I live on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and my eyes turned towards the ocean, I hate crowds and I adore solitude, a real sauvage.Je not pass a day without laughter impossible for me.Lifestyle, one word to me, enjoyed life, I bodyboarding, bodysurfing, vélo.Ah yes if you like not the ocean, it's not even bother to go further, because my photos are usually pictures of waves, bodyboarding, bodysurfing, surfing, beaches, so if you like good, otherwise goodbye ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::::::::::::::::
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    COLINA PACO says:

    "Magnífica colección de olas y paisaje de costa que se renueva cada día. Es un placer mirar cada foto que hace que ames la mar y lo desees.
    Gracia. Merçi beaucoup.

    Me gustaría saber donde vives y donde obtienes ese maravilloso mundo estético y espiritual."

    January 6th, 2017

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    oybay© says:

    "Do not miss a day or you will regret not seeing the most spectacular ocean photography on Flickr. Relax and spend time seeing page after page of wonderful aqua photographs. I love it."

    November 19th, 2016

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    Ula.R. says:

    "A day without a video of Eric .... not to think about !! I enjoy every day on the new the relaxing and few minutes by the sea.He is the master of the waves and most beautiful sunsets! Thank you Eric ☼"

    November 10th, 2016

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    Meli1607 says:

    "Eric is very nice guy and supportive. His photos are amazing and his lifestyle, too! Mario always puts a smile on my face :-)"

    October 31st, 2016

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    OlgitosK (オリガ) says:

    "When I visit Eric stream, I see pictures, that really me travel and miss the great wide open, because they display sublime beauty.."

    October 29th, 2016

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    Ⓨ a s m i n e Ⓗ e n s +4 900 000 thx❀ says:

    "Ravie d'avoir Eric pour ami.
    Des images toujours fascinantes qui me font rêver, car je ne vois la mer que bien rarement.
    Grâce à lui, je peux rêver
    Bravo, continue à nous éblouir
    Bonne continuation."

    October 27th, 2016

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    mareblu2013 says:

    "How lucky I am to have you as my contact!!
    Every day your new images make me start good the day, I love the sea then I like every one of your movies: it seems that I can touch the waves and I'm charmed by its movement, it seems to me that I can live the summer all year long!
    thank you for sharing and for your kind testimony :) I'm honored of your appreciation :)"

    October 25th, 2016

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    michelle d. gumangan (mics) says:

    "His photos and videos give ordinary mortals the adrenaline rush we don't normally experience, images and actions captured in a way that you also wish you could do it at the the same level of his dexterity :-)"

    April 24th, 2016

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    The Wellparker 2017 says:

    "THE WAVEMASTER"

    June 24th, 2014

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    alton.tw says:

    "How lucky we are to have a colleague so willing to share life 'inside the glass house.' Browse these images and enjoy the ride!"

    June 8th, 2014

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    soniaadammurray - On & Off says:

    "Hakahonu is a master of his trade, he mainly photographs the ocean and its waves, he achieves amazing and exciting work. He lives by the water and plays in it and one can see through his photography his love of the ocean and the sports that go with it. He is a fun loving person who prefers his solitude and absolutely loves his surroundings. You will be enthralled with his talent, please check out his photos. Thank you Hakahonu."

    March 4th, 2014

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    Gio-Photography says:

    "Hakahonu's wave shots are some of the best I've ever seen!! Crystal clear breathtaking shots!! Whether a close up wave or right in the tube, you will always enjoy his shots!! And he takes some pretty amazing sunsets too!!"

    March 2nd, 2014

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    fabrimay  says:

    "Great!! Thank you, your photos are simply "wonderful.""

    February 21st, 2014

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    Photographer in Batumi - www.samsarkisyan.com says:

    "Great photographer!"

    January 24th, 2014

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    flowed_back says:

    "You certainly do have a great sense of capturing beach moments and especially waves! They blow me away! Kudos"

    January 20th, 2014

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    Courtney :-) says:

    "Your photos are very fun and interesting.
    The perfect shots of the waves and the beach life, they all amaze me! I love the ocean and I enjoy seeing your photographs :-)
    keep taking such wonderful shots !"

    July 20th, 2012

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    bennypop says:

    "Un électron aussi libre et déglingos que moi ! Fun fun fun & Olé !"

    January 26th, 2012

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    bernadettetauziede says:

    "Bonjour Éric
    Je ne sais pas faire de longues phrases alors je dirai simplement surtout ne change pas. Continue à nous éblouir les yeux avec tes photos magnifique. Dans Hakahonu personnellement je vois la rage de la danse Maori et en opposition le douceur des îles.
    Je ne veux pas percer ton mystère il n’appartient qu'à toi !
    Merci pour tout.
    Bernadette"

    July 29th, 2011

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    Sarah-Vie says:

    "Hakahonu :::::::::::::
    c'est un nom d'une douceur qui pour moi désigne l'esprit libre :::::::::::::::
    Un esprit libre, c'est un esprit qui peut voyager dans toutes les sphères lorsqu'il n'est pas habité par un corps. Avant la naissance de l'être nous nageons dans la lumière et nous sommes libre, léger, en paix, rempli d'amour, sans soucis , sans tracas et tous les tra la la !
    En regardant les photos d'Éric vous découvrirez un homme qui dégage ce rayonnement, lorsqu'il est dans l'océan. Il se sent habité par elle :::::::: et emporté par le courant et les vagues qui lui rappelle le mouvement de l'esprit libre! Et cela se ressent dans tout son être! Cette passion pour l'eau le ramène à la source de lui-même et se connecte facilement avec le monde de l'océan! C'est à travers des photos d'Éric que je vous invite à sentir son regard sur l'océan et de percevoir cette paix bénéfique que l'eau peut nous apporté. De percevoir tout autant, aussi les défies de la vie! Par les vagues énormes que l'océan peut laisser! imaginer un homme surfé sur la vague sans avoir peur, Un belle exemple pour un nouveau défie dans votre vie!
    Éric tes photos sont superbes tu nous fait voir et vivre de bon moment à regarder tes photos!
    Amitié Sarah et bisous!"

    December 10th, 2010

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    Caricola says:

    "Je ne sais pas quoi veut dire "Hakahonu" mais j'ai inventé la traduction: Passionné, obsédé, amoureux de la mer et de la nature solitaire, libre et sauvage qui n'admet aucune soumission à l'homme.

    Hakahonu la respecte, l'adore, la contemple et veut nous la montrer dans toute sa puissance et beauté, tel qu'elle est. Il peut le faire, il le fait, car il es un photographe exceptionnel.

    Et la nature se laisse photographier par son amoureux, se donne à lui et offre à ses yeux, sans aucune honte, ses eaux émeraudes, la beauté de ses fleurs, la douceur de ses tapis de sables dorés, la merveille de ses couchers de Soleil, sa calme, sa rage, son agitation, sa serenité...

    “Hakahonu” veut dire aussi "Poisson" dans ma traduction. Si vous le regardez bien vous allez voir les palmes de ses mains, ses dafins de couleurs, comment il parle avec gloubs gloubs dans l'eau, pas de problèmes... Je pense que Hakahonu est le seul homme-poisson ou le seul poisson-homme qu'il existe, et c'est pour ça qu'il exprime sa joie de vivre dans deux mondes à la fois.

    Ce poisson adore aussi le ciel et les nuages. Il ne lui manque que voler, mais ça va lui arriver s'il le veut.

    Merci Hakahonu pour nous faire sentir dans le coeur de tes vagues, pour nous faire connaître tes plages, pour nous faire voyager avec tes nuages.
    Encore Merci et Félicitations pour cette galérie si agréable et belle."

    July 23rd, 2010

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    site not secure 2 says:

    "When I can't get to the beach...
    I just visit Eric
    His photostream never fails to give me some sea."

    July 15th, 2010

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    Edmond Valerio says:

    "" Eric " or Hakanohu:::::: as he called himself is a very creative and talented photographer and I like his photostream be it nature photographs or common scene in our daily lives.He has great talent and I am amazed about the vastness of his skills in dealing with images which enables him to produce outstanding works that really shows the depth of a scene and vividly brings out the meaning of a picture to life.
    You are one of the people who make Flickr so much fun.Thank's Eric for sharing your skills and talent with us.
    Go on with the creative work of yours my friend, and spread the joy among us with your lovely photographs""

    June 20th, 2010

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    nhytgff says:

    "Tu es vraiment génial Éricou et d´une gentillesse remarquable !
    Tu m´as fait passer de très bons moments avec tes commentaires. Ne change jamais.
    Tu es un grand photographe. Congratulations !!!!
    Anne-Marie"

    June 10th, 2010

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    -Wolverine- says:

    "Great gallery my friend!
    Anyone who loves the sea and surfing can't miss his shots...

    Hang Loose!"

    August 13th, 2009

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    aliberrada says:

    "Galerie impressionnante, des images saisissantes, du très très beau travail... Merci pour toutes les photos partagées."

    July 9th, 2009

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    Talal G says:

    "مصوور مبدع
    احب صوره واايييد
    ومنها للأعلى ان شاء الله"

    July 8th, 2009

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    patrickkeller76 says:

    "Très belle galerie, un vrai travail sur les ambiances
    A voir absolument"

    July 2nd, 2009

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    Natural Scenics says:

    "Mirando tus fotos es fácil apreciar el amor que sientes por el mar. Colores intensos y encuadres brillantes se solapan con instantes mágicos para viajar con la mirada hacia donde tú miraste anteriormente. Un verdadero placer pasear por tu galería."

    July 1st, 2009

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    Andrea Speziali says:

    "Good photographer !
    Garantited by www.Riccioneinvil..."

    June 29th, 2009

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    August Brill says:

    "A beautiful strem with stunning colours!!! I'm happy to be one of his contact!!! ;-)"

    June 28th, 2009

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    newkleus00 says:

    "eric is definitely a very talented photographer and has a great eye for beauty. love to visit your photostream my friend... thank you for sharing your talent with us... we look forward to seeing more beautiful photos in your stream...cheers... happy shooting!"

    June 28th, 2009

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    Spiro Anassis says:

    "Amazing artist,Eric's sunsets are a work of Art.
    Incredible talent, Thank You Eric for sharing and be an ispiration for me.
    Spiro;)"

    June 25th, 2009

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    Kate from Yorkshire says:

    "I love to visit Erics stream his photo's are totally exquisite - the best images of sea, sky and sunsets that i have seen on flickr, they are so vibrant and full of soul, they make me melt inside:)
    I will now have to visit this fabulous place - Mimizan,Landes,Aquitaine to witness for myself these totally dreamy sunsets.
    Peace and love my friend."

    June 25th, 2009

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    © Vasken Spiru says:

    "Hakahonu's photostream makes me remind all the beautiful years I spent on my coastal city where I passed all my childhood. I love his photos! If flickr makes an "add to favorites this photostream" thing, the first I will put on my faves will be Hakahonus.
    Great photos, great colors, great emotions they transmit."

    June 25th, 2009

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    ✿ La Coccinelle ~ {Angie} says:

    "Wow, what can I say... your photos simply blew me away!! You're so talented and you definitely have the most impressive and exquisite sunset photographs I have ever seen. Your photostream is stunning, you always amaze me. I'm terribly proud you're one of my contacts!
    Angie"

    June 24th, 2009

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    Pukita_ says:

    "muy bellas fotografias...algo muy hermoso y bello..la Naturaleza , esos atardeceres!! o amaneceres.!!"

    June 15th, 2009

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    ted_d_bear76 says:

    "He is so talented anytime I think he has done as great a picture there is, he tops himself again. Not only that, he is a truly good person who will support you and give you advice on here. A very special talent."

    June 7th, 2009

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    Mad Men Art says:

    "100F Photographer! Here you find highly attended pictures. Quality on highest level. –– 100F摄影! 在此您可找到深受关注的相片。 最高水准的质量。 –– ¡Fotógrafo 100F! Aquí encontrará imágenes muy apreciadas. Calidad al más alto nivel. –– Fotógrafo 100F! Aqui encontra imagens que receberam muita atenção.Qualidade ao mais alto nível. –– Photographe 100F! Vous trouverez ici des clichés très recherchés. Qualité au plus haut niveau. –– 100F Photograph! Hier finden Sie viel beachtete Bilder. Qualität auf höchstem Niveau. –– 100F Photograph! Qui trovi immagini molto guardate. Qualità al massimo livello. –– 100F 사진! 귀하는 여기서 아주 우수하게 평가된 사진들을 찾을 수 있습니다. 최우수 수준의 질.

    World100F – QualityGroup – Marco"

    November 7th, 2008

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    Dave Johnson photography says:

    "After stumbling on to his photostream, he commented on a picture of a shelf full of bottles of VODKA!, I was blown away by the colours and variety of the sunsets (especially) and other pictures that he has taken,
    A feel for composition is also strong in most of his captures, its a real happy picture show, well done and keep snapping!!"

    September 5th, 2008

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    Lisbet_Wellekens says:

    "I agree totally with what Alessandro said, some photos are really really impressive, and there are so many of them, incredible beautiful, I enjoyed 'travelling' through all his photos !! Lisbetje, Belgium"

    May 22nd, 2008

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    Alessandro Coiro Mas says:

    "He has some of the most amazing sunset shots I've ever seen on flickr!"

    April 14th, 2008

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