The story behind the artwork
The ocean is my life.
It is a living, breathing thing. It helps produce the oxygen we breathe and us as human beings mainly made up of it.
It has taught me humility, respect and courage, lessons that have carried over to who I am as an artist and more importantly, who I am as a human being.
As powerful as the oceans are, they are also vulnerable and they need our help.
My aim is to show the emotion of the sea and bring awareness to its fragility.
This is the story that SeaLegacy tells. This is the story that sparks a global conversation, and the story that inspires people to act. We believe that producing powerful media and art that gives people hope is imperative. Hope is empowerment. Hope is a solution. Hope is a game changer.
We are a collective of some of the most experienced and renowned photographers, filmmakers and storytellers working on behalf of our oceans.
Capturing the fleeting moments of a wave’s journey to dissipation, Ray feels more at home floating in saltwater with his camera than anywhere on land. Freezing the ephemeral relationship between water and light is what drives and inspires him to clamber out of bed in the dark each morning to celebrate the sun rising over the sea.
Having only bought his first camera in 2007 to shoot his friends surfing around home, within a few short years Ray progressed to having companies such as Apple, Nikon, United Airlines, Isuzu, Qantas, Patagonia, National Geographic and Red Bull using his unique signature seascapes across their international campaigns. (Read more…).