Using a fancy algorithm isn’t the only way to turn a photograph into a “video.” As Armand Dijcks shows in his captivating video Infinite Now, all you need is the Puppet Warp tool in Adobe After Effects and some incredible imagery by someone like Ray Collins. Believe it or not, Infinite Now is made up […]
Waves rise and crash pretty fast so we don't have the time to experience their raw beauty unless someone 'freezes' it. Photographer Ray Collins is one of those people. He bought his first camera in 2007 to shoot his friends surfing but within a few short years companies such as National Geographic, Nikon, Red Bull, and others started using Ray's signature seascapes.
If you're prone to seasickness then look out, because these pictures will make even those with iron stomachs feel nauseous.
These frozen wave photos were taken on my daily surf check. When I pulled up to the beach I could see the horizon just look strange. When I got to the top off the dunes I saw that beginning about 300 yards away from the shoreline the ocean was starting to freeze.
For the last 8 years I've been shooting in the San Francisco area I have been absolutely obsessed with the fog. Night and day it's what I live for and what defines my photographic style. I check the cams, satellites, and other forecasts to always be able to just get up and go.