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FEATURED IN WEEKLY THEME CHALLENGES
FEATURED IN THE SCAVENGER HUNT
FEATURED IN POLYNESIAN CONNECTION
FEATURED IN WAVES
FEATURED IN THE WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHER
FEATURED IN SEA GROUP
FEATURED IN GOING COASTAL
FEATURED IN ALL WATER IN MOTION
FEATURED IN THAT ONE GREAT SHOT
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CHALLENGE WINNER IN THE SURF COMPETITION IN THE BEACH, RIVER, LAKE TREASURES GROUP

Awesome capture of a surfer at Makapuu Beach Park enjoying the huge waves brought on by the arrival of Hurricane Felicia, later downgraded to a tropical storm.

Located below Makapu’u Point, a portion of land marking Hawaii’s easternmost tip. This is a very popular beach for bodysurfing. Rabbit Island and Flat Island sit just offshore and makes this beach a picturesque beauty. High surf, fierce shore break, and strong undertoe often occur during the winter months which can make this beach a hazardous place

Nikon D90 As is
Nikkor lens 18-200 VR
742 Views/Jan 12, 2010

Comments

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 5 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thanks so much Rick!

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Ashley  Hernandez
    Ashley Hernandezover 5 years ago

    Wow, what a great capture. This is beautiful.

  • Hi Ashley, Thanks so much for the great comment! I truly appreciate that :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Paul Kavsak
    Paul Kavsakover 5 years ago

    great!

  • Thank you so much Paul for the great comment and I am pleased you like this enough to make it a fave :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 5 years ago

    Awesome capture !! Looks like a very brave surfer : )

  • Thanks Sean, certainly a lot braver than I would ever be. Appreciate the compliment.

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Jan  Wall
    Jan Wallover 5 years ago

    Awesome photo, Cheryl! Just amazing!

  • Hi Jan! Nice to see you. Pleased you like this, really appreciate that!

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinsonover 5 years ago

  • Cheryl  Lunde
    Cheryl Lundeover 5 years ago

    Thank you so much Kelly, I am thrilled about this!

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 5 years ago

    awesome capture,and congrats

  • Thank you Kathy for the great comment and congrats, I truly appreciate that!

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • calmac49
    calmac49over 5 years ago

    what a wonderful colourful clear crisp image this is. ( I would trim that slight bit of black at the top though….I am allowed to say that…lol…). Fav it.

  • Thanks for the suggestion, it was late when I put this up and missed that. I really appreciate the fave and for adding me to your watchlist.

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • reflector
    reflectorover 5 years ago

    An excellent capture of a pretty big wave ! Nice timing and great blue tones.

  • Thank you so much James, I too was so impressed by the colors of the water. I am so pleased you like this enough to add it to your faves :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

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