When we first caught wind of this concept – we knew it was going to be something colossal. We’re already massive fans of Laurent Pujols; the founding father of this photography method. And because this technique is such a precarious way to shoot, and the fact you need to be one hell of a surfer to pull it off, not many have tried to emulate Laurent’s work until now.
What makes this a real doozie of a project is the fact that Taj Burrow has never been to “The Right” and although he is one of the best who’s renowned for charging hard…You rarely see him in the big stuff because of his world tour duties. This “in the deep end” scenario with Mark Matthews’s driven and ballsy attitude makes it a hugely entertaining and inspiring watch.
We can’t help but chuckle at Taj’s nervous face at 5:28 as we can only imagine what’s racing through his mind. But without Mark’s “Let’s get a f**king big one and let’s go deep…deep deep deep!” mentality – this would never have happened.
The cover shot of this momentous photoshoot is due to be released this October with Stab Magazine – keep an eye out as it might be one for the wall!
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