10-22-18 Kilauea Volcano Summit

Aloha, Soon after Hawaii Volcanoes National Park opened I went out for the first full moon at the summit. The usual damp and breezy trade winds were gone and the area had some very heavy southerly rains right up until I arrived. The rest of the night was still and unusually warm. A huge steam … Continue reading

6-27-18 New Hawaii Lava Flow Images

Aloha, I’m finally caught up on editing down my photos from all the helicopter tours I’ve done recently. They’re in galleries noted by the date. To know what camera was used for an image, it’s the last part of the image name. Either D800 for the Nikon or GH5 for the Panasonic. It’s also noted … Continue reading

6-03-18 Lava Eruption Helicopter Tour

Aloha, Another spectacular Paradise helicopter tour of the eruption area. Two videos showing Kapoho mid-destruction. Like last time my GoPro 5 was attached to the bottom of my Panasonic GH5 so, when switching to my Nikon D800 the GoPro sits to the side. This outing the GoPro’s battery died before the tour was over but, … Continue reading

5-31-18 Lava Videos From A Helicopter

Aloha, I recently took another helicopter tour over the new eruption area in and around Leilani Estates. Fissure 8 has been shooting a continuous fountain up to 260′ into the air. The huge flow from it at this writing is past 4 corners and moving into Kapoho. I’ll be doing another flight later today. I … Continue reading

5-19-18 Leilani Eruption From The Air

Aloha, A week ago I took a helicopter tour over the new eruption area in and around Leilani Estates. The new clusters of fissures had just gotten very robust with more fluid lava flows and they were quickly headed to the ocean. Of course, these images are already old in comparison to what the area … Continue reading

New Fine Art Images & New Video

Aloha, I’ve added 3 new images to my volcano Fine Art galleries. All in the 500 – 599 gallery. I’ve been waiting for a special image to take the number 500 and I finally found one. It was actually captured 5 years ago and somehow missed during editing. There are two others from then. The … Continue reading