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Fly Fishing at Mammoth Lakes | G-Project Gear

Fly Fishing at Mammoth Lakes | G-Project Gear

This was one of the most rewarding jobs I ever worked on. Below are a few of my favorite selections and behind the scenes photos at Mammoth Lakes, CA for a lifestyle series with adventurers and woodworkers Michael and Jacob Forrer of Repurposed Grain. The project was created to accompany new product launches for G-Project Continue Reading

Lifestyle Photo Series For G-Project Gear

Lifestyle Photo Series For G-Project Gear

G-Project Gear recently released a new skateboarding photo series I shot for them this past spring. The announcement included product giveaways on social media to help promote the surfing and skateboarding photo essays I shot for G-Project. For subjects I chose some inspiring friends, and made use of a few incredible locations in Northern California Continue Reading

Surfing Waddell Creek, CA

Surfing Waddell Creek, CA

Justin. Surfing at Waddell Creek | G Project Gear My friend Justin makes his way down the cliff to the surf at Waddell Creek, CA just north of Santa Cruz. This was shot for G-Project Gear as part of an on-going photography assignment that includes my California lifestyle work. G-Project Gear makes a variety of Continue Reading

Art Show: California Monotypes + Photography

Art Show: California Monotypes + Photography

My wife Jamie and I have an art show together at The Little House Gallery, a Bay Area Community Center located in Menlo Park, CA. The work will be up through July 9th so please visit if you are in the area. We will not be having an opening reception since this is a community Continue Reading

Steamer Lane • Santa Cruz, CA

Steamer Lane • Santa Cruz, CA

click to enlarge A 6sec exposure of an 8ft+ wave crashing on surfers. Steamer Lane. Santa Cruz, CA One of the best things about the San Francisco Bay Area is being close to 36° 57′ 18″ N x 122° 1′ 28″ W (Latitude: 36.95521, Longitude: -122.02458). There are many spots to visit in Northern California Continue Reading

Cold Water Souls (4 of 4): Zach Wormhoudt

Cold Water Souls (4 of 4): Zach Wormhoudt

A portrait series of surfers from Santa Cruz, CA photographed for the book titled Cold Water Souls by author Chris Nelson. Outtakes, selections, and archives on Northern California surfing below. click to enlarge      Zach Wormhoudt represents Santa Cruz well. His father Ken Wormhoudt, built the legendary Derby skatepark in 1976 that has been Continue Reading

Cold Water Souls (3 of 4): Richard Schmidt

Cold Water Souls (3 of 4): Richard Schmidt

A portrait series of surfers from Santa Cruz, CA photographed for the book titled Cold Water Souls by author Chris Nelson. Outtakes, selections, and archives on Northern California surfing below. click to enlarge California surfer Richard Schmidt Richard Schmidt has been a dedicated big wave surfer, competitor, professional, and surf instructor for decades. Though most Continue Reading

Cold Water Souls (1 of 4)

Cold Water Souls (1 of 4)

I was commissioned by a publisher in the UK to shoot a few portraits of surfers from Santa Cruz, CA for a book titled Cold Water Souls. The publisher also ran a few images from my archive of surfing spots in Northern California including Capitola, Santa Cruz, and the biggest monster of them all – Continue Reading

Our Only Summer Swell (5 of 5)

Our Only Summer Swell (5 of 5)

Each day this week I have been posting images from the only summer swell that hit Northern California. This is the final post out of 5 total. It brings me great sadness to let you know that I didn’t get to surf during this swell. That’s right man. Our Only Summer Swell came and went Continue Reading