On the North Shore of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, Clark Little used to head into the water on a surfboard. Now he conquers the big surf with nothing more than flippers and a camera. The result is an inside look at the stunning beauty of waves.
Little's new book "Shorebreak" features images of waves he shot in Hawaii, Tahiti, Japan and California.
In this image, the lip of the wave bears a likeness to King Kamehameha I, who united the Hawaiian Islands in 1810 and established the Hawaiian monarchy. King Kamehameha I, with his helmet and spear, is perched out on the tip of this advancing wave.
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