Professional photographer Cameron Nelson has spent the last twenty years traveling to the different Hawaiian Islands. His passion for photography and adventure has taken him on many different hikes and locations throughout the islands. Some of the places of interest include; The Napali Coast on the North Shore of Kauai, the Banzia Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu, The bamboo forest in Hana, Maui and the Volcano National Park on the Big Island. Cameron now lives on the magical island of Maui with his wife Deelia and daughter Makayla. Cameron’s love for adventure and passion for photography are the motivating forces behind this breathtaking collection of photographs. Pure, beautiful nature is Cameron’s prime subject.
Cameron finds great satisfaction sharing information about the history and culture of the Hawaiians. He also likes to teach people how to improve or enhance their own photographic skills. Cameron practices different ways of connecting with the island and it’s energy such as; surfing, hiking, camping, swimming, yoga and mediation. Through these hobbies he is able to experience and see the beauty and nature of the Hawaiian islands. Maui and its neighboring islands provide an idyllic setting for portraying nature in all its beauty.
From 2003 through 2007, Cameron was the official water photographer for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on the world famous North Shore of Oahu. This gave him an amazing opportunity to photograph the world’s best surfers on some of Hawaii’s best waves. His work has been published in Sports Illustrated, CNN, Surfing Magazine, Surfline and many other national and international publications.