Path Of The Jimmicane


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The son of British Nationals, raised in Bahrain, and now working out of Bali, 24-year-old photographer Tom Hawkins has spent the last five years ranging through island domains, from Sri Lanka, to Indo, to Hawaii, documenting wave riding from the viewpoint of an objective outsider. “I just try to separate myself from the surf aspect of the photography and capture an aesthetically pleasing image,” he says.