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April 25th, 2013 | By | 107 Comments

Photo Tip Of The Week… SURFER MAGAZINE Photog Bryce Lowe-White Talks About Tube Vision

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Zuma Beach, Los Angeles. Photo: BLW

How To Shoot a Point of View (POV) Barrel Photo
1. Use a fisheye lens and high shutter speed on a camera with a burst rate of at least 6 frames/sec
2. When a hollow wave approaches, position yourself close to the pocket like you’re about to bodysurf
3. As The lip throws, reach your camera up as high as possible in the top corner pocket of the wave
4. Keep your wrist stiff and camera as level as possible. An even horizon line makes the image pop with that realistic POV you are aiming for. And don’t forget a camera leash
5. Take a lot of photos/beatings. No matter how many images you take withthis POV nevers gets old

“With the popularity of waterproof cameras like GoPro, these days you see a lot of people swimming out into the lineup and shooting empty waves and shore break. I love trying to get these type of images looking out of the barrel to give viewers that surfers point of view. For me, these moments happen while I am swimming around in the impact zone as I am lining up with a surfer waiting for a set” -Bryce Lowe White,  Photo Editor & Video Producer | SURFER MAGAZINE

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March 22nd, 2013 | By | 1,521 Comments

Photo Tip Of The Week: Jason Naudé Billabong Lensman Explains How To Shoot Surf In Speed Blur

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“When shooting surfing, try not to get stuck in one style like only trying to get crisp clean shots. Sometimes blurry shots can look way more interesting if done correctly. For the shot of Nate Zoller I closed my aperture down to I think like F. 18 and slowed my shutter speed down to something like a tenth of a second and then followed Nate as he rode the wave to keep him in focus but to allow the wave to appear like it was moving.” -Jason Naudé

March 14th, 2013 | By | 2,923 Comments

Shooting The North Shore with Nate Zoller and Jason Naude Billabong Photog and Laguna Ripper Talk about Shooting Film and Tubes in Hawaii

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The North Shore of Oahu is famous for its incredible five-month winter. The “Seven Mile Miracle,” as the surf media has dubbed it, consistently produces Northern Hemisphere swells both large and raw. Our boy Nate left SWELL to tackle a late season pipe session, LEAF got the footage.

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March 4th, 2013 | By | 3,201 Comments

Photo Tip Of The Week…

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Photo Tip Of The Week from SWELL photographer, Jeff Sipper:
“If you are shooting landscape pics and the sky is boring and grey, just
tilt the camera lower and get rid of most of it.”

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