Lava dripping like fangs into the steam.
Lava overflows into the bottom of the Halemaumau Crater
Milky Way over Halemaumau Crater
The lava flow looks like a question mark as it joins the pahoehoe delta.
Over the Edge
A big chunk of lava is about to go over the edge and into the sea.
A fish? Or reptile? Flowing into or crawling out of the ocean?
Tentacles of Lava
Ocean entry of the 61g lava flow on the Big island.
The Mark of Pele
Not a "Z" for Zorro, but criss-crossing lava in a steam plume on the Big Island of hawaii
A chain of lava drips like beads on a necklace into the ocean.
Lava drips into the ocean
Lava breaks out down the pali.
Great Balls of Fire!
Balls of fresh lava tumble down the pahoehoe and over the young plant life that's trying to establish a toehold.
Fire and Life
A lone tree in it's last moments before being consumed by lava.
Tree in Flames
The tre bursts into flames as it's consumed by the encroaching lava.
Embracing the Lava
The other photographer on the helicopter thought that this looked like a sonogram of a pregnant uterus; his daughter was pregnant, so he was going to make a print of his similar shot & gift it to her.
The old & new lava cycling together in a perpetual wheel.
Ropes & Strokes
Ropes of older lava meet the new flows
Another piece of art being created on Peles canvas.
Gaudi would weep with amazement at the intricate, eerie beauty of the lava.
Lava Tube Skylight
A hole in the side of a lava tube lets us see the river of lava rushing by.