A Slice of Life | Weekend in Review: Malibu Boardriders’ Call to the Wall

July 27th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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This past weekend, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to surf in the Malibu Boardriders Club 23rd Annual Call to the Wall surf contest, at the infamous Malibu Surfrider Beach. I have surfed in this event, a Coalition of Surfing Clubs contest for the past several years, representing my club: The Swamis Surfing Association. This year, I was thrilled to make the finals, but the real fun was had hanging out on the beach with some incredibly talented friends. (more…)

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DIY: Chain Belt How to make a chain belt from a statement necklace

July 25th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Splurge on an amazing new statement necklace? Good for you. You deserve it. To make sure you get the most miles out of it as possible, we’ve been playing around with different ways to incorporate it into your kits. This week we’ll show you how to convert it into a chain belt for less than $1 and 10 minutes. Extend your wardrobe by extending your statement necklace. Read on for the how-to… (more…)

#SWELLivin

July 24th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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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…)

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

July 22nd, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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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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