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B-25 Prepping for Flight
The stars light up the skies on a brisk night in Hawaii.
Oak Alley Plantation
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Great Wall of China through the Great Wall of China
Windstone Arch I
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A 60 ft wave breaks at Waimea after the Eddie Aikau Contest concludes.
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The Bayou at Yazoo City
THE TAJ
Dusk in the city
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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A 60 ft wave breaks at Waimea after the Eddie Aikau Contest concludes.

The "Eddie Aikau" contest is a big wave competition that only happens when the conditions are perfect. The waves have to be over 40ft face with perfect winds and weather from 8am-4pm. 2016 was the first time the contest ran since 2009. I was fortunate to capture this amazing moment while the last of the crowd left after the contest concluded. Over 50,000 people showed up and I slept in my car to beat 8 hrs of traffic.

TAGS: Nature, Popular, Top, Travel, Waves

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States of America
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Date Taken: 02.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2016, 9:27 p.m.
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