SmugMug Appreciation Sunday — No. 031

In brief, these posts serve to introduce new readers — and reintroduce regular readers — to photos from the early days of this blog and, occasionally, to photos from days before this blog came into existence.

Only one gallery this week, a bit longer than last week’s offering; 83 photos.

There’s one blog post associated with the photos — HERE — and the photo gallery is HERE.

The photos were taken with the D7000, the P900, and the Samsung Note 8. Sometimes, you can’t tell them apart.

That’s the Note 8

Anyway, the gallery is about visiting Kapaʻau, a town in the Kohala district of the Big Island.

That’s not it . . . that’s a photo taken outside the front door of our condo using the Note 8. Pretty impressive what that phone could do. Then again, Hawaiʻi . . .

This was one of them outings where I just shot what struck me as interesting . . .

Yes, even a church. Not much for what goes on inside, but it’s a photogenic place and subject . . . even inside . . .

In the post, I mention this and other trees (photo from 2016) . . .

. . . which at the time of this visit looked like this . . .

At least Kamehameha was still there . . .

But the trees? Gone.

I shot a few more photos, and then I went to a cemetery I’d seen before, the Kohala Hongwanji Mission Cemetery. We’d driven by this place many times, but, for various reasons, I’d never gotten more than a photo or two shot from the car. Not this time. This time, I got out.

. . . That’s another Note 8 photo (panorama) . . . good enough to read the markings on the tombstones. Most of the other photos are with the D7000.

If you like photos of old gravestones, you might give the gallery a perusal.

From there, we went to a park down the road from this cemetery . . . but that’s a gallery for another time.

Obviously, I’ve only touched on a few of the photos in the gallery. You could watch the slideshow for the rest.

Note: the transition is set to 2sec, but — if you move the cursor anywhere within the photo — you’ll see a pause button on the lower left, and, once paused, you can use the left and right arrows on both sides of the photo to navigate the slideshow. If you click anywhere in the photo instead of the pause button, you’ll exit the slideshow and find yourself in SmugMug. You can still scroll through the photos or interact in other ways.

Slideshow of Visiting Kapaʻau – Big Island Kohala District — (83 photos)

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