Andrew Shoemaker | Fine Art Photography Blog

Ultimate Maui Travel Guide
Recommendations and Insights from a Local Photographer

Welcome to Maui, the Valley Isle, an island woven with stunning vistas and vibrant culture. I put together a Maui Travel Guide from the perspective of a local photographer and gallery owner who has seen countless people come and enjoy the splendor of my home island...

Why Earth Day in Hawaii Hits A Little Different

Earth Day resonates uniquely in Hawaii. For me personally, as a resident of Hawaii and as a landscape photographer, Earth Day has special significance. I've had the privilege of capturing its natural beauty and diverse landscapes, from pristine beaches to lush rainforests, majestic mountains, and active volcanoes...

Advantages For Corporate Art Buyers to Work Directly with Galleries

Corporate art buyers have the difficult task of finding the most aesthetically pleasing art within the client’s budget. To do this, they need to consider things like if the prints are on brand, which substrate is ideal for printing and display, what size of prints are needed, how long the prints need to last, if the art appropriate for the space, and if the prints are easy to install or maintain...

Art for Hotels: A Guide to Selecting Fine Art That Defines Your Brand
February 3, 2024

Hotel artwork is more than merely decoration - it significantly shapes the guest experience. Hotel wall art establishes a unique ambiance, reflects the local culture, and reinforces the hotel's brand identity...

Top 5 New Releases of 2023
December 31, 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, let's see the Top 5 New Releases of 2023....

1. The Phoenix | Portland, Oregon

This amazing maple tree absolutely comes to life in autumn displaying almost a rainbow of colors...

Top 10 Best Selling Photos of 2023
December 29, 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, let's pause and see which images were the best selling photographs of the year.

1. Lahaina Town | Maui, Hawaii

The iconic and historic Front Street in Lahaina, Hawaii...

Capturing Serenity in Images of Japanese Temples and Torii Gates
Japan

Torii gates, with their distinctive vermilion hues, are iconic beacons that stand at the entrance to Japan's sacred spaces. With over 100,000 shrines and 80,000 temples in Japan, these elegant architectural structures stand in stark, beautiful contrast to the natural landscapes they adorn...

Maui Strong: How You Can Support Maui Fire Relief Efforts
Lahaina, Hawaii

In early August 2023, a series of devastating wildfires swept across the island of Maui, Hawaii, leaving a trail of destruction and heartache in their wake. These wildfires, which were among the most destructive natural disasters in Hawaii's history, caused widespread devastation throughout the island...

A Room With a View: Why We Need Art in Hospitals

As far back in time as the earliest cities in Persia, China, and Greece, patients in healthcare settings have had relief from looking at plants, water, and nature. In the Middle Ages, the first hospitals in Europe were in monasteries with windows looking onto a cloistered courtyard with plants and fountains...

Celebrating World Oceans Day: Protecting Our Blue Planet
Maui, Hawaii

Every year on June 8th, World Oceans Day rallies people around the world to celebrate and take action on behalf of the oceans that unite us and provide life-sustaining resources. After a United Nations Commission noted that the ocean sector lacked strong advocacy compared to other environmental efforts, Canada’s International Center for Ocean Development proposed World Oceans Day, which was first celebrated on June 8th, 1992...

Photography Art Prints | Wall Art

This gallery is a collection of limited edition photography art prints and wall art for sale from the collection of Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Maui Waterfall Pictures

This is an online photography gallery showcasing Maui Waterfall pictures and photos from the collection of artist Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

High Resolution Photography Online Gallery

This gallery is a collection of limited edition high resolution photography prints for sale from the collection of Andrew Shoemaker. All of these images were photographed with medium format cameras for the highest resolution possible...

Surf Art | Surfing Art Prints

This is a gallery featuring surf and surfing art from the collection of Hawaii photographer Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Antelope Canyon Pictures For Sale
Antelope Canyon | Page, Arizona

This is a gallery collection of fine art photography of Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona. Andrew's photography comes in all sizes and mediums. Please feel free to also browse the Southwest Gallery and Contact Andrew if you have any questions...

Ocean and Coastal Art Photography Gallery

This is a gallery featuring Ocean Art themed photography from the collection of Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Palm Tree Pictures and Photography

This is an online photography gallery showcasing palm tree pictures and photography from the collection of artist Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Abstract Water Photography and Art

This is a gallery featuring abstract water photography art from the collection of Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Scripps Pier La Jolla, California Photography
La Jolla, California

This is a gallery collection of fine art photography of Scripps Pier in beautiful La Jolla, California. Just north of San Diego, Andrew's photography showcases the art of the famous "Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier"...

Secret Beach Maui Photo Gallery | Makena Cove

This is a gallery collection of fine art photography from Secret Beach in Makena on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Also known as "Makena Cove" or "Wedding Beach", it's one of the most beautiful and iconic beaches in all of Hawaii...

Lahaina Gallery

This is an online photography gallery showcasing Lahaina pictures and photos from the collection of artist Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Whale Photography | Humpback Whales

This gallery is a collection of limited edition whale photography from the collection of Andrew Shoemaker. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

Award Winning Photography Gallery

This is an online gallery featuring award winning photography from artist Andrew Shoemaker. All of the images included in this gallery have won an award. Purchasing a print through this website can be completed using the drop down menus below every image by selecting your desired size and print surface...

The Magnificent Trees of Maui

Hawaii is a tropical paradise with some of the most optimal growing conditions in the United States. Maui in particular has numerous microclimates on just one small island, which has led thousands of species of trees, flowers, and other flora to make their home there...

Peter Lik Alternative | The Andrew Shoemaker Experience

Many customers have reached out over the years looking for an alternative to Peter Lik or have sometimes made their way through my Lahaina Gallery and compared our print style. What we pride ourselves on is the overall customer experience, quality and aloha you receive collecting art from Andrew Shoemaker...

What Makes Hawaii Ocean Water SO Blue?
Maui, Hawaii

Hawaii is recognized worldwide for having beautiful beaches with brilliantly blue, crystal-clear ocean water. Have you ever wondered what makes Hawaii's ocean water SO blue compared to other beaches around the world?

There are several factors that affect the color of ocean water and Hawaii has the perfect balance of these factors to create some of the most memorable and beautiful ocean blues...

3 Beach Decor & Coastal Interior Design Ideas

The natural beauty and calming ambiance of the coast has long been a source of inspiration for interior design. Whether you live by the sea or simply love the beach, incorporating coastal elements into your home decor can create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere...

AI and Photography | Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Artists?

A very controversial topic lately is the rise of AI art and pretty much any content generated by artificial intelligence. You can literally tell the AI interface to create a photograph of a beach in Hawaii with a rolling wave and sure enough, it'll create an image for you...

The Beauty of Ocean Art Photography
Maui, Hawaii

There is something special about looking at a beautiful image of the ocean. It's like looking into a portal to a completely different world. If you are an art collector, photography collector, or simply have an affinity for the ocean, then ocean art photography may be exactly what you need to bring some of that beauty into your home...

Top 10 New Releases of 2022
Maui, Hawaii

As 2022 is coming to a close, let's take a look at the Top 10 New Photography Releases of the year.....

5 Types of Hawaiian Coastal Photography Perfect for Any Room

Most people think of coastal art as decorations found in beach houses -pictures of seagulls, sand dunes, seashells, driftwood, and gentle waves in subdued blue and neutral hues. But Hawaii isn't your average coastal region...

Top 15 Best Selling Photographs of 2022

2022......this year just seemed to fly by didn't it?!? Let's take a look at the 15 best selling photographs throughout the year in no particular order.

1. Burning Secret | Maui, Hawaii

A very special sunset at a very special Secret Beach...

8 Ways Calming Nature Pictures Improve Health
Maui, Hawaii
8 Science-based reasons that nature scenes can improve health

Nature has been proven, time and time again, to reduce depression, anxiety, stress, and anger, as well as, boost psychological wellbeing...

Free Art Visualizer | Mockups For Your Walls

Buying a piece of art is an investment and it is important to know that you’re choosing the right art for your style and space. Even after you’ve found an image you love, it can still be difficult to visualize the print on your wall.