SATURDAY 2/4 Portraits of Hawaii’s finest French photographer Bernard Testemale is exhibiting a portrait collection exploring the parallels connecting the histories of surfing and photography at Torquay’s Bar 61. The exhibition features portraits of the big wave riders of Hawaii, using a wet plate collodion process that Testemale says gives a 3D effect and “brings [...]
25 February 2016 . 31 edition John John going big at 23 years old This kid is definitely one of the two best surfers on the planet earth. (I let you find who's the other one) here's the past winner 1986: Clyde Aikau 1990: Keone Downing 1999: Noah Johnson 2001: Ross Clarke-Jones 2002: Kelly [...]
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Surfers share their love for the project in the guest book. Mahalo everyone
WAIKIKI HONOLULU DECEMBER 2 th 2015 MAHALO FOR COMING AT THE ONE NIGHT PREMIERE GREAT PLACE GREAT PEOPLES GREAT SHARING MOMENTS all photos by Nicolas Dazet @ Stephane Lacasa you guys rock!
The collection was viewed October 1 – 10, 2015 , in the presence of Bernard Testemale and surfing’s international elite who contributed to the project,at the Gallerie Joseph, 236 rue Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris. Present on the night paying their respects to the deep Hawaiian heritage and their shared passion for riding gigantic waves were the [...]
THE BIG WAVE RIDERS OF HAWAII A COLLECTION OF COLLODION PLATES PRESENTING ALOHA SPIRIT, HERITAGE & RESPECT Taken through the lens of Bernard Testemale, this exceptional collection of portraits is entirely captured on collodion plates, using a complex technique developed over 150 years ago. The stunning silver-black results evoke a flash back to the past [...]