From the bottom of the ocean
Photographer Ben Thouard used the surfers on the beaches of Tahiti in French Polynesia to give us a different perspective – from the bottom up – the way they ride the waves.
To complete the scenery, the photos also reveal a crystal clear blue sea bottom, perfect for surfing. “When we swim under the waves and eyes upwards, for the surfers, we enter a different world. It’s a whole new perspective that the Ocean is offering us – mesmerizing and fascinating, “explained the photographer.
According to Ben, it’s not easy to get into that situation – underwater – and still get a good shot. “The feeling of being underwater and watching the waves break as surfers pass by is incredible. In Tahiti, the clarity of the water is unbelievable, which is a great opportunity for underwater photos, “he added.