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May 11th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Michael Swindle

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Michael Swindle
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Crashing Waves At Napali Cliffs” by Michael Swindle. Location: Ke’e Beach, Kauai, Hawaii. “I was on a workshop with Don Smith when he took the group to this area to photograph the waves crashing on the coastline at sunset,” said Swindle. Photo of the Day is chosen from various …
April 6th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Charles Lynn

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Charles Lynn
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Waimea Canyon Rainbow” by Charles Lynn. Location: Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai, Hawaii. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the …
April 14th, 2015

The Tropics Assignment Winner Lace Andersen

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'End of the Road' by Lace Anderson
Congrats to Lace Andersen for winning The Tropics Assignment! “This photograph was taken in January of 2014 at Ke’e Beach, Kauai, Hawaii,” says Andersen. “This beach can be very popular with photographers when the surf is up in winter. My actual intent for the evening was to photograph waves down the coastline. I was pleasantly …
March 11th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Lace Andersen

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Go With The Flow' by Lace Andersen
Today’s Photo of the Day, titled ‘Go With The Flow’, was shot by Lace Andersen in Kauai, Hawaii, using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 16-35mm L lens. “This particular beach became inundated with sand recently and I was able to set foot in places that are usually under water. There was no color in …
November 24th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “The End” by Ryan Dyar – Hilo, Island of Hawaiʻi, Hawaii

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Hawaiian lava flowing into the ocean creating mist spray against the surf
When good friend Miles Morgan and I embarked on our trip to Hawaii to photograph the lava flows, I spent the long flight day-dreaming of what was in store over the next several days. Beautiful beaches, warm air, good food, getting to shoot with my favorite people, more food, epic landscapes, food, etc, food, etc. …
February 27th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Storm Clouds” by Sarah Lee – Kona coast, Hawaiʻi Island

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Underwater shot of a local female surfer from beneath the waves submerged diving photography
So many people are focused on the surf action above the water … do you ever wonder what happens below from a fishes’ eye view? Here’s a view “under the clouds” as a local female surfer duck-dives through a turbulent wave off the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawai’i. This photograph was taken …
July 15th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Aaron Meyers

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Fizzle Sizzle by Aaron Meyers
Aaron Meyers’ photo from Volcanos National Park on The Big Island of Hawaii was submitted to the National Parks Assignment which has been held over until tomorrow 7/16. Photographing the lava flow can be dangerous because of the obvious problems of dealing with molten rock.
February 13th, 2013

Poolenalena Beach Sunset 4

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Poolenalena Beach Sunset 4
Since I am flying back to the Big Island of Hawaii tomorrow morning, I decided to share one of my new Maui images from my last visit to the islands in December. Most of my recent trips have been dedicated to wildlife, but that does not mean that I have forsaken landscapes. I photographed this …
April 6th, 2012

Mauna Kea Snow Sunset 4

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Mauna Kea Snow Sunset 4, Mauna Kea State Park, Hawaii
I finally had the opportunity to photograph snow on the summit of Mauna Kea during my February visit to the Big Island of Hawaii. After over a decade of trying, it was nice to finally be able to experience being at the beach in the morning and then driving up to the snowy summit in the …
April 4th, 2012

Honokohau Sea Turtle Sunset 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Honokohau Sea Turtle Sunset 1, Kohala Coast, Hawaii
My favorite location to photograph sea turtles is at the Kaloko Honokohau National Historic Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. After a long day boating with my friends, I photographed this small sea turtle resting on the lava shoreline north of the small boat harbor at sunset. I was lucky that the sky lit …