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July 19th, 2013 | By | 1,864 Comments

Photo Tip | Follow the Light Edition -Paul Greene Follow The Light Finalist Paul Greene's Pro Tips About Using Camera Water Housings

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Water Housing Basics
As a surf photographer, your water housing is one of your most important tools, therefore it is crucial to
know how to properly use and take care of it. When I first got my water housing one of the problems I faced
was keeping water drops off my port. Little did I know that there are two types of ports for your water
housing, a wet port and a dry port. Wet ports are usually dome ports for a wide angle or fisheye lens. To
keep the port “wet” all you have to do is lick the outside and water will stick to it. (more…)

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July 17th, 2013 | By | 3,400 Comments

Storm Surfers 3D Movie

Surfing latest blockbuster film features the true grit of our sport. Tom Carroll and Ross Clark-Jones tackling Tasmanian devil waves in 3D. It might have that mainstream feel, but this big wave pioneering documentary is as core as it get. Tom and Ross are making a special appearance at the Premier in Santa Monica, come meet the legends. (more…)

July 17th, 2013 | By | 2,637 Comments

Who Wore It | AMBSN Burger Shirt

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Cult classic San Clemente Café meets New Wave Nostalgia with fresh-off-the-grill style from AMBSN. SWELL’s favorite San Clemente brand, and San Clemente’s favorite post-dawn-patrol grinds have a passion for patties, burgers and button-ups. The SC Cafe crew holds (above) down the joint wearing the all-over printed burger pattern, drop in after your next Trestles session and get the style here.

 

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July 15th, 2013 | By | 45 Comments

Photo Tip | Follow the Light Edition -Trevor Moran

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Trevor’s Photo Tip: Light it up.  The East Coast has the brownest and murkiest water of anywhere I’ve ever seen.  Even with bright sunshine, the barrels here become so dark its difficult to get any sort of proper exposure or contrast.  Using a flash to fill the dark cave allows for a balanced exposure to match the ambient light outside of the barrel, giving the photo much more contrast and pop while still being subtle with the flash.  The most important part of shooting with a flash is practice and patience. (more…)