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Wave watchers around the world know that no two waves are the same. Yet each and every wave that rises, peaks, and crashes onto the beach is generated by a much larger force originating thousands of miles away. Surf journalist team Evan Slater and Peter Taras capture the essence of waves and the swells that produce them in this breathtaking collection of wave photography. Slater characterizes four distinct swells from different corners of the globe and traces their journeys throughout the year from storm to seashore. His reflective, informative essays amplify these powerful images of hundreds of waves frozen in time, beautiful, simple, universal, yet wholly unique—and the best thing to watch on the planet.

About the Author

Evan Slater is the former editor of Surfing magazine and a big wave surfer. He now works at Hurley and lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.

Peter Taras is the photo editor of Surfing magazine. When he's not picking images for his publication, he's shooting them. He lives in Encinitas, California, with his girlfriend.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452105932
Author:
Slater, Evan
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 9.25 x 0.75 in 1.94 lb
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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