The self-taught photographer Romuald Pliquet is specialized in aquatic photography
of big surf. Nominated several times for the WSL Big Wave Awards, he does not hesitate to travel the world
to travel the world, accompanied by his aquatic chamber, to hunt and photograph the biggest
the biggest waves ever surfed by adrenaline professionals.
Privileged of the caravan of the world professional circuit of surfing, of which he makes the chronicles
for magazines and specialized websites, Romu is above all a passionate person. Very quickly, he built a vast network of
a vast network of international clients and collaborates with surf brands such as Hurley
and for many surf magazines and websites (Surfline, Surf Session, Surf Report
Born in Brittany, Romu grew up on the coast of Finistère where his maritime training was shaped by the
shaped by the waves and tides of the Atlantic from an early age. Like any young Breton
like any young Breton who respects himself, his first steps were naturally on the decks of
and catamarans before anchoring them definitively in the pads of the surfboards and in the
surfboards and in the surf culture since the end of the 80's.
His ocean wanderings brought him to Tahiti where he joined the team of a famous surf brand as a rider and photographer.
team of a famous surf brand whose boss is none other than a legend of the surfing world
His reading of the wave and his knowledge of the placement of the riders allow him to immortalize
angles and his photos plunge us, for our greatest happiness, closer to the action and the heart of the
action and in the heart of the biggest and most dangerous tubes on the planet.
But for him, a good photo is "a photo that speaks for itself without the need for
to put any caption on it. It should be remembered forever.
The photo of Greg Noll, taken by John Severson, alone with his back to the
shorebreak of Pipeline in 1966 is for me an absolute reference in the matter because has it
alone, it tells the story of the legendary Da Bull ride... ".
Several nominations for the WSL Big Wave Awards
Tahiti, Hawaii, France