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High Speed Sea Foam Photographed by Ger Kelliher

High Speed Sea Foam Photographed by Ger Kelliher  waves ocean Ireland high speed

Back in January, photographer Ger Kelliher snapped this high speed photo of angry sea foam captured on Coomeenole beach in West Kerry, Ireland. The lighting and perfect timing make the water look almost sculptural in quality. If you’re interested, he has the image available as a high resolution download over on Etsy so you can make your own prints.

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean waves sand real estate multiples money installation

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean waves sand real estate multiples money installation

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean waves sand real estate multiples money installation

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean waves sand real estate multiples money installation

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean waves sand real estate multiples money installation

Masterplan is a installation by designer and artist Chad Wright inspired by his own experiences growing up in a sprawling suburb of Southern California. The piece is meant to juxtapose the playful childhood experience of building sand castles on the beach with his brother, versus the grim, modern-day reality of our current real estate collapse. Learn more over on his website. Photographed by Lynn Kloythanomsup of Architectural Black. (via this isn’t happiness)

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Liquid Sculptures: Powerful Waves Photographed by Pierre Carreau Seem Frozen in Time waves water ocean high speed

Photographer Pierre Carreau was born in 1972 near Paris surrounded by a family of artists including a photographer, painter and sculptor, all of which would influence his creative upbringing as well as his artistic output. As a child he was always fascinated by the manifestation of waves and the diversity of color, shape, and size found in each of them. Some of his first photography projects involved work for surfing magazines and water sport equipment manufacturers.

Carreau’s work has now moved into fine art as he shoots waves with a variety of high speed cameras using various macro and wide angle lenses, capturing water shapes that appear more sculptural than liquid. These are truly some of the most remarkable wave photos I’ve ever seen and you can see many, many more over on his website. He also has a number of fine art prints available over at Clic Gallery.

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold waves ocean California

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold waves ocean California

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold waves ocean California

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold waves ocean California

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold waves ocean California

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold waves ocean California

Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images just off the California coast. Of these particular shots Orias says:

I often use the camera to see our world in ways our eyes cannot see. I do this by using long shutter speeds and camera motion to achieve this goal. I am often asked where the colors on my waves come from. I shoot mostly at dawn and the geography of the location allows higher ambient light levels before the full illumination by the sun. Colors are created by different weather conditions, amount of clouds or even smoke in the air from local wildfires which are often prevalent.

You can see much more of his work over on 500px and Flickr. (via faith is torment)

Giant Ocean Waves of Wood and Glass by Mario Ceroli

Giant Ocean Waves of Wood and Glass by Mario Ceroli wood waves water sculpture ocean glass

Giant Ocean Waves of Wood and Glass by Mario Ceroli wood waves water sculpture ocean glass

Giant Ocean Waves of Wood and Glass by Mario Ceroli wood waves water sculpture ocean glass

Giant Ocean Waves of Wood and Glass by Mario Ceroli wood waves water sculpture ocean glass

Giant Ocean Waves of Wood and Glass by Mario Ceroli wood waves water sculpture ocean glass

According to the New York Times sculptor Mario Ceroli is one of the least known yet most influential artists of the Italian post-war scene. His work spans over forty years and I encourage you to take a deep dive into his website to explore his wide range of installations and sculptures. Two of his most beautiful works depict crashing waves sculpted from thin layers of precisely cut wood and glass titled La Vague and Maestrale. The energy present in the works is remarkable as if any moment the materials are going to crash into the gallery floor. Also, if you’ve ever been to the Adelaide Botanic Garden in Australia you may have seen a similar piece by sculptor Sergio Redegalli called Cascade. (via connaissance des arts, claudio, and tate_ellen)

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman waves water ocean

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman waves water ocean

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman waves water ocean

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman waves water ocean

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman waves water ocean

Wave Photographs by Kenji Croman waves water ocean

Photographer Kenji Croman lives and works in Hawaii where he’s developed an incredible ability to photograph waves. He recently launched a Kickstarter project to photograph waves in South America, and you can see some larger shots over on Amazing Pics.

The Scariest Waves Ever Surfed

The Scariest Waves Ever Surfed waves water surfing stunts sports

The Scariest Waves Ever Surfed waves water surfing stunts sports

This is not your average surfing video. This astounding footage was shot on August 27th, 2011 by cinematographer Chris Bryan at Teahupo’o, a small village off the coast of Tahiti. At the time these guys hit the water the French Navy had declared the day a double code red prohibiting and threatening to arrest anyone entering the water. Watch and you’ll see why. This is probably the most terrifying yet beautiful surfing video I’ve ever seen. (via stellar)

Waaaaaaaaaves!

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

Waaaaaaaaaves! waves water vacation travel

So over the last two weeks I sorted through a couple thousand images of waves. All photos are linked to their sources. I think this is my subconscious telling me I need a vacation.

Update: Just added one more to the end. Cheers.