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.
The fog, the rain and the rich greens embrace us with a unique ambiance, one unique to most surf destinations. With a background in photography, I almost immediately felt as though I didn’t have an option: I needed to put on some fins, swim out with my friends, and bring the same exposure the male surfers were getting to the unique female surf community of Tofino.
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.
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.
We’re all using the golden hour as our secret weapon, either for catching waves by ourselves or capturing the perfect light with our camera. We know how powerful it is to be in the ocean when the sun is slowly rising or setting in the sky.
Every Wednesday, read our Wandering Diary to fall in love with new places you probably forgot about. The photos, curated via our hashtag #WanderingDiary, may make you want to leave for a tropical destination or may motivate you to pack your bag and head to the mountains.
Michael Beck noticed how often he was photographing women; beautiful, strong, and intelligent women and thus Unstuck Woman was born. This project is simply about photographing women who are empowered, who are nurturing and loving but also hardworking and passionate.
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.
Jeremie and I head down to La Vague à Guy for a nice morning session before starting a busy work day. For a very long time, I’ve wanted to create a special black and white series of river surfing and with the pretty overcast weather, it was the perfect opportunity to make my vision become reality.
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.
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.
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.