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January 13th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Surf Photo Tip: Wave Positioning with Water Angles 19 yr old Luke Forgay On Getting in the Sweet Spot for the Shot

Winner of Sanuk’s #TotallyBeachin Instagram contest, Orange County grom won himself a trip to shoot photos at the Pipemasters. We caught up with the little legend to see what he learned under the guise of lensman Brian Bielmann in the impact zones at Pipe & Wedge.  Follow @LukeForgay

“I like to shoot in the water as much as I can, the angles that you are able to capture in the water are second to none. Whether shooting fisheye or a longer lens in the water, angles can make or break a great photo just like with anything in photography. My favorite to shoot in water is a fisheye lens and with the surf photography market flooded with fisheye photos there are ways to differentiate your style.” (more…)

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January 7th, 2015 | By | 153 Comments

Spotted in SWELL | YG x RVCA Compton Meets Costa Mesa in a Collaboration You'll Want To Rock


Rapper YG and RVCA founder PM Tenore have been cruising the world rocking fans with free shows and collabing on dope new clothes. Above, the two legends kick it at the RVCA headquarters in Costa Mesa, Ca. (more…)

December 26th, 2014 | By | 190 Comments

Torren Martyn is Alive The Meanderings of Our Stylish Aussie Pal Presented by Afends

We recently ran into AFENDS team rider Torren Martyn in Encinitas, he was extremly dialed into every swell, off the piss, and then just dissapeared. Here’s what he has to show for from the sandy-bottom rights of Mexico before taking on grinding bombs in Nias, Torren’s latest sabbatical stint sent him to the wilds of Indonesia. If you didnt notice, he’s one well dress aussie. He wears Afends and soo should you.

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December 17th, 2014 | By | 30 Comments

Roadtripping | Roark Surfs Iceland Team Roark Hops a Rocketship to Reykjavik in Search of Icy Slabs


Roark’s latest adventure finds himself in a volatile latitude shrouded by 5 hours of daylight, snow storms, Icelandic death metal and a vodka induced haze. Once again, someone is looking for him and unaware of Roark’s purpose in the world. Photos: Chris Burkard

Take a trip around the ice waters of Iceland with Roark Riders Nate Zoller & Raph Bruhwiler.
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