is a retired army officer and also retired newspaperman.
He's been taking pictures since 1940 when he was given
a camera. He started
seventies but quit, he says, "when
Hustler magazine changed the face of things". He got back into it during the
nineties when he discovered the internet-based market for less explicit
The essence of Jip's work is showcasing the incredible and exotic beauty
of Hawaii's girls amidst the unparalleled beauty of the islands'
gorgeous environment. It's
beauty, nature, and having fun he says. It's also paramount for Jip that
he captures a model's personality and her energy, so his sessions are
typically quite fluid and dynamic. His website, Island
Girls, was once described by a reviewer as "a casual, happy place to
visit" and that's just how he likes it.