July 9th, 2013 | By | 1,299 Comments

Meet The 2013 “Follow the Light Foundation” Finalists -Who Will Win the $5K Surf Photography Grant In Honor of Larry “Flame” Moore?

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Meet the 2013 class of water photogs in the running for the award that has launched the careers of legendary lensmen like Chris Burkard, Todd Glaser and Morgan Maassen.

Trevor Moran -New Jersey

SWELL will award one up and coming surf photographer a $5,000 grant during The US Open of Surfing at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach on Tuesday July 23rd. The event is open to the public and free of charge. The reception begins at 7:00PM; The Shorebreak Hotel is located at 500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

 Seth De Roulet -New York

 Mark McInnis -Pacific Northwest

 Paul Greene -Santa Barbara, Ca

  Domenic Mosqueira -Mexico City

The FTLF was founded after iconic photographer Larry “Flame” Moore’s passing to ensure that up-and-coming surf photographers continue to get the recognition and support they deserve. Flame — legendary Photo Editor of SURFING Magazine for more than three decades — made it a priority to teach and inspire anyone with a passion for photography. This grant helps keep that legacy alive.

Let us know who you think deserves the springboard to surf stardom.

FTLF 2013 postcard

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