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.
During our latest trip to Spain, we had the chance to meet up with big-wave surfer Tony Butt about his neck injury, his passion for big-waves surfing and environmental issue.
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.
For so long, I shot something I didn’t love to the point that I almost walked away from photography completely. Now, I combined two of my passions and I am the happiest.
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.
Sasha Golyanova is a Russian surf photographer living in Bali. She's fascinating us by her artistic approach to the surfing world while bringing a feminine essence we aren't used to. She's our photographer of the week for a reason - she's worth discovering!
We stopped by Anian, a Canadian rustic surf-inspired clothing company, to talk with the current brain and brawn behind the brand, Paul Long. We should have expected it - it all started because of the waves.
Adam Raymaker's photos are a reminder of the beauty around us and push the boundary of creativity. Being our photographer of the week, we get a sense of his inspirations and his love for the great outdoors.
Todd Easterbrook may be the reason you will put your surfboard aside and start shredding the mountains. Discover this snowboard photographer, based in Whistler, through this interview.
Italy isn't on the map for surfers or shapers, but Sequoia Surfboards stood out from the crowd by combining technology and innovation together. Discover the mind of Marcello Zani, founder of Sequoia.
I try to capture the silence of the moment. Everyone is seeing something different in my pictures and that’s fine. It’s all up to the viewer.
Here, you have to go for a real adventure, look at the maps and chase the waves in crazy conditions. I am doing it with guys that have been surfing for a long time, so I am putting myself in more advanced situation.
My goal was to go to the first beach town and surf, but when I heard about the earthquake, I learned that the whole coast was completely destroyed. That’s crazy you know, I could have been there.
When I went to Bali, I wanted to focus myself more on my surfing skills than photography to enhance my skills, but I realized that I enjoy it, but I am not 100% into it. I rather take photos!
Truth be told, the literary industry is a tough one to crack. I think every writer imagines they'll write the next Harry Potter and live happily ever after but the sad reality is that the average Australian author makes around $12,500 a year.
Pro-surfer in Russia and CEO of Surf Holidays, Sergey is used to push himself out of his comfort zone to bring back the true essence of surfing - the fear of jumping out, but the joy of doing it.
I hate, hate, hate, hate, hate writing for print. You spend a few weeks on a story, if it’s relatively minor, months if it’s serious. You hand it over to a designer who sits on it until a day before deadline.
Great food, fun waves, cold beers and nice people!! Well, it can get pretty damn hot in the summer time… but a good fan will do the job just fine!
Growing up was kind of shitty. We were poor, but we were still happy, especially when I had the chance to borrow a surfboard from a friend or a random tourist.