About Don King Films
Address and work: American
Don King (born 1960) is an American photographer, cinematographer, and film director. He is renowned worldwide for his photographic and cinematic images of ocean surface waves and surfing.
Don King was a high school sophomore the first time he sold a photograph. The purchaser was Surfing magazine, which used it on its cover.
After graduation from Punahou School in 1978, King attended Stanford University where he majored in psychology, belonged to the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and was on the Stanford Cardinal water polo team which won the NCAA Men's Water Polo Championships of 1978, 1980 and 1981. He graduated from Stanford in 1983.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Don King lives on Oʻahu with his wife Julianne Yamamoto King and their sons Beau, Aukai and Dane.