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Clark Little: The Art of Waves - Collector's Edition

By Clark Little with Jamie Brisick 
Foreword by Kelly Slater
  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • 10.25" x 10.25" x 0.875" size
  • ISBN 9781984859785
  • Published by Ten Speed Press / Penguin Random House
  • Released April 5, 2022

Collector's Edition includes:

  • 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

New 240-page coffee table book was released on April 5, 2022. Award-winning wave photographer Clark Little shares his most remarkable photographs from inside the breaking wave, with a foreword by world surfing champion Kelly Slater. 

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 in book form, with Little's stories and insights throughout. 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.

The Collector's Edition (limited edition of 500) is a special set of signed & numbered books with limited edition metal prints of the front and back cover images, only available through the Collector's Edition. The 8"x8" metal prints are brilliant luminescent images printed into specially coated aluminum, signed and numbered. Each book includes a slip case to protect the book and prints.


Reviews & Quotes

"How do you photograph the world's most dangerous waves? You get thrashed. Clark Little uses his knowledge and love of surfing and the ocean to show people rare glimpses into the inside of Hawaii's most powerful waves"

"Stunning images from inside the barrels of some of the most powerful and dangerous waves on Earth... The Art of Waves chronicles [Clark's] adventures in the ocean."

"In a stunning newly released coffee table book, surfer and award-winning photographer Clark Little shares a rare perspective of waves."

"I have been in the ocean my whole life, and to witness her beauty through Clark’s eyes and images always impacts me. His unique perspective and the intimacy he creates allows me to see waves in a new and different way."
   –Laird Hamilton, big-wave surfer and author of Force of Nature

"Trust me, you want to check it out. This will be the pièce de résistance of your coffee table books."

"The Art of Waves brings together [Clark Little's] most remarkable work to date... a unique glimpse into a world most of us only experience from the safety of the shoreline."

"There’s an undeniable allure to surfer and photographer Clark’s Little’s aquatic photography, and it's one that teeters on the edge of dangerous attraction and childlike excitement."

"This gorgeous hardcover book is a rare study of waves for the water lovers, surfers, nature seekers, art enthusiasts, and tropical island travelers around the world... Little takes the reader through a dynamic vision quest of his deep, colorful, frozen-in-motion wave photography."

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