The beaches of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula tend to be rockier and much colder than those on the East Coast of the United States. But if you enjoy walking along the coast they provide some great opportunities to explore.
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The slow shutter of this exposure gave the rhythmic Pacific waves a soft, foggy feel. This picture was taken along with Kona Coast, Sunset, I and Kona Coast, Sunset, II.
For this shot I used neutral density filters to get an exposure of 10 seconds at f/29.
The view of this lava rock at the mouth of a stream and the two large outcroppings in the distance reminds me of a young child playing near the shore watching their older siblings swim out beyond their reach.
Another image of waves breaking against the Kona shore just before sunset. This one feels more serene than Kona Coast, Sunset, I but the two photos were taken within minutes of each other along the same stretch of the coast. The key difference being the length of the exposure. For this photo I used a 2.5 second exposure while the other was only 0.3 seconds.
Watching the sun go down in Kona, Hawaii.
Lava flows directly into the ocean at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the island of Hawaii. This is the newest land on earth as the island continues to expand.
If you click on the image you will see a larger version of it and can see more detail.
A woman explores the jagged coast of Kona, Hawaii as waves fill tidal pools and the sun begins to set.