It is such a blessing to have a great teacher!

Many people who move to Maui ask me, "I moved to Maui and absolutely love it.

What should I do to assure that I can stay here?" The first thing I tell them is that it is really important to connect with a Kumu (teacher) or Kahuna that can con...

August 16, 2018


A few weeks ago, I was blessed to do a photo shoot with Sarah Foley, Miss Wheelchair Hawaii. She chose to do the shoot with a Marilyn Monroe inspired styling.

Sarah is an incredible person, and truly inspiring to all she touches, sharing messages about surmounting any of the obstacles a...

August 16, 2018

Family shoot with actor and former NLF Football Player Terry Crews and his family by Maui Professional Photographer Richard Marks, MA

July 19, 2017


It was truly and honor and blessing to photograph the wedding of internationally renowned authors and teachers Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman. Their wedding was officiated by world renowned author and spiritual teacher Ram Dass.  I am posting this blog In honor their First Wedding Anni...

June 28, 2017


I had the great joy and honor to be chosen as the solo photographer to shoot photos for world class Maui artist, Christina De Hoff's launch of Permission Apparel, her clothing line that features her art printed on sublimely soft cotton.

June 18, 2017


It's been a while since I posted. I've been investing a lot of my focus and energy on launching 5 Instagram accounts:

1) MauiTrashTheDress

2) MauiLGBTQWeddingPhotography

3) RichardMarksPhoto

4 MauiHawaiiWEddingPhotographer

5) MauiFamilyPhotographer

* Sad to say my very first Instagram account...

March 21, 2017

Photo of Maui Professional Odissi and Isanai dancer, Akari Ueoka by Maui Professional Photographer, Richard Marks, MA

February 21, 2017

 I've been blessed to do a series of photo shoots for wonderful families in the past month. It gives me great joy in capturing images that will bring smiles to their faces every time they look at their photos in the years to come and think about their wonderful trip to Maui!