Van Lennep, Chris


Quiet and athletic surf photographer from Durban, South Africa, best known for his 1990s wide-angle images shot from inside the tube. "Guys like Chris van Lennep," Carve magazine wrote, "helped define our surfing world with their heavy-water photography." Van Lennep was born (1959) in Durban, the son of a tire salesman father and accountant mother. He began surfing at 15, at Durban's Bay of Plent...

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