Severson Surf

Eighty year old John Severson, one of the founding fathers of modern surf culture, has a book out unimaginatively but appropriately called ‘John Severson’s Surf’. This is a man that introduced surf culture to none other than the surfin’ safari Beach Boys( who he accuses of appropriating surf culture) That’s how deep into the culture …

Surf’s Up

Ed Freeman’s black and white images of surfers on the north coast of Oahu are unapologetically digitally enhanced, for his aim is not to reproduce the way surfing looks in real life but instead to show how it feels. From the look of these images I think he succeeded.

Wipeout Wonders

I love surfing photography and I love underwater photography. So when I saw Lucia Griggi’s underwater shots of surfers I was in seventh heaven. A passionate surfer as well as photographer she has a great connection with her subjects and with the sea, giving you the sense of both the surfers grace and the awesome …