Suspended in time, this photograph captures the perfection of Teahupoo, Tahiti's mythical wave.
The gigantic wall of water about to though itself into the stillness of the calm Tahitian lagoon...
That's the ambivalence of Teahupoo monstrous yet amazingly beautiful...


Tim McKenna is fascinated by nature, its spectacular displays of fury or harmony and its moments of sheer power or fragile perfection. His photography is inspired by the magic conjured up when perfect light filters into the wild elements or into some great sporting exploit. Born in Sydney in 1968 he grew up on the south west coast of France before returning to Australia to continue his studies. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queensland University, he devoted ...

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