Thumbs up for that wonderful, vivid spectrum of surfings subculture.
Lately I received a nice package from Gestalten, one of the most exciting publishing houses when it comes to the subjects design and photography. The book inside is called Surf Odyssey and yes, the name already explains it all: it´s hard to get out of this book again. But what is it about actually?
People, that think of surfing, have something in mind like sun, beach, well tanned and well toned bodies that are floating above the water on a board. But surfing is so much more than that.
Surfing inspires so many different kind of People, a whole subculture emerged from it that use it as their sujet: photographers, movie makers, fashion designer, graphic designers, illustrators.
Whether in tropical countries or ice-cold areas: people around the whole globe are thrilled by surfing, so that their daily life is shaped by this sport.
And so, in this book surf odyssey one can easily explore what represents surfing nowadays: adventure, creativity, thrill, new beginnings, emotions – all expressed with different portraits of people, who can’t live without that lifestyle.
The Culture of Wave Riding
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