It doesn’t happen as often as you wish, but every now and then you get hired for one of those assignments that bring plenty of light to your professional life! Spending 15 days sailing the British Virgin Islands aboard of a yacht does sound like a dream work, doesn’t it?
Whether you’re a surfer, water photographer or a simple swimmer, and were to spend hours at sea there’s a high chance you’d face some sort of dangerous situations that could cost you your life or at least give you a good scare. It is these basic rules you should remember to prevent the worst or at least come out unharmed from the currents of the sea.
Last year I told to the professional windsurfer Dany Bruch about this unknown and isolated archipelago located in the North Atlantic. Months later I had gathered a crew of 5 people and jumped in a plane with 200 kg. of luggage with destination Copenhague.
This image is the perfect example of beginner’s luck. I shot it the very same day I received my remote release for the camera. I got it into the head to get this aerial view of a sail boat shot from the top of the mast, but I wanted it in open sea and unfurled sail.
Aurora photos just launched their 7th digital zine with the best images submitted by their photographers during the last month, among which there’s my most successful photo from last year.