Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His photographic eye doesn’t fail him, even when faced with one of the most dangerous surf breaks known to man. Taken while on a surf trip to Teahupoo, Tahiti to film a documentary on himself, Noyle managed to capture this stunning image of surfer, Christian Redongo, which ended up earning Noyle the cover of Surfer Magazine as well as a their Photograph of the Year award:
Noyle shoots with a Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, which is housed in a safe water proof housing. The housing has a small pole attached to it to serve as a handle of sorts, making the rig more manageable while swimming in the ocean.
” It wasn’t huge, but I saw that rainbow forming. I was shooting fisheye, and I was quite close in, so I kind of kicked back toward the channel and framed it up like that. It was just a quick moment, it only lasted for two waves, and it just happened to be a setup.”
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