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The Art of Waves
The Art of Waves - Front Cover
The Art of Waves - Back Cover
The Art of Waves - Front Cover
The Art of Waves - Back Cover

Clark Little: The Art of Waves

By CLARK LITTLE with JAMIE BRISICK 
FOREWORD by KELLY SLATER

  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages / over 150 images
  • Dimensions: 10.25" x 10.25" x 0.875" 
  • Weight: 1.25 pounds
  • ISBN #9781984859785
  • Published by Ten Speed Press / Penguin Random House
  • Released April 5, 2022 (Australia & NZ released April 22)
  • $40.00 (US Dollar). Available worldwide wherever books are sold.
  • Special Print Edition ($140) and Collector's Edition ($250) available through ClarkLittle.com and Clark Little Gallery Haleiwa.
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It's been 15 years since I picked up a camera and took it into the ocean to get a picture of a wave for my bedroom wall–a special request from my wife. This book captures the adventure and all of my favorite shots since that fateful day. It’s really crazy to see where things have come.

–Clark Little

Award-winning wave photographer Clark Little shares his most remarkable photographs from inside waves, with a foreword by world surfing champion Kelly Slater. Published by Ten Speed Press (a Penguin Random House imprint), this is Clark's first book to be released across the US and all over the world.  

Surfer and photographer Clark Little creates deceptively peaceful pictures of waves by placing himself under the deadly lip as it is about to hit the sand. "Clark's view" is a rare and dangerous perspective of waves from the inside out. Thanks to his uncanny ability to get the perfect shot—and live to share it—Little has garnered a devout audience, been the subject of award-winning documentaries, and become one of the world's most recognizable wave photographers.

Clark Little: The Art of Waves compiles over 150 of his images, including crystalline breaking waves, the diverse marine life of Hawaii, and mind-blowing aerial photography. This collection features his most beloved pictures, as well as work that has never been published, with Little's stories and insights throughout. Many of the photos are from the North Shore of Oahu, with additional pictures from the outer Hawaiian Islands (Maui, Kauai and Big Island), California (Newport, Laguna and Malibu), French Polynesia, Tonga, and the Galapagos Islands. Journalist Jamie Brisick contributes essays on how Clark gets the shot, how waves are created, swimming with sharks, and more.

With a foreword by eleven-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater and an afterword by the author on his photographic practice and technique, Clark Little: The Art of Waves offers a rare view of the wave for us to enjoy from the safety of land.

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Collector's & Print Editions

The Art of Waves - Collectors Edition
The Art of Waves - Collectors Edition
The Art of Waves - Collectors Edition
The Art of Waves - Collectors Edition

Signed Editions

Signed books are available with an exclusive set of prints offered only at ClarkLittle.com and Clark Little Gallery Haleiwa. The prints are the front and back cover shots featured on The Art of Waves. For the Collector's Edition, 8"x8" specially coated aluminum prints in editions of 500 are offered. For the Print Edition, 8"x8" matte prints are offered. Both Editions include a slip case to protect the book.

Collector's Edition (edition of 500)

  • Signed Hardcover Book. Edition of 500 signed & numbered.
  • Two 8"x8" Limited-Edition Metal Prints of front & back cover images. Edition of 500 signed & numbered. Only available through the Collector's Edition.
  • Slip Case for Book
  • $250.00 

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Print Edition (open edition)

  • Signed Hardcover Book
  • Two 8"x8" Open-Edition Matte Prints of front & back cover images. Digitally Signed. Only available through the Print Edition.
  • Slip Case for Book
  • $140.00

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The Collector's Edition and Print Edition are only available at ClarkLittle.com and Clark Little Gallery Haleiwa

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Clark Little: The Art of Waves was released worldwide on April 5, 2022 (Australia & NZ April 22).
A partial list of US and international bookstores and online retailers are listed below.

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Photo credits on this page:
Header photo by Jacob VanderVelde
Book (back cover) by Dane Little

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