BEN THOUARD :: FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER

Ben grew up in the south of France. His father a sailor, taught him everything he knew about the ocean and her moods. After learning photography in Toulon, Thouard attended photography school in Paris and by the age of 19 found himself on the Hawaiian island of Maui capturing images he had been dreaming of for years. After extensive travel, searching the world for waves, Ben ended up in Tahiti where he now calls the world famous wave at Teahupoo his home and favorite place to photograph.