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Archive for March, 2009

If you ever go to the Big Island and you’re on Hilo side, you have got to visit Seaside. I recently heard that the Big Island doesn’t have any building codes. Hence the photo above. I am in no way knocking this house. I think it’s rad. I mean, it’s like 5 stories of awesomeness. […]

Late Valentines
Late Valentines

I meant to post this on Valentine’s Day but got distracted… oh well… here you are. Enjoy.

Bow Down SON!

I put the Sun just behind Jesus’s head. Giving a halo effect. No, not the halo with aliens and guns… sheesh.

Open Sky’s
Open Sky's

Randomly pulled over on our way from Hilo to Kona. The Big Island has so much wide open space its incredible. I tried my best to capture its remoteness. This photo is and HDR. Clouds always come out looking so dramatic in HDR’s.

Beaches of Black Sand
Beaches of Black Sand

Black sand beaches of the Big Island. Oh right, this is an HDR as well.


aren’t they great? I increased the contrast of this photo to make the shadows more dramatic.

Ken’s Diner – Big Island

This diner was really cool, took it with my 10-20mm Sigma on my Nikon EM film camera. Processed Sepia, looks cool… at least to me.