The Ocean People is a new venture created by Chris White. As Chris looks to evolve as an Ocean artist this site will change as new projects come to fruition. The images will be updated and some can be seen in the gallery on this site. Please follow Chris on Instagram - @chris.whitey or click on the 'blog' link on this site. 

theoceanpeople.com (formerly slicksanddecks.com) was originally an online Bodyboard and Skate Store run by Chris White. Chris has been involved in the Bodyboarding and Surfing Industry for over 20 years - Professionally as well as being a photographer, videographer, film maker. Most recently Chris has published a hard cover book titled Dark Light, which will be released in November 2016. The book aims to raise awareness, and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. 

Any images that have been taken by Chris are available to be purchased as a print or a high resolution jpg. Please contact us at theoceanpeopleorders@gmail.com with any queries.

Pictures here are Chris with a Bald Chin Groper caught off the rocks in North West WA and his first cover shot as a photographer of Mitch Rawlins in South West WA.