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Pu'u O'o Vent @ Big Island HI | by Dennis Thong
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Pu'u O'o Vent @ Big Island HI

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Cost me a $1000 for two for the copter ride... I scored a ride in the front seat, much to everyone else's disappointment :). Thanks to the guys at Blue Hawaiian helicopters... it was a blast for me and my wife.


About 30 minutes after sunrise, this is Mt Kilauea's latest eruption, a lava tube running to the ocean. For more information, take a squiz at


Single RAW HDR in Photomatix. As it was taken in a helicopter, no chance of multiple exposures.


There's a reflection of myself in the cockpit that I thought my polarising filter would take care of. I was warned to wear dark clothing, I really should have listened.


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Taken on November 18, 2009