Watermark (2013, Edward Burtynsky & Jennifer Baichwal)

Watermark, the second collaboration between filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal and photographer Edward Burtynsky, opens feistily. ┬áColossal waves layered thick with silt crashing violently against each other, spray fizzing across the frame. Captured in a style of vivid slow-motion photography that looks more like painting than video, in a palette heavy on…