10 high-profile judges from within the surfing industry including seven-time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore were tasked with selecting the best of the best surfing photos for the 2020 Nikon surf photography awards. The judges were looking for innovation and creativity, uniqueness, dramatic affect and sensory impact.
Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, a series of images by Eric Gross capture a high-alpine lake covered in icy ridges and dips that mimic sleek waves. The Colorado-based photographer tells that local experts believe the phenomenon is caused by snowdrifts blowing onto the already frozen lake, melting there, and then refreezing. “Through multiple melt/freeze cycles and after periods […]
The ocean has always been a part of photographer Luke Shadbolt‘s life. Growing up on the coast of Australia, the tide was omnipresent—a constant from when he was a kid all the way into adulthood. The relationship was deepened by his devotion to surfing in his teens. As a creative college student, he fell in […]
Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per week, Dave Sandford has been driving 45 minutes to Lake Erie, spending up to 6 hours a day photographing the lake. The photos are awe-inspiring: Dave Sandford gets in the water and shoots the powerful choppy waves in a way that makes them look […]
The monochromatic film ‘Le Silence de la rue’ details the stark dichotomy of spending time in unaltered natural spaces and in a dirty, bustling neighborhood. Opening with a blooming flower, the gloomy film turns to a black being who struggles to stay afoot in the dense streets as a horde of anonymous figures push by
Luke Shadbolt is a photographer and creative director based in Sydney. The artist has spent months capturing scenes of colossal waves revealing the true power of Mother Nature and offering the viewer a new, dramatic and mystical perspective on the ocean. The artist describes the series of photos as ” an overview of the exchange, cycle and balance […]