Everything came out of the water. Therefore, it is the most important treasure on Earth. After all, it supports life, shapes the climate and weather, and participates in the structure of living organisms, including humans. But it also destroys: tsunamis, floods, mudslides… So where is this line between the gift of nature and the threat to all living things? Well, this question should be left to seismologists, geologists and other scientists, and we, photographers, can only observe this terrible element and capture its greatness. In our collection – 7 articles with incredible photos of water power.
The power of ocean waves: creation and destruction
Luke Shadbolt, a photographer and creative director from Sydney, Australia, documents in his series “Maelstrom” (“The Whirlpool”) the duality of nature: creation and destruction in a single impulse.
Dead sea from above – the beauty of the “dead” water
Tsvika Stein is an amateur landscape photographer who captures from a drone the beauty of a water “dead man”.
Marine giants: ocean photos from a surfer
Photographer and surfer Ben Tuar is not afraid to take risks, shooting giant 20-meter waves: “The giant waves are breathtaking. I’m not sure the risk is justified from a business point of view, I’m just doing it because I like it.”
The Art and Poetry of the Water Element
Rachel Talibart is a British photographer whose pictures show hypnotizing ice, raging sea, incredible sky, reflection of water and a moving sandy beach.
On the Lighthouse: Confronting Storm Waves
In the footsteps of all of us known Virginia Woolf, photographer Steve Garrington filmed huge storm surges crashing against the lighthouse.
Something completely different: a different element
Timothy Moon is a photographer, traveler and architect from Australia. In the collection of his photos you can find typical for run-of-the-mill photobanks images of the sea, beaches and abstractions, which, however, are almost unrecognizable, but the most picturesque shots of the water element are made from a drone.