Hanauma Bay, Oahu island, Hawaii
This bay, formed in the crater of a long extinct volcano is a combination of beach and nature preserve. Because catching the sea critters is not permitted, the fish are totally unafraid of people: they come and peek in on your scuba mask, the turtles plod by straight next to you, etc.
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orme (7215) 2003-09-09 4:13
A great scenery shot. Wonderful colours. I especially like the contrasting colours of the shallow and deep water.
gepall (1830) 2003-09-09 5:21
A wonderful landscape with amazing colours
Motrem (2392) 2003-09-09 12:44
Great shot! Wonderful!
zorro (530) 2003-09-12 1:54
nice position and well seen!
AdrianW (2274) 2003-09-16 11:02
Nice shot! I love the way the bay looks, and I've never really understood why so many people stay in Waikiki and never venture further along the coast. Thanks for the note, I didn't realise that was the origin of the bay! One thing I would suggest though is a little rotation - 1.7° CW would straighten up the horizon nicely. I'm not sure, but I think I might have taken the shot slightly more to the right to get the whole headland in? Anyway, I like it :-)
Eagle (522) 2003-09-21 7:05
Wonderful view! By the story you give this is a place I look forward to visit someday.
Phoebe (133) 2003-10-16 16:09
Un paidaje precioso y una buena perpectiva! Buen trabajo!
zeca (19762) 2006-08-22 18:51
Nice that you´ve captured a diferent POV! Usually we see and take pictures from the other side, lower and not so nice! Excellent work! TFS!
qadirsh (85) 2006-10-27 20:20
Excellent depth of field. Extraordinary good colour.
timleahy (2195) 2006-10-27 20:32
Very nice shot, featured on the TE front page tonight. Great colours, and the wide view captured the vista nicely. I visited here once, had some fun with the fishes! Posted a couple of shots now that I remember, but not as good as this one.
- Copyright: George Guy (mrdelurk) (385)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-08-00
- Categories: Nature
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): beaches, Ocean Colours [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-09-09 3:50
- Favorites: 2 [view]