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By Steve Hawk


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Any ocean lover knows the transformative power of the ocean wave and its perfect confluence of energy, water, and light. Waves offers a mesmerizing collection of photography that explores the many faces of the singular ocean wave, whether it is the quiet rush of a crystalline wavelet over tropical sand or the deadly slam of storm surf against Oregon cliffs. Former editor of Surfer magazine, Steve Hawk has selected photographs from New Zealand to Newfoundland, from Fiji to the Aleutians, and paired them with insightful ruminations on the science and poetry of waves. With work from world-renowned photographers such as Art Brewer, Jeff Divine, Wayne Levin, and Joel Meyerowitz, Waves will captivate all those with a passion for the sea.

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Size: 9-1/2 x 8-3/4 in;
Pages: 132 pp;
100 color photographs
Format: Hardcover
Publication: April 2005
ISBN: 9780811845175
ISBN10: 811845176
Steve Hawk is a journalist and lifelong wave-rider. He lives near Half Moon Bay, California.