Incredible WavesAn Appreciation of Perfect Surf

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Chris Power

ISBN: 978-0-9567893-3-4
Published: November 2013
Format: 280mm (w) x 220mm (h) Hardback
RRP: £24.99

Beautiful, unique, kaleidoscopic, geometrically exquisite…perfect waves are some of Mother Nature’s most alluring and mesmerising creations. 

Incredible Waves is a stunning collection of photographs that capture the beauty, majesty and danger of the world’s most awesome waves including Pipeline, Cloudbreak, Shipstern’s Bluff, The Right, Teahupoo, The Wedge, Kirra, Ke Iki, Skeleton Bay, The Box, Captain Steve’s, Riley’s, Desert Point and Apocalypse – waves which are as dangerous as they are enticing, for photographers as well as surfers. This breathtaking volume features some of the best recent work by Clark Little, Brian Bielmann, Chris Burkard, Russell Ord, Ray Collins, Laurent Pujol, Mickey Smith, Tim McKenna and 20 other top surf photographers. Incredible Waves also includes insights from pro surfers, a global discussion with five top photographers, as well as essays by Kirk Owers and Roger Sharp about the allure of perfect waves and the forces that create them. Readers interested in improving their own photographic skills will benefit from the technique sections in the book which offer tips and advice for getting better shots; everything from basic composition to underwater photography is covered, along with tips for getting the best from board-mounted POV cameras such as the GoPro. Incredible Waves is a tribute to the beauty and power of the ocean at its most spectacular.