August 28th, 2015
Behind the Lens | Morgan Maassen We Ask SWELL Catalog Photog Some Weird Questions About His Life
Last good flogging your took in the water
Teahupoo last summer, swimming with my Red Housing. i swam into the bowl and lined up perfectly with Kelly Slater. the next one broke way too far out, so i braced for impact over my 20 pound aluminum housing. i got absolutely destroyed.
Daily Driver Camera
Morgan: iPhone & Contax t2.
Favorite Person to Follow in Insta
Morgan: @mensweardog and @geoffandhis2dads… i follow a lot of dog instagrams…
Weirdest thing you saw at us open
Morgan: i only went one night for a quick drink at Dukes, but i saw some obese people getting a tour of Huntington sidewalks on mini-horses. it was rather odd.
Morgan’s SWELL Cover in the August SWELL Catalog
Advice for aspiring photogs
Morgan: shoot everyday, shoot everything. used prime lenses, and travel!
Morgan: nike shoes. probably the most comfy, 3rd world exploitive product one can buy?
Last time you puked
Morgan: violent food poisoning struck me while in the petite city center of Salina Cruz, Mexico last summer on a surf trip. I projectile vomited everywhere, all the horse-drawn carts and mariachi bands were staring.
Biggest challenge in surf photography
Morgan: the cyclical nature of an intensive calendar of travel, big waves and sharp reefs.
3 songs playing on repeat
Morgan: “It’s Fantastic” by Milf Nipples
“NYC: 73-78″ by Philip Glass & Beck
“Cavern” by Liquid Liquid
Destination you cant wait to revisit
Morgan: the Kimberly Mountains of North Western Australia. by far the most stunning land i’ve ever laid eyes upon.