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Ocean Drains

A fabulous sunset shoot at this location near Kona with the sun setting into the Pacific.
The tide was quite high, so it didn't allow me to venture c...
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A fabulous sunset shoot at this location near Kona with the sun setting into the Pacific.
The tide was quite high, so it didn't allow me to venture closer to these old collapsed lava tubes. The ocean waves rush into them with an insane amount rushing back into the tubes creating a strong current - at times I was was well above my knees into the water and was holding tightly on to my Really Right Stuff tripod.
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marciodufranc
 
marciodufranc September 26, 2016
Nice shot! Congrats!
guidobrandt
guidobrandt September 26, 2016
Thanks!
jimfbauty PRO+
 
jimfbauty November 06, 2016
Glad to see an explanation of where the shot was taken and more background info about it... thanks for a beautiful shot. something more to look forward to if I ever make it there. great job.
guidobrandt
guidobrandt November 16, 2016
Thanks a lot - hope you make it to the Big Island soon, a lot of cool things to photograph there!
ketino
 
ketino November 16, 2016
My RRS tripod almost got swept away at almost exact same location few months back! i was standing more to the right trying to capture the bridge between the drainers. Awesome shot!
guidobrandt
guidobrandt November 16, 2016
Yes, that's where I wanted to be as well, but the tide/swell was just too high for that. My wife who was watching me freaked out anyway!
Witmar
 
Witmar November 18, 2016
fantastic picture
guidobrandt
guidobrandt January 05, 2017
Thank you Witmar!
frenchiepooh
 
frenchiepooh January 04, 2017
sublime shot
guidobrandt
guidobrandt January 05, 2017
Thank you!
FINNERSBOY
 
FINNERSBOY May 06, 2017
You are amazing
gek1701
 
gek1701 May 12, 2018
A stunning shot! !
carolewalker
 
carolewalker Mar 17
WOW