Haven't been back here at Lanai Lookout since early January. I normally go over to Secret Cave side to shoot but that Saturday morning I wanted to shoot "The Gorge". I have the shot everyone else has so I wanted to do something different. During the week I figured out how I wanted to shoot this location by focusing in on the water movement & the inlet from the ocean. I was looking for 2 long exposure shots. The 1st shot, I wanted to see how the camera would pickup the waves as it was coming in with a relatively long exposure, & the other with a shorter exposure. After the edits I preferred the look of the shorter exposure. When the larger waves rolled in, the water was very turbulent but organized & I wanted to have that feeling in the image rather than the soft smokey water that gives many of my pictures that surreal & etherial look. The rough textures of the surrounding rocks also helped in creating a mood that reflected the scene that I wanted to capture.
Aloha a hui hou my friends!
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