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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 the soul of my subject to life”. Showing now until April 19 at Bar 61, located above Boardriders Torquay.

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.

Entry is free.

Photos by Peter Wilson/  and Tom Carroll