Sun rays break through heavy storm clouds sitting over downtown Honolulu

Honolulu Sunrise

Posted on | Shot on at 18:00:00

Sun coming up over the island of O’ahu and downtown Honolulu after a very rainy night. I took this photo from the back deck of the Hawaii Superferry en route to Maui. I think the angle of the island relative to the boat (there’s an inlet back there) combined with the lens distortion is making it curve up on the left like that.

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  • beautiful shot you have just caught the sun right in this one well done!

  • Shot just at the right time : the sun rays are really beautiful.

  • Bonjour,
    nice shot..Beautiful colors..Bravo!

  • shot at the right moment! you’ve caught the sun just about to peek.. this looks so beautiful.. nice shot! :)

  • whatever is creating that left curve i find it very pleasing. beautiful image.

  • oh yeah – i’ll take a slice of this right now. it’s gorgeous. and i like this one the best of the three sunrise images so far. i really like the mix of buildings, hills and clouds in this one.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
  • Focal length: 17 mm
  • Aperture: f/4.0


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