Hawaii - Kauai - patricksmithphotography
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Originally, I came to this beach on the north shore of Kauai to make some images of the large waves there.  While I was concentrating on the motion of the water, I noticed how the sand turned reflective for just a few seconds between waves.  So I moved in closer to get a better view of the sand with the fast moving waves and well-lit sky in the background.  I had to choose smaller well-formed waves, as the larger ones obscured the trees in the background.   It took several attempts to capture a wave breaking while the sand was reflective and full of detail.  Usually the sand dried up before the next wave hit, but my patience paid off.

Originally, I came to this beach on the north shore of Kauai to make some images of the large waves there. While I was concentrating on the motion of the water, I noticed how the sand turned reflective for just a few seconds between waves. So I moved in closer to get a better view of the sand with the fast moving waves and well-lit sky in the background. I had to choose smaller well-formed waves, as the larger ones obscured the trees in the background. It took several attempts to capture a wave breaking while the sand was reflective and full of detail. Usually the sand dried up before the next wave hit, but my patience paid off.

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