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About Me

Award-winning photographer Stephane Lacasa was born in France in 1971. He moved to the North Shore of Maui (Hawaii)  in 1990 . In the early 90’s, he made a name for himself in the waves of Hookipa as a professional windsurfer Riding for Rusty, Neil Pryde Sails, Oxbow, and JP Australia. He has since ridden waves all around the world, from France to Tahiti to Japan. As an athlete, Stephane worked with some of the best photographers in the industry, which engendered his own passion for capturing unique and expressive images on film. His first camera in 1989 a Nikon F 600 Film.

Stephane moved to the Island of Oahu in 2002, where he continues to pursue his passion for photography and provides camera water housing design consultation for longtime friend Phillipe Chevaudian, owner/founder of Liquid eye Water Housing Systems.

Married to to his beautiful wife Dr. Julie Takishima-Lacasa, love to surf together, trail run, X-fit, snowboard, moutain-bike and yes the most important finding good restaurants :) 




Photo awards and recognition.

2010  redbull Illume international sports photo awards
Category      "SPIRIT"
2011   The great outdoor PDN (photo district news)
Category    "sports"
2011   The great outdoor PDN (photo district news)
Category    "wild life"
Photo of the day in  EARTH SHOT   2013
Photo gallery,   The National museum of anthropololgie of the Nederland.
Winner 2014 See/Me international photo award, expo in New-York.