Best image ever.
“The term ‘halted traveller’ is usually associated with German romantic painters like Caspar David Friedrich, to describe a person seen from behind facing a lanscape. The lonely wanderer appears to have been halted by the view of the landscape.
This implies to us as a viewer that there is perhaps more to the landscape than we see. One can also identify with the figure. His posture invites you to imagine what he feels facing this landscape in front of his and your eyes.”
by Damien Rayuela
Each year, surfers flock to the Tahitian village of Teahupoo to ride what photographer Ben Thouard calls “..the most powerful and perfectly artistic waves in the world.”
via NPR Picture Show