Wednesday, April 11, 2007


LeRoy Grannis

Ron Newman, Unknown and Ponce Rosa, Waimea Bay 1966/2005/ Chromogenic print/ 36 x 36 in

LeRoy Grannis. Big Storm Surf, Ehukai Beach (near Pipeline) 1969/2005. Chromogenic print 36 x 36 in

Wipe Out!, Pipeline, Oahu. 1975/2005 Chromogenic print, 36 x 36 in

A surfer himself, LeRoy Grannis was born in Hermosa Beach, California in 1917 and began shooting surf-culture images in 1960 as a hobby at the suggestion of a family doctor. His work immediately appeared in the important surf culture magazines. He quickly became one of the sport's most important documentarians. more of his work and here


Princess Haiku said...

I could just imagine myself flying through these waves. It must be wonderful.... There is a great surf movie called, Point Break that you might enjoy.

Princess Haiku said...

Your profile is so enigmatic, Moon.
Hint, hint.