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Local Lens: Jason Obenauer

“Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone.” Biography Name: Jason Obenauer Age: 47 Occupation: Photographer Hometown: New Smyrna Beach, Florida Current town: New Smyrna Beach, Florida Interview Do you surf? Yes Favorite thing about shooting? Getting the same stoke as being out there on the wave How did you learn to shoot surf photography? After a neck…

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: 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…

Local Lens: James Knill

Work hard, play hard and be kind to others. Biography Name: James Knill Age:  40 Occupation: Fine Artist Hometown: Palm Beach County, FL Current town:  Boynton Beach, FL Interview Do you surf? Yes Favorite thing about shooting? Firing the shutter. Least favorite thing about shooting? Mosquitoes at sunset. Shooting set-up? Nikon D3300, Nikkor lenses 15-55mm and 55-200mm and a circular…