2nd place The Ocean Photographer of the Year
Sacha Specker Hawaii
Between two realms. A surfer seemingly waves to the world below as he surfs a wave at Log Cabins, Oahu, Hawaii. Taken during a four-day assignment documenting the daily life of World Champion surfer, John John Florence, photographer Sacha Specker says, “I have spent the better part of my adult life chasing an image like this”.
BEHIND THE LENS
Sacha Specker South Africa
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Camera: Canon
- Housing: Aquatech
- Crisp, clear winter's day
- 6ft swell
Sacha is a visual storyteller who loves to work in hard to reach places, enjoying the challenge of harsh elements and fleeting opportunities to capture the moment. His formal education in Nature Conservation keeps him outdoors, whether it is leaning out of a helicopter, documenting wildlife or submerged under the waves, Sacha is fuelled by his passion to tell his story of the natural world using photographs.
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