The Lost And Found Collection – Celebrating Icons

View all 12 Photos

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-

What began as an ordinary day spent at a flea market in Los Angeles transformed into a life-changing event for surf aficionado Doug Walker but also marked an important moment in surf culture. In 2007, the commercial film editor stumbled upon previously lost 30,000 negative film strips which documented the world of surfing of the 1970s. Frozen in time, the spirit of the sport was beautifully captured by talented counterculture photographers in raw and powerful images.

The 2011 Lost and Found movie featured the handful of photographers and well-known surfers appearing in the archive, but the journey was only beginning. After traveling the world, researching the stories further and adding more images to the collection, Walker created a large format coffee-table book that pays homage to the photographers and surfers, and introduces the artworks to the world. The 1970s beach culture is brought to life via stunning photographs that not only document the beloved sport, but tell human stories and capture candid moments in an honest way. The Lost and Found Collection Volume I is a must-have for those who are passionate about surfing or photography. The book documents the past through beautiful artworks, but more importantly, it acknowledges and celebrates icons. Both those behind and in front of the camera. Images courtesy of Doug Walker.

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-6

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-2

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-4

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-7

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-10

the-lost-and-found-surf-photography-collection-book-11

    string(5) "admin"
Tags: , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • Aerocene Movement by Tomás Saraceno

    An aerosolar sculpture anchored in environmental awareness. Interdisciplinary artistic community Aerocene is an open-source, experimental…

  • Ultraviolet by John Hogan

    Captivating glass sculptures that put the invisible in a beautiful light. John Hogan creates mesmerizing…

  • The Bird Project

    Erik Berglin is a Stockholm-based contemporary artist who works with photography as his primary medium….

  • American Geography

    A captivating glimpse into the history of land use across America. Published by Santa Fe-based…

Take me there

  • Casa Morelli

    A modern retreat built within a restored 16th-century farmhouse in Tuscany. Located in Radda, in…

  • Kalesma Mykonos

    A high-end, modern hotel inspired by traditional architecture from Mykonos, Greece. Located on Mykonos, in…

  • Villa Icaria

    A relaxing retreat built among pine and oak trees on the banks of the Tagus…

loader