News & Events : PANORAMA

Mauna Kea Image by Ethan Tweedie Photography Featured at the`Imiloa Astronomy Center

Recently I was contacted by the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo to provide an image of Mauna Kea that would be printed on a banner measuring 25 feet by 6 feet in an area right next to the Planetarium at the Center. In their words: “No one captures the majesty and reverence of Maunakea better […]

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On Assignment at the McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis Texas

This past November 2014 the University of Texas at Austin/McDonald Observatory hired me to photograph their 3 telescopes in Fort Davis Texas. During the four days on location my team and I took over 7000 images of astronomers, teachers, students, telescopes and directors from the ground, from a helicopter, on ladders and even from a boom […]

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Mauna Kea Summit During the 2013 Perseids Meteor Shower

This image was taken August 12th 2013 from the summit of Mauna Kea.  Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano that rises some 32,000 feet from the ocean floor (making it the tallest mountain on the planet) and 13,796 feet above sea level.  With 13 observatories, Mauna Kea is arguably the best place on Earth to observe the cosmos from because […]

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Milky Way Panorama During Perseids Meteor Shower

I had never tried capturing the Milky Way by doing a panorama so I headed up Saddle Road to find a suitable location where I could get the Milky Way to drape over Mauna Kea.  The bonus this time of year is the Perseids Meteor Shower is beginning and there were tons of shooting stars […]

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Finally Got Some Snow!

Finally got some snow and rain here in Waimea! This has been a strange winter.  December started out very cold and wet with some snow on our mountains Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa (Both mountains/volcanoes are just under 14,000 ft.) and from the end of December till today we have had very little rain.  It […]

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Crazy Thanksgiving Sunset

After a great long Thanksgiving weekend out in Volcano with friends I came home to Waimea to a most spectacular sunset, one of those sunsets that is really impossible to capture exactly the way it was that evening. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoy. Ethan www.EthanTweedie.com Follow me on Twitter!! […]

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House of a Lifetime

‘ I was asked to photograph the most prestigous property at the Four Seasons Hualalai. It is an amazing house with stunning views of the ocean, golf course and beach! Here is a image tour of the property. http://www.tourbuzz.net/public/vtour/display/41381?a=1 Aloha, Ethan 808-938-4665 Share on Facebook

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The 7 Image Mauna Kea Panorama

This image of the summit of Mauna Kea taken August 4th 2011 was created by taking 7 pictures and then stitching them together. I hope you enjoy. Ethan www.EthanTweedie.com Follow me on Twitter!! Become a fan on Facebook! http://on.fb.me/9V8NYe EthanTweedie@gmail.com 808-938-4665 Share on Facebook

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Kohala Mountain Panorama

Waimea’s beloved Kohala Mountain as taken from the plains of Mauna Kea on Parker Ranch.  Kohala is the only extinct volcano on the Big Island and last erupted over 60,000 years ago and is about 450,000 years old.  The mountain is close to 5,500 feet tall.  There is no literal Hawaiian translation for Kohala, which […]

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Mauna Kea Snow June 2011!!

What an amazing birthday to see Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa cover in snow on June 5th!! In fact the mountain got over 8 inches at the summit and the road is closed!  I was dreaming of putting my skis on!  What a coup that would have been!!! Share on Facebook

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In All Her Grandeur: Mauna Kea Panorama (PLEASE CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL SIZE)

This photo of Mauna Kea was taken with 3 separate images using the Canon 1D Mark IV and combined in in CS5.  It was shot with the Canon 85mm f 1.2 at f/10 at 1/45 ISO 200 (If you wanted to know!)  I hope you like the photo as much as I enjoyed taking the […]

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