The Underside of Water
The Underside of Water
The Underside of Water
The Underside of Water
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The Underside of Water
The Underside of Water
The Underside of Water
The Underside of Water
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Load image into Gallery viewer, The Underside of Water
Load image into Gallery viewer, The Underside of Water
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The Underside of Water

ByRyan Borne

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If you’ve ever ridden the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland or Disney World, you’ve surely heard the joke about “the eighth wonder of the world, the backside of water.” Well, folks, here is the bottom side of a breaking wave. This wave, though, is the world-famous Teahupo’o wave, listed by Transworld Surf as one the Top 10 Deadliest Waves in the world. After about 15 minutes of intense paddling, surfers wait 1,500 feet offshore in the lineup for their chance to ride the heavy and powerful waves. Reaching heights of up to 50 feet, the waves break directly onto the razor-sharp reef. Oh—and there are also tiger sharks in the water.

Instead of surfing the waves, though, Ryan was determined to photograph them in a unique and risky way. “Waves are some of my favorite subjects to shoot. You're really connected to the elements as you're deeply immersed in this unpredictable ballet. It forces me to stay focused and live in the present moment. But each wave is unique, and whether you’re shooting big barrels or small shore break, you should never take it for granted.”

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Ryan Borne

@ryan_borne

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Printing

Each Driftward piece is made to order and printed on 10 Mil, 260gsm vibrance luster photo paper using archival inks. Our premium frames are made and assembled in the US and available in black, white and natural wood finish. Each frame is handcrafted with a sheet of UV-blocking acrylic glass and comes fully assembled and ready to display on your wall.

Sizing

Small — Print size: 17” x 13”; Framed size: 18.25” x 14.25”
Medium — Print size: 23” x 17”; Framed size: 24.25” x 18.25”
Large — Print size: 29” x 21”; Framed size: 31.75” x 23.75”
XL — Print size: 41” x 29”; Framed size: 43.75”” x 31.75”
Signature — Print size: 50” x 30”; Framed size: 52.75” x 37.75”

Small and Medium prints feature a .75” border, while Large, XL and Signature sizes feature a 1.5” border. Unframed prints have a 2.5” border.

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Each Driftward piece is custom printed and framed to order. We do not accept returns. However, if your piece is damaged during the shipping process or arrives with any imperfections, please contact us at info@driftward.com.

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