04/06/2012 12:39 BST

Hawaii Waves: Incredible Images Capture Kaleidoscope Of Colours (PICTURES)

Mother Nature is clearly good with water colours.

These amazing pictures taken on a beach in Hawaii capture the exact moment the wave breaks, revealing a stunning kaleidoscope of hues.

The Pacific island, which has long been a Mecca for surfers, is renowned for its big waves, but these images show that there's beauty within the power.

Water stunning image: The photographers waited right in the barrel of the wave

The incredible snaps were taken by photographers Nick Selway, 28, and friend CJ Kale, 35.

CJ, from Hawaii, explained how taking their time was the secret to their success.

CJ said: "It's such a beautiful island - all the different colours seemed to be replicated in the water while we were snapping away.

Hue beauty: The images show a dazzling array of colours in the water

"We spend most of our time in the water photographing, but to get these kinds of shows isn't easy and it takes a lot of patience to get it right.

"Fortunately it paid off this time and we managed to get an amazing set of images."