About Us

Alex Wilson, a photographer and adventurer living in Hawaii, founded Oahu Photography Tours, a guided photography tour, in late 2010. Oahu Photography Tours is dedicated to getting you the most beautiful photos of Hawaii on your vacation. Our Hawaii photography tours are designed for photographers of all levels. As tour guides, we are here to help in any way possible to ensure that you not only get that great shot but that you understand how you got that shot. We are ever evolving, discovering new ways to improve our photography travel tours and making your island photography experience more enjoyable as well as educational. We are confident that you will love any of our original Hawaii photography tours and the guides that lead them. Browse below at the bios of our guides. Perhaps one day you will feel the urge to come out to Hawaii, want to stay, and you too will be featured below as one of our tour guides here at Oahu Photography Tours. (808) 679-1938

Certified Sustainable Tour Operator Sustainability Commitment Statement

We at Oahu Photography Tours support the Hawaii Ecotourism Association’s principles of sustainable tourism. We pride ourselves on educating our guests with the most accurate information about Hawaii. Hawaii Ecotourism Association addresses operating policies in the following areas:

  • Environmental Management
  • Staff Management
  • Interpretation Management
  • Consumer Evolution Management
  • Marketing Management


Alex Wilson is the owner and founder of this great company. Originally from Orlando, Florida, Alex moved out here in 2004 from Seattle, Washington after serving in the US Navy. He loves exploring this fantastic island and jumping in the water any chance he gets to ride some of the best waves in the world. If you asked him what his favorite tour is, it would probably be the North Shore Tour. The country up north is like going back in time to old-style Hawaii. If you are lucky enough to be on tour with Alex, ask him to tell you about snowboarding on Mauna Kea or burning his leg hairs when he got too close to the lava on the Big Island.



De-Jay Hanssen is a Californian who has been living in Hawaii for three years. After his military career, he attended The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for photography. De-Jay is a manager with Oahu Photography Tours and is a very skilled tour guide. He shares his wealth of knowledge of photography and Hawaii with all his guests. If you happen to visit TripAdvisor, you will see all the reviews with his name on it. We do not write these reviews. They are from other guests that have enjoyed their time with De-Jay. Be sure to ask De-Jay about some of the best places to visit while in Waikiki.

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