Wave energy explodes against the cliffs of Tongatapu, Tonga

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Comments (4)

bdeh on September 19, 2010

Wow, great shot Ian. Taken at the right moment. Greetings Berend

Ian Stehbens on September 20, 2010

And I would have liked to have been closer, but at least the 300mm lens helps. It is a repeating dramatic event at this spot, deep water, looooong fetch and abrupt cliff! Thanks for your appreciation of it, Berend.


beegood on September 21, 2010

The incarnation of POWER...

Ian Stehbens on September 25, 2010

It certainly is a powerful event, repeating wave after wave. I'll go back another day in wilder conditions to see it then. This was a calm day! Perhaps there will not be much difference for it is the long distance waves that explode on this scale not the local waves. We'll see.

blessings, Maja,


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  • Uploaded on September 18, 2010
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    by Ian Stehbens