Archive for the ‘Surf & Sport’ Category

May 6th, 2014 | By | 45 Comments

Behind the Cover | Pete Frieden

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SWELL welcomes the exotic photo works of Pete Frieden, another lensman carrying on the legacy of Larry “Flame” Moore. After years of working with Flame at Surfing Magazine, he circled the globe covering the World Championship Surfing Tour.

Peter captured these critical images near his home in Bali and Hawaii’s iconic North Shore. Pete gives us some insight into his camera choice on the slab hunting missions in SWELL’s summer catalog.

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Here’s the cover shot of John John at pipeline shot from sand with a  Canon 500 mm lens. (more…)

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May 3rd, 2014 | By | 42 Comments

SeaMade: #CityWild 3rd Point Stories of native wanderings by blogger, Madison

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Exiting the canyon and making our way down Las Virgenes Road, I couldn’t help but reflect on how far we had come. From the campground to our makeshift trail to cliff jumps and stream paddles, we were all feeling really psyched and ready to jump in the ocean. The panoramic ocean view kept our minds off the heat mirages coming up off the pavement to lick our ankles.

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April 25th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Surf Photographers Wanted | Follow The Light Awards Call for Entries for Up and Coming Surf Photography Grant

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SAN CLEMENTE, CA- The Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF) is calling all photographers to submit their applications for its annual $5,000 grant in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. The deadline is one month away: entries must be received no later than 12pm May, 27, 2014. (more…)

April 25th, 2014 | By | 44 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Jeff McMillan

RVCA ARTIST NEANP ARTIST JEFF MCMILLAN INVITES US TO HIS STUDIO AND SHOWS US THE ORIGINAL DRAWING THAT LED TO HIS NEW RVCA RADIATION VACATION COLLECTION. (more…)