local colleges. He has since gone on to work with clients like ESPN the Magazine, the Colorado Rockies, Clarkson Creative, and the NCAA. Peter currently lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife Emily.
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What does my workshop registration get me exactly?
Registration includes all instruction, demonstration, classroom and field sessions as well as accommodation at the Four Seasons.
Is transportation provided?
For maximum flexibility, during and outside of workshop hours we encourage students to have their own transportation around the island. We may however carpool to certain locations and if transportation is an issue please let us know and we will look for alternate solutions.
What does a typical workshop day look like?
A typical workshop day includes instruction, one or more on location shooting sessions, and time for editing and reviewing of work. Each day may vary in order to best utilize the natural light and opportunity of each location.
The island of Maui has been voted as World’s Best Island 20 consecutive years by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax, experience great culture, find adventure, eat great food, drink excellent coffee or beer, shop, scuba, snorkel, surf, fish, golf, hike or take photos…Maui has it all. We’ll be able to explore a wide range of settings as we take a day-long adventure and explore the black sand beaches and bamboo forests on The Road To Hana, we’ll take to the sea for a sunset cruise around the island, we’ll enjoy the beautiful sand beaches when we photograph surfers at Big Beach, and we’ll hit the town when we visit quaint Lahaina, full of art galleries, restaurants, shops, and craftsmen.
Do I need to bring my own camera?
You are welcome to bring your own camera, but it is not a necessity. We’ve partnered with Canon who will be on-site with a variety of their best and newest cameras and lenses for you to shoot with during the workshop!
Do I need to be an experienced photographer?
No, all skill levels are welcome, and with our small student to teacher ratio we will have ample opportunity to cater the course to each student’s needs.