Big Beach in Makena Maui

by Douglas Hoffman on December 5, 2013

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This is one of the finest beaches in Maui.  It is very big, that is why it is referred to as Big Beach. Its proper name is Oneloa Beach.  This is a great destination for afternoon and sunset workshops.  The views toward the ocean are fantastic. Besides the beach there is a lava point, and rocky area perfect for creating scenic wide angle portraits.


This portraits demonstrates a compositional element called framing. Notice the lava rocks in the foreground of the image and see how they serve to frame the subject.  Learn more about composition as you visit some if the islands most beautiful locations.