Um, where to begin? Perhaps with a defense of posting a video of a wave moving in slow motion? Well, there’s no need to feel defensive, this thing is rad.

Okay then, how about awe? Yes, let’s start with awe: awe at how spectacularly beautiful one wave can be as captured by photographer Ray Collins in one photograph and then set in motion by cinemascope artist Armand Dijcks. Awe at how one wave out of the billions that ever were or will be can strike the imagination as if struck for the first time. Awe that something seeming to move so slow can be so complex.

Shoot, just watch it—for a meditation, for gratitude, for awesomeness.


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Steve Casimiro is the editor of Adventure Journal. Follow him on Instagram at @stevecasimiro.