Jubilant Sea Arch on the Bay

On July 22, 2024, in Hawaii, by admin

Nikon D-810, 1/30 sec, f/13, 62mm, ISO 800

This is a fourth and final panorama of Waiʻānapanapa State Park. The first (click here) shows the beach itself, visible in the center that image. The second (click here) shows the sea arch and the point of land from which this image is taken. This third panorama (click here) shows the north shore of the park and the location from where the second panorama was taken. This final panorama captures the sea arch along the southern shoreline of the park.

While I was setting up for this image, a couple walked out into the arch. I waited a bit for them to clear the arch and then I captured the image. Soon after they walked up to me and asked if I had photographed them on the arch. I said no, I did not. Turns out the guy proposed to the girl while I was fiddling with my gear. Too bad, would have been an epic spur of the moment shot!

Well, that concludes my photography posts from Waiʻānapanapa State Park (for this trip!). Onwards to Koki Beach!

Waiʻānapanapa State Park Sea Arch: 20.787765° -156.001716°

Hitting the State Park Jackpot

On July 19, 2024, in Hawaii, by admin
Waiʻānapanapa State Park Panorama (click image to enlarge)

Nikon D-810, 1/400 sec, f/6.3, 38mm, ISO 400

When you finish exploring the northern coastline of Waiʻānapanapa State Park, head for the south coastline and the sea arch. This shoreline offers another in a series of panoramic opportunities. This image stitches together five separate images to create a 67″ x 16″ image.

Waiʻānapanapa State Park: 20.787833° -156.001552°

Insidious Twins on the Way to the Blowhole

On July 17, 2024, in Hawaii, by admin
Small Black Sand Beach h on the Coast Path (click to enlarge)

Nikon D-810, 1/30 sec, f/13, 62mm, ISO 800

Be sure to walk the Coast Path towards the blow hole at Waiʻānapanapa State Park. This little bay is around the corner from the Black Sand Beach. My original composition was further right out the point so that those rocks on the left did not appear in the image. Then I noticed that the jagged rocks were almost reflected in the rocks and vegetation on the other shore of the bay. I found that somewhat more interesting (and confusing at first) so posted this image instead of the other.

Waiʻānapanapa State Park:  20.789710° -156.001801°

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