Each year, Nikon hosts Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards, showcasing some of the most brilliant, exhilarating, and mind-blowing shots of our beautiful ocean. Recently, Nikon announced the winners of 2021.
Tasmanian photographer Stu Gibson and New South Wales videographer Spencer Frost have taken out the title, representing the very best in surf photography and videography.
The expert panel of judges, including high-profile names like seven-time World Surfing Champion Stephanie Gilmore, narrowed the many submissions down to only 20 outstanding images from some of the most creative local artists. The criteria?
- Innovation and creativity
- Dramatic effect and sensory impact
- Composition of the panel
Let’s take a look at all the finalists for the image section:
Which photograph do you think should win the 2021 Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards? Let us know in the comments below.