Haleakala National Park
Island of Maui, Hawaii, USA
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Comments

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 5 years ago

    Awesome shot. I love the sunlit rim, perfect!

  • Thanks a lot, Ann. Haleakala is a very special place.

    – Alex Preiss

  • brimellor1
    brimellor1over 5 years ago

    Stunning shot….amazing light!!

  • Thanks so much for your comments, Brian.

    – Alex Preiss

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 5 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaabout 5 years ago

    Thanks for bringing back amazing memories of this place. Fabulous shot.

  • Thanks so much, Teresa. I hope you were able to see the sunrise!

    – Alex Preiss

  • Tony Waite
    Tony Waiteabout 5 years ago

    Awsesome mate… we just came back from Maui we did the sunrise tour also dosen’t look as good what you got…oh well that’s the way mother nature plays. =)

  • Thanks so much, Tony. This shot was taken at sunset. Haleakala is a challenging place due to the altitude and quick weather changes. Did you take the bike ride down?

    – Alex Preiss

  • Tony Waite
    Tony Waiteabout 5 years ago

    No bike ride for us, and yes it was a bit colder than expected and was raining when we left Lahaina.At some ridiculous hour we did take a blanket from our hotel as suggested by the tour company. We both throughly enjoyed the experience and wolud love to do it again next time we visit. maybe even sunset

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownabout 5 years ago

    What a beautiful capture! The lighting is wonderful!

  • Alex Preiss
    Alex Preissabout 5 years ago

    Thanks so much, Barbara.

  • anne reeskamp
    anne reeskampabout 5 years ago

    stunning , these colours ! Beautiful capture, Alex !

  • pljvv
    pljvvabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot.

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