Aloha! – Images from the Big Island of Hawai'i

The Melting Pot. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Please click on the images to see larger versions. Cindy and I just got back for a whirlwind tour of the Big Island of Hawai’i.  In 3 full days we covered volcanoes, waterfalls, endless cliff faces, and beautiful beaches.  The people were friendly, and the scenes were breath-taking.  Here are few images I thought were worth sharing.  Mahalo for looking and commenting!

A Little to the Right: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Paradise Found: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Endless Faces. Pololu Valley Lookout: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8, 8 Stop ND Filter

It's a Palm Jungle Out There: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8

The Angry Sea: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8, 8 Stop ND Filter

Flower Fall: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8

From Sea to Shining Sea: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8

On Guard. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Lava Land. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8

Backlit Beauties: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Motion Emotion: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8, 8 Stop ND Filter

Mellow Yellow: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8

Forest Flow. Akaka Falls: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8

Monochrome Sunset: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Hidden Beauty: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

Roots: Pentax K-5, Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8

10 Comments
  • conrad
    January 31, 2012

    Awesome stuff man! Simply awesome!

  • Nicole
    January 31, 2012

    Mahesh, great photos! Of course I love the little yellow bird… :-) How’d you pull that one off before he flew off?!??

    Well done, as always…

  • Bev
    January 31, 2012

    Hi Mahesh,
    Love the volcano and the yellow bird. You are getting really proficient at the wildlife shots.

  • Barb Michieli
    January 31, 2012

    Okay . . . I’m officially jealous!

  • Andi
    January 31, 2012

    Mellow yellow…they are all fab. :O)

  • Kalpana
    January 31, 2012

    Awesome!

  • Rachael
    January 31, 2012

    AWESOME AWESOME!

  • mariann
    February 1, 2012

    Amazing as always!!!

  • linda
    February 1, 2012

    I’ve never been to Hawai’i, and your shots are stunning as always. [loved capture of yellow bird.] Yet surprised to discover – through your photography – WA seems more beautiful.

  • linda lin
    February 1, 2012

    Stunning!!!!

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