Tag: inspiration

Stab Mag – Photo Lyfe – Quinn Matthews

There’s a new Photo Lyfe article on Stab Mag and it features young photographer Quinn Matthews. http://stabmag.com/photolyfe-quinn-matthews It’s worth a look for some inspiration, basically the photographers all answer the same questions with a photo, one of the images has featured on this site before, from way back in 2012 when it appeared in the […]

The Inertia Surf Portfolio Challenge 2013

I’ve not put up many posts about The Inertia, the last one was actually a best of round up from 2012, so this it’s almost a tradition to highlight their yearly highlights from the surf photography world. http://www.theinertia.com/surf/the-inertia-surf-portfolio-challenge-2013/ This time it’s in the form of a competition, you get to vote for the best photographer […]

Transworld Surf No Longer a Print Magazine

Fairly recently there was a bit of a merger in the print world which meant Surfer, Surfing and Transworld Surf were all owned my grind media, the news broke a couple of days ago that they would not be continuing to print Transworld surf, it will remain as a website. http://business.transworld.net/134084/features/grindmedia-to-stop-printing-transworld-surf/ It’s not that surprising […]

18 Seconds Magazine number 17: Nate Smith Feature

The latest issue of on line surf magazine 18 seconds is out, read it here: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a174b03c#/a174b03c/1 I’ve had a quick browse, my favourite bits include a snippet from page 35/36 featuring surf photographer Ed Sloane writing about shooting photo’s in the Australian state of Victoria, it sounds quite a lot like the UK for variety […]

Todd Glaser Interview

http://jamiesincrediblejournal.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/photography-interview-todd-glaser.html I just had a quick read of the Todd Glaser interview on Jamie Goodsell’s blog, I recommend having a look via the link above. Then have a look at Jamie Goodsell’s website, there are some great portraits on there, I’ll be having more of a look later on. The most interesting bit for me […]

Surfer Magazine – Danger Close – War/Surf Photographer Guillermo Cervera

www.surfermag.com/features/danger-close-2/ This article/interview featuring Guillermo Cervera is definitely worth a read, coincidentally I was chatting recently to a friend who often travels to extreme destinations (check out miserabletravels.tumblr.com). We chatted about surf photography and his techniques for getting photo’s in difficult situations, I’m not sure how well technique crosses over really but the attitude required […]

Paul Fenrich’s Nazare Post

paulfenrich: There have been a lot of photos floating about this week from the monster swell hitting Praia do Norte, Nazaré in Portugal. These two pics show something with interests me a lot… Background compression when shooting at a long focal length. Wide angle lenses increase distances from subject to background, telephotos compress, making shots like these dramatic and compelling. Pics […]

Surf Photography Inspiration – Top 5: Non Surf Related

Sometimes you don’t want to be bombarded by surf images, over the last few weeks I’ve been trying to expand my pool of inspirational and instructional resources to see what they can bring to my surf photography. Whatever you’re interested in this list should offer at least a few ideas to keep you improving. 1: […]

Best of the Best 2012

Here are a couple of time killing end of year features that you will find interesting if you’re learning surf photography like me, it’s always nice to get some inspiration for the new year, personally I’m going to try something a little bit new for tomorrows dawny session. Surfer Magazine’s best photo’s of 2012 There […]

Inspiration – Movement Magazine Issue 41

I just received the last ever issue of Movement magazine, it’s got a hard cover and has some great features. The one that will be most interesting to anyone learning surf photography will be the first part of the evolution of a revolution article. Movement Issue 41 from Movement Magazine on Vimeo. In it some […]

Surf Photography Inspiration – Top 5: Photo Websites

If you’re after some feedback on your own surf photo’s, or just some inspiration, these are my top 5 sites for trainee surf photographers. 1: Flickr I sense quite a lot of snobbery around peoples view of Flickr, it’s definitely got a lot of average photo’s on it, I pretty much use it as an […]

Book Review – Flying Through The Clouds: Surf Photography of Jim Russi

After posting about my top 5 inspirational books and magazines for anyone learning surf photography I did a bit of searching for other books that might be worth a read, Jim Russi’s Flying through the clouds seemed like a popular one so I treated myself to a copy. First off – it’s not got any […]

Surfer Magazine: Mangalore Lensman Feature

I happened to be checking out Taylor Steele’s new DVD double disc special featuring  Sipping Jetstreams and Castles in the Sky today at work, I’ve seen Castles in the sky and was pretty impressed with the India section, this article on Surfer Magazine’s web site has some more background to the spots they surf and […]

Surf Photography Inspiration – Top 5: Books & Magazines

I started surfing before the internet, it was rubbish, it’s better now, but I did get used to magazines, books and videos being the only form of surf media I could consume. One night George Greenough’s Crystal Voyager was on Channel 4 and my friends dad taped it, we watched it about 20 times, The […]

Surfer Magazine’s Behind the Lens

I do like a good photo feature that is told form the photographers perspective, this series on the Surfer Magazine website features their staff photographers describing their experiences on photo trips. The first features Todd Glaser talking about Mexico: http://www.surfermag.com/features/behind-the-lens/ I was a little disappointed that it wasn’t a bit more technical, I understand that […]

Surf Photography Inspiration – Top 5: Instagram

Think back to the first surf photo that you stared at and thought, I want to take a photo like that. That’s what myInspiring Top 5’s posts are about, finding the photographs that make you want to get out there and create your own. I will add some more top 5 lists in different categories, […]