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.
I come to the realization that surfing is not a hobby to me, but a necessity. My connection to surfing has become a spiritual one, and one that I’m unable to turn my back on, regardless of the situation.
Summer in the south-west of France offers surfing days that mark your mind for a year. This day was one of them.
Walking in the snow in the strong wind helps me feel that same sensation I get when I’m in the water—just facing the elements with my camera. This is what Textures of the Earth is: the discovery of a different therapy that Earth provides us with.
Surfing the Great Lakes has always been something that fascinated us and meeting Antonio, the Founder of Surf the Greats, was the perfect excuse for us to finally discover this unique surf community.
Kirra on the Gold Coast seemed fun a few weeks ago so Brenton de Rooy decided to go shoot some of his friends during the sunset. After playing with the photos for a while, he discovered a second variation to his double exposure images.
A road trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina a few weeks ago gave us a new perspective of what adversity is while giving us the chance to surf.
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.
The ocean doesn’t only bring us happiness, but it also allows us to get different perspectives of natural elements, such as the waves and the sand. In this photo essay, we explore the different textures that exist.
Need help finding good surf spots in the Philippines? It’s easy—go to Siargao Island and follow our small guide to help you find the best surf spots (don’t expect the secret ones though) and the best places for food.
Quebec has been having an amazing winter season and it was a matter of time until we found ourselves in the mountains with Les Chèvres de Montagne, a group of strong women practicing splitboarding.
It’s the story of a photographer seeking something unique at dawn. Setting aside any excuses. Warm coffee. Frozen hands. Cold sunrise. Thinking it's going to be worth it, because it always does.
The water hits you and you suddenly remember that you are not in Tahiti, but in the Mediterranean Sea. The feeling stays the same though, and this surf session was the best in a while. Surf photographer Florian Gruet talks about his latest underwater photos in Clear Water.
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 —Winter is a season of freezing temperature and thick wetsuits, but oh, waves are magnificent. Time to discover why winter is such a holy moment in our lives through Hugo Filipe Silva’s photos.
Surf Photographer Bryanna Bradley shares the importance of having a surf tribe and why it matters to her, especially now being surrounded by the female surf culture on the West Coast of Canada.
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."
I truly believe everyone could benefit from taking a break of the fast-moving life to come to a place so loved by nature regardless of the temperature.
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.
Every day when I went home, my feet and body were cut up from the reef— and I was tired and frustrated. But I remembered what it was like for me when I first started to ski. You fall, you get back up, and you try again until it works.
We enjoyed two hours of surf until the wind suddenly flattened the waves and gave us the sign that it was time to come out. We are in Italy, the sun is shining up our heads & the day is still waiting for us.
It is hard to describe it, but when surfing at sunrise with just your brother to fight for waves, you get this tranquil feeling.
Go out on adventures and experience the cold, because not everyone has access to four seasons like we do. It's not too late to learn how to enjoy the winter time, so seize the opportunity. Go out and have fun.
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.
When the ocean don't rest and parties either, you only have one thing to do - keep going. Surf longer. Party harder. And, enjoy every minute of it. Get lost in this collection of photos from Nicaragua - this was more than just a dream.
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 packed up our car and headed east, leaving behind the warmth and comfort of our home in Southern California.
Because sometimes, we don't need to use any words to share our feelings. That's what's happening to Perspective 006.