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Diamond Head

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Diamond Head. I took this photo from the back deck of the Hawaii Super Ferry en route to Maui from Honolulu. The sun was just breaking through the clouds after a rainy night and it caught the rim of the crater. The tower on top is part of an old military post. Given the height and the vantage of the rim of the crater the military decided to use it as a lookout for inbound attacks on Honolulu.

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  • i bet the view from up there was stunning.. but the view from down here was great as well too.. nice shot..

  • Excellent shot from the back of a ferry yet. This is a breathtaking image of these beautiful mountains and the lighthouse.

  • yeah attack on Honolulu why didn’t i think of that? instead of freezing in the Rockies.

    this does look inviting.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
  • Focal length: 85 mm
  • Aperture: f/5.6

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