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June 25th, 2012

Ofu Wave Washed Ledge Sunrise

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Ofu Wave Washed Ledge Sunrise
I do not want people to forget that I am a landscape photographer. Sure, my work is increasingly focused on wildlife and underwater images, but that does not mean that I have stopped trying to photograph spectacular landscape scenes. As an example, consider this beautiful sunrise that I photographed while visiting the US National Park … 
February 9th, 2012

Ofu Island Over Under 2

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Ofu Island Over Under 2, National Park of American Samoa Ofu Island American Samoa
My regular readers have probably noticed that I have been on an extensive underwater photography binge in the last year. I’ve always said that I aspire to shoot mostly underwater subjects, and am happy that most of my 2012 trips will be at or below the surface. So sticking with that theme, here is another … 
January 17th, 2012

Ofu Island Coral Over Under 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Ofu Island Coral Over Under 1, National Park of American Samoa, Ofu Island, American Samoa
I spent much of my visit to the US National Park of American Samoa on Ofu Island photographing over-underwater split images. This is one of my favorites. I like the coral reef with the refracted light dancing across the sandy bottom below with the dramatic scenery and clouds above. There are even a few tropical … 
January 13th, 2012

Ofu Island Sunset 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Ofu Island Sunset 1, National Park of American Samoa, Ofu Island, American Samoa
Since I returned home last week, I have not had a lot of time to edit my new images, but this one is definitely worth sharing. I photographed this dramatic sunset while visiting the US National Park of American Samoa on Ofu Island last month. It took a lot of effort to travel this out-of-the-way …