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Sailing Through the Lens of Famed Photographer Onne van der Wal

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Photo Courtesy of Rizzoli International Publications
Being on a sailboat is a one-of-a-kind experience and if someone were to put together a photography book about it, it would need to be a professional sailor — someone who truly knows the sea and has voyaged around the world. Onne van der Wal is such a person. Not only does he come from a family of sailors, he's skippered many kinds of boats, raced yachts in every climate imaginable, and has crossed the Atlantic over ten times. Though photography is Onne's second passion, the images presented in Sailing show a range of emotion and acts as a literal love letter to the sea. Plus, his award-winning shots have been seen on the covers of countless sailing magazines all over the world, so he's not exactly a novice with a camera. With nearly 200 color photos and five gatefolds of wide-range images, this volume would be great for anyone interested in sailing — whether they're a professional sailor or have never even stepped foot on a boat before.

Sailing is officially released October 29.

Mila Pantovich

Mila Pantovich lives in San Diego, CA with her cat and two rats. She graduated from California State San Marcos with a degree in Literature and Writing and a minor in Film Studies. She has written for several publications, including San Diego City News and North Park News, and in her spare time writes film reviews for various online publications. A self-prescribed film/book obsessive, she's curren...(Read More)

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