Posts Tagged ‘reef’

A birds eye view of the famed reef at Pipeline

Ever wondered what the reef looks like that it causes the water to propel itself upwards and outward, forming the world famous surf break that we all know as Pipeline? Wonder no more. Here in this ariel perspective, the business end of the surf reef is clearly visible in the middle of the first frame. […]


5 iconic surf images from the archive

and this image was the result of a set of about a dozen waves all at once.


The Pipeline book by Surfline

Surfline recently published a large coffee table book, simply called “The Pipeline”. It’s an amazing 200 page package that covers everything Pipeline, ranging from the old days right through just about every major moment, ever captured there. The place has a much more colorful past than most surf destinations and it thoroughly is deserving of […]


What lies beneath

An overview of Waimea Bay's legendary reef.

Folks, you ever wondered what the reef might look like at such extraordinary big wave locations such as Pipeline or Waimea. I’ve been fortunate enough to fly over the north shore a couple of times when there was little in the way of surf. As a result, the reef’s become very clear to the eye, […]


fingers of reef

Log Cabins reef on the north shore of Oahu.

Folks, this is another from my series of Oahu overviews, photographed mainly from helicopters. Todays image is a direct overview of the reef at Log Cabins, on the north shore here on Oahu. It’s amazing how much the reef formed at this one place; Log Cabin. This is also some of the most dangerous, shallowest […]