Category: Photo Gallery

Local Lens: Ashley Hernández

“Every path is the right path. Everything could’ve been anything else. And it would have just as much meaning.” Biography Name: Ashley Hernández Age: 23 Occupation: Freelance photographer & videographer Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela Current town: Aventura, Florida Interview Do you surf? Doing my best effort with Longboard, is so much fun! I gotta ask my friend Matthew what he thinks…

Local Lens: Marcelo Booshehri

Skip the Surfline check before you paddle out every now again! You’ll be glad you went anyway. Biography Name: Marcelo Booshehri Age: 21 Occupation: College Student | Dental Assistant Hometown: San Diego, California Current town: San Diego, California Interview Do you surf? Yessir! Favorite thing about shooting? If I had to narrow it down to one thing, it would have…

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Local Lens: Oscar Socarras

Practice makes perfect. Biography Name: Oscar Socarras Age: 36 Occupation: Air Traffic Communications Specialist Hometown: Miami, FL Current town: Miami, FL Interview Do you surf? If mind surfing counts – yes. Favorite thing about shooting? Everything from the forecast, planning a trip, the ride with friends, and the experiences obtained from exploring someplace new. How did you learn to shoot…

Local Lens: Sam Farkas

Practice makes perfect. Biography Name: Sam Farkas Age: 28 Occupation: Fine Art and Freelance Photographer and Professional Car/Boat Detailer Hometown: Jupiter, FL Current town: Jupiter, FL Interview Do you surf? For 20+ years now. Favorite thing about shooting? It makes me be present in the moment, and the never ending struggle to create the next best image is alluring. Least…

Local Lens: Renee Thomas

Love what is simple and beautiful. These are the essentials – Ralph Waldo Emerson Biography Name: Renee Thomas Age:  43 Occupation: Massage Therapist at The Standard Miami Artist Hometown: Westport, CT Current town:  South Beach, Miami, FL Interview Do you surf? Learning. Favorite thing about shooting? Everything!! Each day is so different. Adjusting to the light, weather, waves and surfers.…

Local Lens: Deborah Clark

Photograph hard, die free. Biography Name: Deborah Clark Age:  N/A Occupation: Professional student and teacher of theatre, English, creative writing, in high school and university—now permanently en vacances. Hometown: Hollywood, Florida Current town:  Hollywood, Florida Interview Do you surf? Trying. Favorite thing about shooting? Honoring the magic our local surf community creates. Least favorite thing about shooting? Paucity of good…

Local Lens: John Landers

Be kind, but be fierce. – Winston Churchill Biography Name: John Landers Age:  Fiftysomething. Occupation: Recovering fashion photographer. Hometown: Hollywood, Florida. Current town:  Hollywood, Florida. Interview Do you surf? I’m learning! Favorite thing about shooting? I love the positive energy. I also love working together with my wife (photographer Deborah Clark), being at the beach, and meeting awesome people. It’s…

Local Lens: Chris Nissen

Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is. Biography Name: Chris Nissen Age:  21 Occupation: Pizza delivery driver Hometown: Toms River, NJ Current town:  Toms River, NJ  Interview Do you surf? No Favorite thing about shooting? Watching a surfer getting tubed. Least favorite thing about shooting? When work gets in the way of me shooting Shooting…