"Frank, you capture the true essence of life. Your portraits are beautiful, professional and truly a gift. Thank you so much for taking outstanding care of our family needs and you will be always our first choice for our family portraits. You are the best.Thank you"Yaro and Rachel
"Thank you so much. The portraits turn out great! We love them & have received many compliments.You did a great job!"Ashley and Ryan
"We just received a canvas portraits and they looks so beautiful! Thank you so much! It has been a pleasure working with you. We will definitely contact you next time we are in Hawaii."Janel and family
"Aloha Frank! The album looks great! Also, we love the portraits we received! You have done a magnificent job! Thank you for all of your hard work."Emily and family
"Aloha Frank! We just made it back to Illinois a few hours ago and I just got my first look at the photos...they are AMAZING...you a very talented photographer! I couldn't be happier with them. Our experience in Maui was overwhelming and emotional for many different reasons, so the way you so perfectly captured my family made me cry tears of joy. I will tell everyone I know who may be considering a trip to Maui that they should get their photos done by you. Well, I've typed a novel here and I am exhausted. Maybe some day our paths will cross again. Bless you!"Megan Wanek
"Frank, I received the album this morning and lets just say I love it soooo much that everyone who walks by my office today has to take time to look at it. I can't wait to share it with my family. Thanks so much for all your hard work. We are extremely happy with what you did for us."Shari Hall
"Aloha Frank....wanted to let you know the books arrived bright and early this morning and they are absolutely wonderful. I can hardly wait to give them on Christmas morning. You did a beautfil job and what wonderful memories. Thanks again for everything and helping to make all this work for Christmas. Merry Christmas and Happy New Years to you and your family."Lezlie Berthelot
"Frank, Hello. We just wanted to let you know that we received our portraits last week and let you know that we are very impressed with them.The canvas portraits are truly awesome. We really appreciate how accommodating and helpful you were with the whole process. We look forward to crossing paths again in the future. Broghan (our 15 year old son) already plans to go back to Hawaii for you to take his Senior pictures on the beach in a couple of years. Thanks again!"Tyler, Marie and Broghan Grider
"Hi Frank, Thank you so much for being so understanding and being so willing to work with us! We so appreciate all your time and work to make our pictures perfect. You have been so accommodating, with 100% customer satisfaction!! I would recommend you to anyone!! Thank you so much!!!"Pam Douglas
"Hi Frank, I tried to call you the other day to thank you for your beautiful pictures. They are exactly what we had in mind, even better. We were so tired and grumpy that night, and you made it look like we were having a fantastic time...We are very very happy with your artistic images, thank you once again. Looking forward to working with you again next year, Regards," Jennifer and Attila
Biography Frank is a creative and ambitious artist with a passion for photography. Born and raised in Czechoslovakia, he developed a loveand enthusiasm of his art in his youth. Frank became a graphic designer, at the same time he started his professional career as a wedding and fine art photographer. Several years and hundreds of wedding and portrait sessions later, he created Maui Professional Photography dedicated to providing award winning artistry combined with outstanding client service. With a traditional yet contemporary photo journalistic style, Frank will capture those fleeting magical moments of your wedding or special event and turn them into treasured memories. Frank is a member of WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International), PPA (Professional Photographers of America), Nikon Professional Services and his name appears on the list of preferred professional photographers at the finest hotels & resorts and at other photo related businesses. Frank has also continued to expand his knowledge, learning new techniques at workshops and becoming familiar with latest professional equipment. When not working, Frank can be found exploring the beauty of the islands camera in hand.
Prints and Products All prints receive individual attention by the photographer, ensuring the custom nature of the artwork. Professional printing laboratories, using finest archival inks and papers, print these products. Images may be ordered in color, sepia or black and white.
Standard PrintsFujifilm archival crystal paper is used. Prints are available in standard or custom sizes.
Chrome PrintsYour portrait will be printed on chrome paper using special high-resolution printer. This is the latest printing technique used by the world-class photographers producing life-like images. You can also have your print displayed under crystal clear UV protectant plexi glass coldpresed over a chrome paper and mounted on a hard foam board. No additional custom framing is needed. Crystal clear Chrome prints are perfect for filling any large wall space in your home.
Giclee (Museum Series)Create an heirloom piece with the photographer’s signature on each piece of artwork. Portrait will be printed on museum-quality canvas and hand stretched onto a custom-built wooden frame. The image will be gallery-wrapped (continuing around the sides of the frame for a beautiful print) ready to hang on your wall. No additional custom-framing is needed. Every portrait is made with highest quality, archival ink that will never fade or discolor, also sprayed with a UV coating for added protection and gloss-type finish. These pieces are created using giclee process, commonly found in museums and art galleries.
Customized AlbumsWe offer handcrafted leather albums in traditional or contemporary styles. Your choice of leather finish and cover selection create a unique way to share your family memories. All the albums are designed in-house without using any tempests. Each album is one of a kind.
Holiday CardsSpecial high quality cardstock paper is used for greeting cards and postcards - a delightful way to share images from your portrait session with friends and family. These note-cards make popular birth announcements and holiday cards.
DVD slideshowsMotion menu slideshow created with certified music and images of your choice.
Portraiture Rendered in OilFrank is offering anoter dimension to your collection: portraits rendered in oil or digitaly painted. Your portrait will be painted in oil colors or digitaly by Maui artists.
Awards 2009 - 2nd place at Maui County Photography Competition 2009 - 2nd place at Hawaii State Open Photography Competition 2008 - WPPI Accolade of Excellence - 8 x 10 2nd Half Print Competition, Las Vegas 2008 - 2nd place and Honorable Mention from Hawaii State Open Photography Competition 2008 - Honorable Mention at Maui County Photography Competition 2008 - WPPI Accolade of Excellence - 8 x 10 1st Half Print Competition, Las Vegas 2007 - Honorable Mention from Maui County Photography Competition 2007 - Honorable Mention from Hawaii State Open Photography Competition 2006 - 3rd place at Maui County Photography Competition 2006 - 3rd place at Hawaii State Open Photography Competition from more than 3000 entries