A woman of Pacific Islander heritage dances hula in soft, low-key light on a cloudy evening at a pebbled beach in Washington state. Her ethnicity is part Hawaiian and part Tongan. The weather is deeply cloudy. The water is calm and clear with small ripples.
Her dress is a traditional pāʻū, or pau, which she wears along with lei necklaces of flowers and nuts and a traditional haku garland on her head. She carries a garland or lei of green leaves.
This woman is a beautiful example of joyful movement. As a trained practitioner of traditional dance, her movements are strong and graceful.
Lighting: natural light, low key
Environment: beach, shore, cloudy, water, trees
Mood: fun, joyful, happy, content, enthusiastic, concentration
Themes: hobby, art, dancing, occupation, movement, joyful movement, exercise, fitness, health at every size, performing, performance
Ethnicities, genders and abilities of note: Pacific Islander, Hawaiian, Tongan
Location: Puget Sound, Washington State, Pacific Northwest, United States
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