14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Inside a wave breaking on the shore in Kauai.

Powerful waves are breaking rigth on the shore in Hawaii; it could be dangerous to stand against them: they can break your neck or either drag you on the shore and then back into the ocean. But are fascinating to look at and to hear their noise.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Hanalei, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Lorenzo Mittiga