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Hot Lava Breakout from Lava Tube

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Monday December 28, 2009

Caption: Photo taken from a tour helicopter flying towards the erupting Puu Oo vent. Several breakouts of lava were spotted when a breach in a lava tube occured, spilling its hot contents on the barren landscape. Taken with Nikon D300 using Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 lens.

Photometric Interpretation: 32803

Manufacturer: NIKON CORPORATION

Model: NIKON D300

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 Macintosh

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/1250 sec.

FNumber: f/2.8

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire.

Focal Length: 190.0 mm

User Comment:

SubsecTime: 15

SubSecTimeOriginal: 15

SubSecTimeDigitized: 15

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 1200

PixelYDimension: 800

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 285

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: Normal

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

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About witokazu

I am a 38-year old former Hawaii resident who moved to Phoenix, AZ for 4 years and now resides in Albuquerque, NM. Although people ask why I left Hawaii, I consider the Southwest my home. Among photography, I enjoy hiking, astronomy, high-power model rocketry, and earth sciences.

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