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Quiksilver Board Riders, Torquay, Victoria, Australia (Thursday, March 24 2016): The opening of the The Big Wave Riders of Hawaii Collodion Wet Plate Portraits by Bernard Testemale exhibition happened tonight at the Bar 61. Hosted by Peter Mel (USA) big wave riders Ross Clarke Jones (AUS) and Tom Carroll (AUS) lead a discussion about the recent Eddie Aikau big wave event and answered questions from the audience. Photo:
Book, Collodion, Expo, Non classé, Surfing, The Big Wave Riders Of Hawaii


SATURDAY 2/4 Portraits of Hawaii’s finest French photographer Bernard Testemale is exhibiting a portrait collection exploring the parallels connecting the histories of surfing and photography at Torquay’s Bar 61. The exhibition features portraits of the big wave riders of Hawaii, using a wet plate collodion process that Testemale says gives a 3D effect and “brings […]

Book, Collodion, Expo, Surfing, The Big Wave Riders Of Hawaii


The collection was viewed  October 1 – 10, 2015 , in the presence of Bernard Testemale andsurfing’s international elite who contributed to the project,at the Gallerie Joseph, 236 rue Saint-Martin,75003 Paris. Present on the night paying their respects to the deep Hawaiian heritage and their shared passion for riding gigantic waves were the likes of […]