[pov] Incredible -- Waves of Hawaii

  • From: Rondi Lightmark <lightmark1@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pov@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:14:06 -0800

Any guesses how this guy survives?!!


The Waves of Hawaii

Waimea Bay shore-break surfing pioneer, husband, and father of two, Clark Little has gained nationwide recognition for his photography on National Television.

It all started in 2007 when Clark 's wife wanted a nice piece of art to decorate a wall.

Voluntarily, Clark grabbed a camera, jumped in the water, and starting snapping away capturing the beauty and power of monstrous Hawaiian waves from the inside out.

" Clark 's view" is a unique view of the ocean that most will only
be able to experience safely on land while studying one of Clark 's photos. 

Now with a camera upgrade and an itch to get that better shot, Clark has taken this on full time and has moved his office from land, to the inside of a barrel.
Since the recent stir of Clark 's work, his images have been run
on the Today Show, ABC World News Now, Nature's Best Photography, Paris Match(France), La Vie ( France ), Hana Hou (Hawaiian Airlines) magazine, Surfer magazine,Surfer's Journal
as well as multiple publishers and newspapers in the U.S. and overseas.

These incredible images of waves in the Hawaiian Islands were taken by Clark Little, the number one photographer of surf.
He is dedicated to photographing the waves and has published a selection of his best images. 
Sun glints off  wave 
Clark Little/SWNS

Sand in surf 
Clark Little/SWNS
This shot captures sand from the ocean's floor being swept up by a monstrous wave and resembles a sandstorm.

Little calls it the Sandmonster.

There were clouds of sand ten feet high and I'm standing there.
I'm holding on to my camera and my trigger as long as I can.
Then I have to jump into the cloud of sand to try to get out of danger's way.

His fans pay as much as $4,000 for his gorgeous photos.

Tubular shining 
Clark Little/SWNS

Beach - surf crashes down 
Clark Little/SWNS

Molten liquid gold 
Clark Little/SWNS

White tumultuous water 
Clark Little/SWNS

Splash - stunning shot 
Clark Little/SWNS

Red mysterious shot 
Clark Little/SWNS

Break - wave crashes down 
Clark Little/SWNS

Beauty - water drops 
Clark Little/SWNS

This shot is his favorite.

With a high shutter speed he caught the brilliant fanned effect of two waves  intersecting each other and throwing out this beautiful fan of water.

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