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Art8 Festival – Surf Photography Workshop with Mike Searle – Newquay April 12th

Mike Searle is running a surf photography workshop in Newquay on Friday April the 12th, 10:00-12:00, it’s part of the ART8 festival, more details here: http://art8newquay.co.uk/ai1ec_event/surf-photography-workshop-2/?instance_id=979 Here’s a brief description of the event from the website: A two-hour workshop run by Carve and SurfGirl photographer Mike Searle. This is an experiential workshop and weather and […]

How To – Gain Full Control With A Basic Water Housing

IMPORTANT – please note that the latest versions of Magic Lantern do not support Pico C scripting, you can still use the scripts but you’ll have to use an old build of Magic Lantern, read more, and download the version I use, here: https://learningsurfphotography.com/manual-control-with-magic-lantern-updated/ I have a Canon 60D and an Aquatech CR-60 housing, this […]

How To – Flash Surf Photography Part 2: Remote Flash Shot

Perhaps you’ve seen my video on the basics of incorporating flash into your surf photography, if not it’s a good primer for the following discussion on the remote flash shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kfwnNjxyHqA Just in case you haven’t read the Behind the Shot feature in issue 220 (November 2012) of Wavelength, the remote flash traditionally involves someone […]

How-To Flash Photography – Video

This is the first video for Learning Surf Photography, it goes through the basics of incorporating flash into your surf photography. Parts 2 and 3 are up now and go into detail on the two basic types of flash shot that I show in the video. https://learningsurfphotography.com/post/43341085101/how-to-flash-surf-photography-part-1-waterproof-your (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

How To – Produce a short video clip for the web

Even if you’ve never edited video before it’s pretty easy to get a simple surf video up online for everyone to see, it’s something anyone learning surf photography will eventually want to do so I’ll show you how. This is my latest video, I wanted to get it on line quickly so my friends who […]

The 270 Project – Scott Aichner to GoPro Hero 3

Fisheye photography has always interested me, I got a snap on wide angle adapter for my video camera as soon as I could, at the time I was influenced by skate videos like Misled Youth and the water footage in bodyboarding videos like No Friends, I like the distortion, the extreme close-up nature of the […]

Buying A Second Hand Water Housing

There’s some good information out there on which water housing to buy for surfing, I would particularly recommend Roger Sharps Blog post on the subject here: http://www.surfphoto.co/surfphoto/2011/09/surf-water-housing-buyers-guide.html But they tend to focus on what the options are for buying a new housing, which pretty much all cost over £1000, not that it’s easy to find […]