He’s been a competent photographer for years, and has lately poured more and more of his time and energy into honing his skills behind the lens, capturing world-class big-wave surfing and publishing his images in print (you know, the gentleman’s media, the one that pairs well with a glass of old scotch and Sinatra’s “In the Wee Small Hours”).
“This was the most scared I’ve ever been in the water shooting photos,” says Dunfee of this early-morning tow session at Jaws.
At every venue, Lenny brought an approach to oversized waves and swell preparation that Dunfee had never seen before.
“This photo is from Nazaré, the second day of the really big swell during the contest,” says Dunfee. “It was about 5 a. m. , and the fog was really bad that morning.
“It’s funny, he shows up at Jaws with a cooler full of bean and cheese burritos,” says Dunfee.
“This was the same day as when he was towing, during the biggest swell of the year at Jaws,” says Dunfee.
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