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A few days ago at sunset at Kawaihoa Pt a couple was getting some pictures taken. This can be a dangerous location when the surf is high. The surf had been dropping but still had it’s moments. As they were working the location. The photographer and couple moved down to the lowest shelf where you see the surf breaking. Yes that spot. Fortunately, after the second wave broke right next to them, they moved to higher ground.
Many people come to this part of the coast each day to fish and watch the setting sun and come to no harm. Occasionally, we get knuckleheads who don’t respect the power of the ocean and pay the ultimate price.
Wherever you go to get the shot, don’t take unnecessary risks.
A fun shot from todays sunset. Looking for a different element to work with I found this broken branch left at the high tide mark. I had been working with it and the surf with a slow shutter speed. A little girl walking up the beach took that moment to leap over my branch at a 1/10th of a second!
We’ve had Voggy weather the past few days. With air thick enough to cut, it filters the sun to the extent you can capture interesting shots.
I entered the video realm last year when I upgraded to the Sony a77 M II. It’s fun but Damn! Why can’t this stuff render instantaneously? Stills are sooo much easier. For the first time I’m posting a short clip to my blog! The other day a front came thru from the west bringing strong winds. West winds make Maunalua Bay a primo windsurfing spot for a day. Maybe two. A good opportunity to get video of the activity.