Photo Of The Day – Pu’u ‘O’o Lava Pond

Title:  Pu’u ‘O’o Lava Pond Location: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, USA, North America Description: From high above, the Pu’u ‘O’o crater is seen with an active lava pond. Camera Nikon D800E Lens Nikon 14-24mm Shutter Speed 1/3200 Aperture f/5.6 ISO 500 Focal Length 14mm   Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of Continue Reading →

Touring Hawaii Via Helicopter

Taking off in a helicopter is unlike any commercial airline flight you have ever experienced. As forward thrust is not needed, there is no ‘pinned to your seat’ feeling. Your seat simply starts lifting into the air with what feels like effortless will despite the roar of the Continue Reading →

Top 10 Photos Of 2012

My friend and fellow photographer Jim Goldstein is not only a great photographer, he invites people to share their work through his annual round-up of everyone’s best images from the previous year. I’m not one to participate in many “Best of…” lists, but it’s an honor for me Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Lava Lake

Title: Lava Lake Location: The Big Island, Hawaii, USA Description: The Pu’u O’o cone holds a small pond of molten lava, spurting and splashing in wave after wave of activity. Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/6400 Aperture f/5.6 ISO Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day Bonus – Kilauea Caldera

Title: Kilauea Caldera Location: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, USA, Pacific Ocean Description: The source of much lava and the reason for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii, the Big Island, Kilauea’s summit and caldera are a stark land. The caldera has a further depression which forms the Continue Reading →

Lava Patterns In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Loving patterns as I do, it was a feat of Herculean proportions to peel myself away from the lava covering Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii, The Big Island.  I only had part of a day to trounce around the hardened flows with the ample explanations from Warren Continue Reading →

An Island In Creation – Visiting The Lava Flows Of Hawai’i With KapohoKine Adventures

LAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVA I could say it all day long!  LAVA is just, pardon the pun, cool to me.  It’s the earth in action in a way that doesn’t, immediately, knock down buildings the way earthquakes do.  What I’m talking about here is the mostly slow moving lava, P?hoehoe.  The Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kilauea Lava Flow

Title: Kilauea Lava Flow Location: Hawaii Description: This is a night shot of the lava from Kilauea on Hawaii’s Big Island flowing into the sea.  All the clouds are steam plumes.  Waiting long enough, I was able to watch the river of lava in the foreground spring up Continue Reading →