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Taken 29-May-18


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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Volcanoes
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Keywords:Hawaii, Lee Scott, Lee Scott photographer, Lee Scott photography, Pele, USA, big island, lava, light source photography by lee scott, mana, nature, nature photography, nature's power, outdoor, outdoors, photography by Lee Scott, rights managed
Photo Info

Dimensions5472 x 3648
Original file size12.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken30-May-18 05:59
Date modified12-Jun-18 15:47
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal length300 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/500 at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Pele's Process

Pele's Process

A 3:30 AM check-in and a 4 AM departure for the roughest and most memorable boat ride I have ever taken in my life. One hour and a half riding a mechanical bull of an aluminum catamaran to photograph Pele entering the ocean for the first time. I tried back in 2016, but the laze was too strong for my entire stay and no-one was allowed at the Kalepana viewing area. This time, she let me see her. And I am so thankful she did. Here she is making new land in what is Pele's Process.
Big Island, Hawaii