Remember that little game we’d play as kids, finding familiar shapes in the clouds? I still play it from time to time, but Australia-based photographer Peter Adams-Shawn has raised it to a whole new level. His project titled “From the Deep” features aerial photos, taken with a drone above the surfs of his local beach. In the photos he takes, surfs form various shapes we can analyze and recognize something familiar in them. He shared some of his wonderful images with DIYP, so let’s see – can you still play this game?
At first glance I thought that these were giant mountains, but then I realized that these were actually waves. Photographer Ray Collins has a unique point of view of waves. And it is not a surprise, he spends so much time in water that he is quite intimate with those watery creatures. We asked Ray about the photos and they are not taken from the shore, they are taken from inside the water, very close to the waves, wearing a wetsuit and a pair of fins.