Island in the Sun: Makai Pier


On a sunny day, this is one of the prettiest beaches to take photos at! Makai Pier is easy to spot from the road and always a fun place to waste the day away.

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Formally known as the home to Makai Ocean Engineering, this research pier offers a variety of activities; fishing, snorkeling, swimming, and diving. During the summer, it is great for swimming, just watch out for the fishing lines! If you’re lucky, you might see a turtle too.

However, one of my favorite spots is directly under the pier. It’s a great setting for many different types of photos. I took some photos for my boyfriend and our friend for their music portfolios.

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Every time I’ve gone there, I’ve been lucky to have picked very sunny days. It’s amazing how beautiful it is out here!

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Now that I think about it, it was almost too bright! Friendly reminder: try to bring a camera with a changeable ISO!

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The next time I go, I’m planning to go out snorkeling and bring back some photos with my LC-Wide and Krab!


written by natalieerachel on 2012-04-27 #places #pier #water #sun #ocean #location #beach #escape-from-the-city #makai

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