Oahu Vista

One of the most spectacular views of the city in Honolulu is at one of Oahu’s state parks – Pu’u Ualaka’a State Wayside. It is accessed from Round Top Road just a short distance from  the Waikiki area. This image is really only showing about 1/3 of the expansive view.  This would be an ideal spot for a panorama at sunrise or sunset. If you get a chance to visit the island, this is one location you’ll want to make sure to put on your list.
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View of  Downtown Honolulu looking Ewa  from Pu’u Ulaka’a
Copyright © 2010 Jay Taylor Photography.
Single RAW image taken using the Canon 1D Mark II dslr set on Aperture-priority  (A)mode with Tokina 12-24/f4  lens, handheld. The exposure was taken at 15 mm,  f/11, 1/250 sec, ISO 200 using Center-weighted averaging metering. Post processing done in Lightroom 2.5, Photoshop CS3,   tone-mapping in Photomatix Pro .
Feel free to  comment below  if  you like what you see or have any other observations.
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