‘Through a Liquid Mirror’ an Exhibition by Wayne Levin

Internationally acclaimed Photographer, Wayne Levin from Hawaii has brought his exhibition all the way to Dimbola Museum and Galleries on the Isle of Wight.

Wayne started out with a Brownie Camera and started developing his own film. Wayne has exhibited all over the world including New York, Tokyo and Hawaii. This is the first time Wayne has exhibited in the UK and can only be seen here on the island.

Wayne’s images take you on an underwater journey from the waters of the Hawaiian Islands to Costa Rica and Micronesia. Wayne Levin and Kimberley Piggott, Exhibition Manager selected a range of photographs from his collection with striking images of humpback whales, sharks, sunken relics, to surfers.

I was lucky enough to be invited to the opening night and spent time talking to Wayne. We talked about many of his images and each image had an a wonderful story. Diving for 2 hours with a playful Humpback Whale, a grumpy Pilot Whale and shooting a surfer in a loin cloth and an old traditional hawaiian surfboard were many of his interesting tales. But having to wade waist deep, fully clothed, with his camera equipment on his back, through the caves at Freshwater Bay after getting cut off by the tide with Sam Scadgell, and only hours before his opening night is a story he is looking forward telling family and friends back home on Hawaii.

Wayne also came down to Freshwater Bay on Saturday morning and was very impressed with the waves and the surfers who braved the cold.

‘Through a Liquid Mirror’ runs until the 2nd June 2013 and is a must see. I would highly recommend it to everyone, of any age.