Tag: waves

Jun 24, 2014

How Wave Photographer Clark Little Got His Big Break

How Wave Photographer Clark Little Got His Big Break

Getting tossed around by shorebreak and slammed into the sand day after day is a rough go; Clark Little wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, for the North Shore local, it’s all in a good day’s work. But the Waimea addict didn’t grow up snapping shots with his father’s camera like so…

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Mar 18, 2014

Beautiful Close-Ups of Tiny Waves

Beautiful Close-Ups of Tiny Waves

In his ongoing AquaViva series, French photographer Pierre Carreau seeks to find the hidden beauty of waves. Using a high-speed camera, Carreau is able to capture frozen moments in time that reveal shapes and forms not visible to the naked eye (as they often occur in fractions of second). A subset of his AquaViva…

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Feb 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

FOLLOW THE LEADER Photograph by MATT HUTTON Website | Facebook | Prints available In this perfectly timed photograph by Matt Hutton, we see a dolphin and surfer riding a wave at Jacques Point in Kalbarri, Australia. Hutton, who was kind enough to share this photo with the Sifter earlier this week, said…

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Jan 10, 2014

This Video Gave Me a New Appreciation for Surfing

This Video Gave Me a New Appreciation for Surfing

This incredible footage was filmed at Teahupo’o (south-west coast of Tahiti and world-famous surf spot) on August 27th, 2011 during the Billabong Pro waiting period. A lot of riders called it the biggest and gnarliest Teahupoo ever ridden. Chris Bryan was there filming for Billabong with a Phantom HD Gold (for epic slow mo).…

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Dec 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Old Men and the Sea

Picture of the Day: The Old Men and the Sea

THE OLD MEN AND THE SEA Photograph by Hai Thinh In this beautiful shot by Hai Thinh, we see what looks to be two fisherman heading out to sea. The weather looks ominous and the water appears choppy but it’s not enough to deter these two from their mission. The photo was…

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Nov 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

THE POWER OF THE OCEAN Photograph by TIAGO PINHEIRO Website | Flickr | Facebook | Prints available In this perfectly timed photo by Tiago Pinheiro, we see huge waves crashing into the pier at Praia da Aguda in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. The waves were the result of a powerful storm…

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Nov 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Coral Garden at Low Tide

Picture of the Day: Coral Garden at Low Tide

CORAL GARDEN AT LOW TIDE Photograph by Virupa on reddit In this remarkable scene, we see an exposed coral garden at low tide. The photo was taken by biologist and redditor Virupa, who took the shot in front of Lizard Island at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The island straight ahead in the…

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Sep 11, 2013

Lake Michigan’s Famous Frozen Pier and Lighthouse

Lake Michigan’s Famous Frozen Pier and Lighthouse

Photograph by TOM GILL Blog | Flickr | Google+ Located on Lake Michigan is the St. Joseph North Pier (google maps), which features two lighthouses (‘Outer’ and ‘Inner’) that were both built over a century ago. When the wind picks up during Michigan’s frosty winter months, large waves crash upon the pier and lighthouses,…

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Aug 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

THE POWER OF THE OCEAN Photograph by NATHAN GIBBS Flickr | Twitter | Blog Seen here is a menacing looking wave off the coast of Todos Santos Island in Ensenada, Mexico. The wave was one of many big waves spotted at the Todos Santos Big Wave Event on February 28, 2010. The…

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Jun 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Crashing Waves in the Caribbean

Picture of the Day: Crashing Waves in the Caribbean

CRASHING WAVES IN THE CARIBBEAN Photograph by rachel_thecat on Flickr A beautiful capture by rachel_thecat on Flickr of crashing waves just off the coast of Pointe-à-Pitre, the largest city in Guadeloupe. Guadeloupe is a Caribbean island located in the Leeward Islands, in the Lesser Antilles, with a land area of 1,628 square…

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