Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

September 30th, 2013 | By | 1,393 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

Mermaid Ascent645
Photo Tip of the Week from our newest photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
If you are modeling underwater, or you are photographing someone underwater – the number one tip I tell underwater models is point your toes! If you point your toes, I guarantee you will look far more elegant than if your feet were flexed.

Check back next week for fresh photo tips, or check out past tips here: Photography Tips
Follow Kelsey on Instagram at @kelseyfinniscool
Gear Up: Shop Water Cameras at SWELL

Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
September 29th, 2013 | By | 1,076 Comments

SeaMade: Surf Camping Guide

IMG_4198

Before we starting saying, “see you next year” to our beloved bikinis, let’s not forget how rad Indian Summers are in California. It’s that time of year when tourists go home, waves are pumping, and sun still blazes strong. September and October are two of the best wave months in California due to a usually steady combo of north and south swells. Combine fair weather and a plethora of waves, and you have yourself one great reason to hit the road for a surf camp trip. To get you going in the right direction, I’ve put together a little list of my favorite campgrounds that have potential for great fall surf nearby. Onward!
Pictured: Billabong Wetsuit/ The Laundry Room Tank / One Teaspoon Short
(more…)

September 26th, 2013 | By | 1,643 Comments

Malibu Surf & Style A Local, a Lensmen and Living Legends AlI Weigh In On Iconic Malibu Culture

rva

To fully understand the magic of Malibu we tracked down 3 perspectives of the pointbreaks; A local artist, a lensmen, and legends. Discover the key to this coastal classic through their eyes. (more…)

September 26th, 2013 | By | 163 Comments

#SWELLivin

swell_sandy-tavik_bum650
A sandy Bum is a happy bum.

Why are there so many sandy bum pictures out there. Well it’s easy. A sandy bum is a happy bum. For two very good reasons… (more…)