view-from-foamball

“Back in the winter 11/12 at Pipeline, Mark Healy yelled for Jonah Morgan to drop in on him," explains shooter Laurent Pujol of this crazy Graviere angle he captured behind Sancho this spring. “He then rode behind him and shot some photos with a GoPro in his mouth. When I saw that angle, it really blew my mind. It was so obvious to me that I had to try it out myself, with my Nikon D3 stuffed in a CMT housing. Somehow...

There’s a lot more logistics behind these photos than just swimming out with a pair of fins on and shooting, a fair bit of work and organisation. It’s also a good beat down as well. Getting pounded with no fins on and the housing in one hand, is no fun at all. It’s hard to swim back to the surface so basically, you’re in for the ride after the ride. Fortunately the apnea training for holding your breath that I’ve been doing in the pool Thierry Krawiec this winter is really coming in handy for this one. I’m really looking forward to the next time..."