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April 3rd, 2015 | By | 11 Comments

Bombing Newport Sights From the South SWELL That Kept on Cranking

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This past weekend Newport Beach enjoyed early season south swell that sent a healthy sized waves that lit up Newport Beachbreaks. From the massive shore pound at The Wedge to the rippable waves at Blackies. The swell that keeps on giving…
Photos/Words by @LukeForgay (more…)

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March 6th, 2015 | By | 42 Comments

Baja Step Offs Luke Forgay Captures An Epic Session at the PeMex Plant

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on the last soid west SWELL in north baja, I Drove across the border with Cameron Faris and South African Native Frank Solomon to chase the swell and weather. (more…)

February 19th, 2015 | By | 42 Comments

KR3W Rights Refused: Charles Peterson A Short Film by Riley Blakeway

Our good mate Riley Blakeway just released an insane video about acclaimed Kurt Cobain photographer Charles Peterson. His KR3W Rights Refused rockumentary delivers an introspective video that serves as a preview of the collaboration as well as an introduction to Peterson and his scope of work. (more…)

February 3rd, 2015 | By | 51 Comments

Photo Tip: Using iPhone Ollo Lenses Elevate Your iPhone Picture Game with 5 Basics Tricks to Use Clip-On Lenses

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New to the SWELL Surf Shop, Ollo Lenses lets your phone capture museum worthy shots. Friend of SWELL Chris Burkard swears by the clip-on lenses, so maybe you’ll also get half a million instagram followers with Ollo clip-on Lenses

1. Focus on what’s important with the Fisheye lens.
Before shooting with a fisheye lens, determine the most important elements in your composition (placement or arrangement of visual elements). The subject you focus on will be sharp and clear but peripheral elements that are away from the center of the picture will have a characteristic fisheye stretch. Background elements are generally secondary when using this lens, so your foreground subjects must be able to carry the composition and provide power to the image.

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2. Keep the foreground free. (more…)