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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

Cycling Running & Fitness For Magellan GPS

Cycling Running & Fitness For Magellan GPS

Athletes in these photos include Eric Clarkson, Tommy Zaferes, Josh Bjornstad, & Elle Washburn. Photographed for a Magellan GPS product launch at trail running and cycling locations near Santa Cruz, CA. Tearsheets are included from advertising spots in Triathlete Magazine. Production and art direction by Judi Oyama of Maximum Impact Design. click to enlarge tearsheet Continue Reading

Board Rescue: Legends, Skaters, Artists, and Groms

Board Rescue: Legends, Skaters, Artists, and Groms

    Board Rescue is a non-profit corporation. They partner with companies within the skateboard industry to supply decks, trucks, wheels and safety equipment to organizations that work with children while targeting low-income and at risk youth. A fund raiser art show to benefit Board Rescue was held at The Santa Cruz Boardroom Skate Shop 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

Our Only Summer Swell (4 of 5)

Our Only Summer Swell (4 of 5)

Each day this week I will be posting images from the only summer swell that hit Northern California. This is the 4th post out of 5 scheduled. One of the more unique elements about skateboarding and surfing compared to any other sport is that you can be standing on the deck or sitting in the Continue Reading

Our Only Summer Swell (3 of 5)

Our Only Summer Swell (3 of 5)

Each day this week I will be posting images from the only summer swell that hit Northern California. This is the third post out of 5 scheduled. This entire group of images is from Steamer’s Lane in Santa Cruz, CA. This wave is a legendary point break gem that rises with a decent southern swell Continue Reading