The ART of Longboard

I had the pleasure of going to my favorite beach in Southern California and I’m purposely not telling you the location (lack of a crowd is one of reasons I love this place). It is predominantly a longboard spot and is home to some of the most stylish surfers in the area. Its contrast of a visually stunning backdrop and long pealing waves make this place a diamond in the rough in over crowd ego driven So Cal.

Inspired by the location I decided to get artsy with the shoot and “document” surfing in it’s purest form, Not only concentrating on the “sport” aspect of surfing photography.

Not easy to only find one guy in a line up in So Cal

I loved the focus on this image

The following pictures are examples of longboarding done right

This guy was the only short boarder in the line up but what he lacked in fiberglass he made up in style

7 responses

  1. Charles Pacqué


    March 24, 2012 at 2:16 am

  2. Gotta love these photos! Especially the one with interesting focus, but also others! Looks like a great day, and a great way the spend time – both surfing and photographing. Keep up the good work!

    March 24, 2012 at 5:13 am

    • Mahalo, I was trying a few techniques out for the first time so I’m stoked they worked out

      March 24, 2012 at 7:21 am

  3. cafesatsunset

    So just where is this place….south of santa barbara? North of Huntington? Can we we get any clues? 😉 It looks like a great spot!

    March 24, 2012 at 10:15 am

    • Nope, the only reason these guys let me shoot there was because I promise not to tell

      March 24, 2012 at 12:37 pm

  4. My fave place in the world…..Had my best wave there EVER! Happiness is that first photo…..Look forward to seeing…..MORE!

    March 24, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    • It is a magical spot! and thanks for not telling the location 🙂

      March 24, 2012 at 4:17 pm

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