Madame Pele

Madame Pele


Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii

Kilauea volcano; Hawaii I relish the adventure and challenge of shots like this one.; In such close proximity; the heat of the lava was intense. At one point; my tripod became too hot to pick up; I; worried that the lens of my camera would crack with the heat. Most of the time the lava was slow moving; but in this particular scene; the lava moved unexpectedly quickly; and I had to get out of the way.I worked most of the night. At one time I lay down on the lava rock with a towel under my head. I gazed at the full moon and dozed off for twenty minutes or so.


location: Big Island, Hawaii USA,   camera: Linhoff Technorama; 180mm lens,   film: Fuji Velvia 100F,   shutter speed: 4 second,   filters: None,   time and conditions: 12-3am,   Limited Edition: 380


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Available as Limited Edition photographic prints, sizes from 100 x 32cm (6 x 20 inch) to 300 x 96cm (38 x 120 inch). Printed on the finest grade photographic paper, signed and numbered. Acrylic ‘Face-Mount’ framing is also available.



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