Meet Ray Collins, the man who pulled the trigger for The Big Issue cover
"Waves are an endless blank canvas, you don't have to convince them to get up early for good light, they don't age, trend, or change sponsors." —Ray Collins
The Wedge, California
Even with super-telephoto lenses, foreground or background can really help a photograph. Like surfing, correct positioning is the key to success.
Non-center/rule of thirds framing is a skill that often separates a professional from an amateur photograph. This type of approach can add visual tension to a scene, and can contextualize things in a positive way.