Bolster, Warren

Protean self-taught American surf photographer from Oahu, Hawaii; a top name in the field from the 1970s to the mid-'00s, best known for his water-shot images. Bolster was born (1947) in Washington, D.C., the adopted son of a ranking American Foreign Service diplomat, and spent much of his childhood overseas. His family moved to Sydney, Australia, in 1963, and Bolster began surfing at Bondi Beach; in 1967 he moved to Cocoa Beach, Florida, and soon earned a reputation as one of the state's top...