The falls are quite the sight, and it’s very fun composing shots highlighting only certain aspects of the falling water.
Still, the complete falls are themselves fun to capture, especially in portrait orientation.
Check around the area for some beautiful flora, as well.
A little over an hour later we entered Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Here I let my inner Ansel Adams take over with a red-filtered (see: Black & White Photography—It’s All in the Color!) black-and-white panorama of the nearby area. Below is a photo of the ranchlands and scrub beneath a cloud-shrouded Mauna Loa:
Just beyond this ranchland we entered the national park overlook of the awesome and somewhat frightening Kilauea Caldera.
What’s so frightening about the Kilauea Caldera? Take a look, and note the lack of vegetation and the smoke rising into the air.
We’ll be taking a closer (zoomed) view of the caldera on Monday. Until then, here are two more images from the park: