Calm origins. Thrilling ends.
A drop of water in Antarctica. A thunderous wave in Tahiti.
Shimmering sunlight through a curtain of breaking liquid glass.
A salty mist follows. An offshore wind bears flowers.
(…and here’s how Teahupo‘o looks—keep watching the video, it gets better and scarier!)
Top: sea salt, ozone
Mid: frangipani, salicylates
Dry: vanilla bean Tahiti, Amber Xtreme
Laurent Le Guernec