WATER LANDSCAPES, SUSPENDED ENERGY

Posted on December 5, 2012 by Isabella Cecconi

Little I still know about this photographer, but I must admit it was a pleasure getting to know his photography. His, is maybe not a new way to interpret the ocean but surely a vehement manner to consider it. What you get by seeing his images of amazing big waves is an appeal to water in motion. Paul Bobko’s unique interpretation of the water started while sitting on a surfboard waiting for the perfect wave. In his short and meditative time he started seeing the shape and energy of the wave itself. Even if Californian by birth, Paul lives and works as photographer in New York City.
His series of work was photographed on the shores of the New York and California coasts. The composition of each image is similar to that of a formal landscape, the photograph shoots at the horizon and his point of view and perspective is the one just before the water changes into an approaching wall of water. Continue Reading →