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Wave Whisperer

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Ray Collins

Since I first met the ocean when I was very small, I have belonged to it entirely. So today’s jaw-dropping photos and videos of the ocean showing off have absolutely captured me. I confess that though trips to the beach always inspire me to whip out my camera (or camera phone), it’s rare I consider waves as a subject. I may have to reconsider where I’m focusing my camera!

Believe it or not, the majority of this magnificent oceanic wave photography was captured by Collins using his iPhone XS. Someone commented on one of wave photographer Ray Collins’s photos “Pretty awesome to be in a time where the best camera sits in your back pocket.” She wasn’t wrong. What a world we live in.

You can follow the award-winning wave master Ray Collins on his website and on Instagram. You can also see Collins in action in the documentary Fish People, available on Netflix.

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iPhoneXS / @axisgo Taken this afternoon.

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Waves within waves.

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‘Blue Hook’ www.RayCollinsPhoto.com

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This is where whitewash is made. www.RayCollinsPhoto.com

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Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

14 thoughts on “Wave Whisperer

  1. Hi Donna,
    Thank you so much for finding and sharing this amazing photographer! The photos and videos are just stunning. Nature is breathtakingly beautiful.
    Blessings and Woof!
    Cap’n Toni with my Coco and Maya Pups and All the Animal-Kids of the lil Haus…
    Pennsylvania, USA….

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  2. Wow! Waterproof phone surely. Lol

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    • LOL. I thought that, too! I would be too afraid to risk it. We have had a long succession of allegedly waterproof phone cases, but you can never get a good photo without taking out the phone (which utterly defeats the purpose).

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  3. Eye popping photography, thanks for posting Donna.

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  4. wow. The slow motions videos…..you can feel the power!

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  5. These photographs are completely breathtaking. I love the sense of movement – obviously – but also the handling of shape, visual texture, and especially the handling of light and shade. Every single image is a winner. I absolutely suck at taking photographs with my iphone and, since I can take pretty decent images with my DSLR, I always blame my interaction with the phone technology for my sub par images but evidently I have absolutely zero excuse for the quality because these phone photos are absolutely incredible.

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  6. Just amazing!!!! Thank you!

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