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July 24th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

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Coconut water. You either love it or hate it. I happen to absolutely adore it for quite a few reasons.
Lets list a few shall we. (more…)

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Photo Tip | Dane Grady Follow the Light Finalist Reveals Secrets for Spicy Backlit Surf Shots

July 22nd, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

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Name: Dane Keolalani Grady
Home: Kapa’a HI
Photog Inspo: Jon Mozo
Instagram: @DaneGrady

DANE’S  BACK-LIT LENSFLARE TIP
I love the look of backlit surf. Shooting backlit waves will reward you with unique illumination to your photos, and simplify subjects into artsy silhouettes. Some of my most favorite images are backlit. There is a technique that I love to use every once in a while that gives my backlit images a bit more spice.

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Sneak Peek: Somedays Lovin Fall/Winter ’14

July 22nd, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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You saw it here first! Get an exclusive look at Somedays Lovin Fall/Winter ’14 Collection: ‘Midnight Rambler’.  Available at SWELL in August, the collection fuses feminine romance and grunge rock details. Watch the video for a first look Somedays muse Natalie Suarez and sister Dylana Suarez rocking select styles from ‘Midnight Rambler’. (video after the break)
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Best Parties at the 2014 US Open of Surfing Where to Send it in Surf City During the World's Biggest Surf Contest

July 21st, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

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1. Follow the Light Foundation Photography Awards

What: The most prestigious award in surf photography When: When Tuesday 7/29, 7pm
Where: Shorebreak Hotel, Main Ballroom (Open to the Public)
Who: The new class of Lensmans soon to grace the spreads of every major surf media outlet.
Finalists: Ryan Craig, Woody Gooch, Seth de Roulet, Rambo Estrada, Dane Grady
Why: To witness history through the legacy of Larry “Flame” Moore (more…)