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July 21st, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Best Parties at the 2014 US Open of Surfing Where to Send it in Surf City During the World's Biggest Surf Contest

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1. Follow the Light Foundation Photography Awards

What: The most prestigious award in surf photography When: When Tuesday 7/29, 7pm
Where: Shorebreak Hotel, Main Ballroom (Open to the Public)
Who: The new class of Lensmans soon to grace the spreads of every major surf media outlet.
Finalists: Ryan Craig, Woody Gooch, Seth de Roulet, Rambo Estrada, Dane Grady
Why: To witness history through the legacy of Larry “Flame” Moore (more…)

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July 18th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Photo Tip | Rambo Estrada Follow the Light Finalist Explains the Effects of Shutter Speeds

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Name: Rambo Estrada
Home: Mt Maunganui, New Zealand
Years shooting: Land – 7, water – 2
Instagram: @ramboestrada

RAMBO’S  SLOW SHUTTER TECHNIQUES
Generally with surf photos I shoot at around 1/1000th of a second to freeze the action for a crisp sharp image. But sometimes shooting at a slower shutter speed can give you some interesting results. (more…)

July 17th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Christian Fletcher Lives It's Bold, It's Radical, It's Controversial... It's Christian Fletcher x RVCA Collection

 
RVCA just released an adrenaline junkie back into the surf scene. The aerial pioneer stamped his death metal inspired 80′s logo on some new-school threads built to shred till your dead.  Better get his psycho insignia before he disappears to Bali or quits surfing again.
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July 10th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Meet Your Maker | SWELL x Burton Beeracuda Newport Lensman Jake Pollgreen Shoots the Coolest New Liquid Lunchbox

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Jake Pollgreen has been perfecting his perspective in the Newport lineups for nearly a decade, so we demanded he immortalize his work on the best party favor of 2014… the Beeracuda.  Here he enlightens us about surfing, shooting and life on the peninsula.

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“ This shot for the Beeracuda (above) is a classic Newport Beach scene. The forecast said there would be swell so the parking spots were all taken by like 6:30am. (more…)