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May 18th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Call for Entries: Follow the Light Foundation 2015 Enter to Win $5K Surf Photography Grant

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The 10th year of the Follow the Light Foundation awards is now open for entries. If you or if you know aspiring photographers, we are awarding a $5,000 grant and adding to an impressive list of accomplished photographers who got their start from the this foundation in memory of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. CUTOFF FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 15.

Learn more and get submission instructions at Followthelightfoundation.org

 

 

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December 3rd, 2014 | By | 213 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Krochet Kids Intl. #knowwhomadeit

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In a garage-like, open air space, we sit amongst pictures of Ugandan and Peruvian women who are responsible for creating the amazing pieces Krochet Kids intl. have to offer this Holiday season. We meet CEO and Co-Founder Kohl, who is sporting his signature red beanie, and offers us some chips from his hidden snack drawer.

This is just one example of how down-to-earth Kohl and his team of 12 inspiring employees are. We sit behind a hidden trap door and delve into the KK intl. story … (more…)

March 21st, 2014 | By | 279 Comments

Photo Tip: Tim McCaig Featured SWELL Surf Photographer Talks Lens Choice & Foregrounds

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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…)

September 20th, 2013 | By | 490 Comments

Video: StokesMe Surf Contest

#StokesMe September rolls on with the latest video evidence the Typhoon Lagoon Surf Contest. Watch Rasta, Boothy and the boys going nuts to raise some scratch and support the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. (more…)