What was my favourite part of a two-week vacation on the Big Island in Hawaii? Sea turtles!

This wasn’t a holiday focused on photography but of course I had my camera along and wondered if we would encounter any wildlife. A local photographer told us to head to A-Beach (shortened dramatically to assist with an unpronounceable long name) and we would find sea turtles at sunset. He was right. I was excited to find them sleeping on the beach and swimming near the shore.

It was amazing to walk along nearly deserted beaches a couple of hours before sunset and look for these beautiful creatures. If you found one on the beach it was easy to photograph since they weren’t going anywhere fast. But in the water it was difficult to keep up as they were surprisingly quick.

I was happy to find this turtle whose body was mostly exposed between waves. I’m not sure what turtles eat but that long neck was reaching for something and I thot the whole effect was rather humorous.


Latest Comments

  1. lylekrahn says:

    They’ve been fun to experience and share. Thanks for stopping by.


  2. Shelley Myke says:

    I have really enjoyed reading about your wonderful experiences with wildlife. They have so much to teach us about the Natural World.


  3. lylekrahn says:

    Glad you liked it. I’ll be trying to keep this up.


  4. Brenda Rutz says:

    I find your story very interesting and hope to keep up with your blog. This is something I need to learn to do.


  5. Milton says:

    lookin fwd to more interesting shots…


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