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January 21st, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

Surf Cinema: Wet Dreams A Super 8 Film Featuring Style Master Tyler Warren by Tatsuo Takei

Wet Dream is the new and highly anticipated surf film about Tyler Warren and his travels in search of good waves. It’s shot entirely on Super 8 film by Japanese photographer and filmmaker Tatsuo Takei.

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Locations: California, Hawaii, Mexico and Central America (more…)

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January 15th, 2015 | By | 61 Comments

Top 5 New Surf Brands of 2015 Our Favorite New Surf Brands Joining the SWELL Beach Party

5. OTIS EYEWEAR

Besides Beckham being caught snapping selfies in these styles, the mineral glass is super scratch resistant and stylish as hell. Oh ya, their surf team is pretty legit too with Luke Davis and Mitch Crews leading the charge.
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We couldn’t be more stoked these shades finally made their way over from Australia. Snag OTIS at SWELL while we have em. (more…)

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

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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…)

January 7th, 2015 | By | 47 Comments

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

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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…)