Hawaiian Turtle Sunset

I recently returned from a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. The first night I was there I saw this group of turtles just resting here but at the time the sun was too high so after awhile I returned and tried again. I underexposed the image trying to bring out some mood in the image. At the time the volcano was causing the island to be smothered in "vog" and so many of the sunsets were very disappointing but I got a little color on this one

  • WITCH'S PRO 5y

    an incredible masterpiece.....
  • Alex Saberi PRO 5y

    really nice feel. not sure about the processing on the actual turtles. they look pasted on a bit or over dodged?
  • Michael Anderson PRO 5y

    Kevin, This is an awesome image! I've been posting a lot of images to ABW gallery and suggseted this image to the moderators there. They asked me to invite you to post the image there.

    Your photograph has been nominated for
    "Amazingly Beautiful World" (by Invitation Only)
    Please submit this image to ~~ *ABW* Gallery
  • Jody Trappe PRO 5y

    Fabulous shot! My favorite place on the big island. Haven't been there in years...
  • lorytravelforever༽♥ॐ 5y

    wow! A DREAM!
  • lorytravelforever༽♥ॐ 5y

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato The Sea of Travels of Fantasies (invited photos). Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere le tuo foto al gruppo.
  • Debbie 5y

    Stunning shot, with the turtles, color ect... nicely done!!
  • Linda MPH 5y

    stunning image, i can only hope one day to shoot images this good!
  • Jeff Lindstrom PRO 5y

    Excellent use of light. Great timing on the sunset; its effect on the water is perfect.
  • Thomas Pickens 5y

    Really great shot!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Henry Kuryllo 5y

    Wonderful albums!
  • Marco Pepe 5y

    Speechless! The light on the tortoises is amazing!
  • ali sharikh 5y

    very nice
  • semiramida 4y

    So beautiful and amazing,thanks!
  • laura peta PRO 4y

    this super cool
  • Ameliya 4y

    thanks for sharing your wonderful photos!
  • 3mh3 3y

    superbe image
  • Kathleen Gick 3y

    You were so fortunate to see this magnificent site! Bravo!
  • John Chung PRO 3y

    Stunning capture !!
  • uche Nwaozor 3y

    alot about you
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Taken on June 8, 2010
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