Mavericks, near Half Moon Bay, California, is one of the premier big wave surf spots in the world. Enormous swells created by storms in the Western Pacific travel several thousand miles and arrive unabated on the reef and can build to faces of 50' and more. The water is cold and the wave is beyond heavy. The images you see here were taken from a boat.
Thanks for your interest in our work. We owned Pacific Images near Santa Cruz, California, and for many years have provided display prints for commercial accounts and private collectors. Our photography centers around the scenic wonders of the American West and California's beautiful Central Coast. Stan also specialized in extreme surf photography.
We never know what will touch someone when they see a photograph. An image may remind you of a place you have been (or want to visit); some may simply provide the perfect color accent for the right wall.
Digital technology has immeasurably changed the art of photography. During the height of our business we spent thousands of dollars a month on film and processing. Images were captured...
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