You’ve probably heard of the boards Kelly Slater is currently riding or the use of CFD on Firewire boards. But tell me, do you actually know what it stands for? What is it going to change? And most importantly, do you know the man behind this surfboard revolution?
Alejo is the stranger that has decided to take the leap two years ago, quitting his job and his stable routine in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to go live fully. His travels not only became his learning experience, but he truly immersed himself into photography and finally found his true calling, a job that make his heart beat to the rhythm of the waves.
On her latest trip to Bali, the Amsterdam-based photographer, Maeve Stam, discovered the beauty inside out of Jette Edens and decided to capture her essence on films. It was raw, it was natural, it was unexpected—it was honest.
Antonio Lennert isn’t only a surfer and activist, he is also one of the kindest people we’ve ever met, willing to make so many sacrifices in order to see the sport of surfing grow in Ontario. Community-driven, Antonio founded Surf the Greats to spread the joy of cold water surfing with other fellows while protecting the beauty nature gifted us with.
At 25 years old, Rachel Frankenbach decided that it was time for her to pack her bags and leave Germany in search of new adventures. Leaving with her digital camera and an open mind, she moved to Australia and stopped along the way to places such Indonesia and India. Now only shooting with film cameras, Rachel mostly try to showcase moments at sea during stormy days as well as the people around her.
Fascinated by Buttery Studio's work and intrigued by the man behind the Australian-based design studio, we’ve decided to ask a few questions to Daniel Jeanes about his youth, his art as well as his future goals.
Focusing his work on ocean waves instead of capturing surfers or the wilderness of British Columbia, Shayne Stadnick’s work is showcasing the beauty of the west coast of Vancouver Island in a manner we aren’t used to see.
During a trip to Sri Lanka filled by simple yet amazing shots of the culture and their adventures, Morgan Woods and Christian Quinlan quickly became one of our favorite travel couples. Two beautiful minds that are worth listening to and discovering, right here with us.
Both a photographer and writer, Catherine's always been an inspiration for us, no matter if it was in French or in English.A passionate girl that proves that no matter where you’re from, the surfing lifestyle is never unattainable.
Jakob Gjerluff’s photos are, simply put, breath taking. Drawing on inspiration from both modern day photographic artists and the pioneering photographers of old; Jakob’s photos leave viewers in a sense of awe.
With interests spread from music to surfing and a photographic portfolio that would impress even the most veteran of professional photographers; it’s safe to say that Tyler Walker is paving his own way as a photographer and having the best time possible.
Living in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada, Maks Eidelson draws his inspiration from the ocean and moments on the road. Always working on a new artistic project or on his creative agency, Danke Club, Maks is always on the move and full of surprises.
It was only natural that Tim Kothlow would find his way into a career in photography. Working with members of the Women’s World Tour—Tim’s portfolio is filled with beautifully orchestrated photos both in and out of the water. I spent some time talking to him to see what the driving force is behind his desire for photography.
At only 15, you could find Jake in and out the sea, day and night. With the hope of getting a better understanding of who Jake Schrier is and what inspires him, we asked him a few questions concerning his work and life in California. A truly talented guy that we’re looking forward to following grow along the best.
This feeling he felt while being in Hawaii followed him back to Quebec and pushed him to quit his job, pack everything and start a new adventure on the West Coast of Canada. Since then, we can find Maxime Samson in Tofino during the summer/fall time and follow him in a new country every year for winter.
Hailing from an upbringing that most could not even imagine—one full of real and natural experiences—Maylies Lang has a unique eye for capturing the most honest moments. Through her education at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts, Maylies draws on her natural surroundings for inspiration for her work. With her natural surroundings being the beautiful British Columbia, it was always destined that her work would be something to admire.
When I first discovered Eden Pogonoski, an 18-year-old originally from Thirroul on the south coast of New South Wales, I was automatically drawn to his work. Was it unique? Oh yes, it was. But not only that—his images were a reflection of his passion and his hard work, showcasing his commitment to the ocean in a manner that bring you into the action with him.
We recently sat down with Will Anderson, the creator and visionary behind No Beach Plastic, a reusable water bottle brand.No Beach Plastic’s sole mission is to change the way we drink water and create sustainable alternatives to single use plastic in hopes of keeping plastic waste off our beaches and out of our oceans.
Our photographer of the week is no one else than Marcus Paladino, a Vancouver Island surf photographer that is now living in Tofino and shooting high performance surfing. Dig into his mind in this interview.
Q+A with Stefan, the man behind Aftanas Surfboards, a Tofino-based company that has been around since the start of the Canadian surf industry back in the ’90s. Creator of custom shapes and well-known for his performance shortboards, we could say that no one knows the waves and the conditions of Vancouver Island better than Stefan
SKYE Coffee co. brings back the industrial, yet simple aesthetic of back in the days with this beautiful coffee shop. Located in the heart of El Poblenou, Sky Coffee is found inside a 1972 truck in an open minimalist space. Read our interview with the founder, Skye Maunsell.
This interview is about Leïla Joy, a talented photographer from Sydney, Australia, with a passion for life and what shapes the world. Through her photos, she empowers women and showcases the harsh reality of third-world countries. Welcome in the mind of the most fascinating girl around.
Nouvelle Vague - Photographer of the Week - Jason Landis. "I really just want people to see my work and feel happy, remember that life doesn’t have to be so serious. Your life is what you make it and you can make it whatever you want."
It is surprising to know that Florian Gruet started shooting in the sea at the end of July last year without any true expectation except pushing his skills forwards. By quitting the job he was tired of, he decided to follow a long-time dream that sounded crazy to him—photography.
Say goodbye to mounds of printed tee’s, sticker studded cash registers and the “buy buy buy” vibe. Let me introduce you to Daydream Surf Shop, a new breed of surf culture’s inner circle and they are taking over.
From Snoop Dogg to skateboarding to vintage motorcycles, Lukas Maeder isn't your typical photographer, but we still went on unknown ground to talk with him about his creative path and state of mind. It's complex, it's honest, it's refreshing. It's Lukas.