How many of you think riding 3 foot waves is fun? Hands in the air galore. How about 30 feet plus? Crickets. Riding big waves takes a special kind of person and there is a class all on its own for these “special” people. It takes someone with loads of surf skill and courage to take off on a massive wall of water and call it fun. Someone like Bianca Valenti. (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
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San Clemente’s Tim McCaig has worked in graphic design and surf photography for The Billabong Surf team for over a decade, capturing iconic images of Andy Iron, Donovan Frankenreiter, Parko and all the boys. In honor of World Water Day 2014 Tim is dropping knowledge on photo tips that can take your surf shots to the next level. Words and Photos by Tim McCaig. See more of Tim’s Work and Enter to Win a Free Print
Tim Tips: Having lens options can give you more versatility when trying new angles. This line up shot (above) was taken in May 2013 during a combo swell at Lower Trestles (more…)
Meet Your Maker | Corey Wilson x Tavik The Man Behind The SWELL x Tavik Exclusive Beachy Bum iPhone 5 Case
He’s a Surfing Magazine Staff Photographer, Follow the Light Finalists, Tavik Ambassador, DJ and the creator of the spiciest damn iPhone 5 case that is blowing minds in the surf world. Corey Wilson and Miles from Tavik are known to run amuck in through the sands of Newport Beach, and have a knack for capturing magical (more…)
As ASP’s breakthrough performer of 2013, young Aussie Dimity Stoyle is making her debut into the big leagues as a rookie on the world tour this year. With a solid goal to make it onstage to pop some champagne in celebration of a WCT win, this rookie is bound to give the vets a run for their money.
Juxtaposed with her competitive nature is a creative nature that loves to paint, hand-shape boards, and tune into quality music. Full of passion and gratitude for the tour lifestyle, Dimity is one to inspire and motivate surfers all over the world. Read on for a glimpse into the mind of Dimity… (more…)