Ted Grambeau's recent assignment to the world's favourite right point enjoyed the logistic ease of no teamriders. "The idea was simply to shoot a portrait of a swell. No waiting for anyone to get their shit together, no faffing, no egos, no agendas, just shoot the waves with the swell itself as the subject of the piece.

ROOM WITH A VIEW. This is part of a series I've been working on for a number of years, having witnessed some of the most perfect waves from cabins, tents, boats, cars, treehouses... you name it. This one is from Cheron's at J-Bay, it doesn't get much better.

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Screen shot 2012-08-28 at 10.25.24

The most exciting element of J-Bay is speed. Bringing motion to a still image gives a more accurate representation of this speed than any manoeuvre...

Like any thing of beauty, it must be flawless from every angle. J-Bay certainly meets that criteria whichever you look at it...

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Screen shot 2012-08-28 at 10.26.24