Author Archive for: Quien Graves

World’s Best Surf Spots for Taking Surfing Photos

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Jun 14, 2013
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World’s Best Surf Spots for Taking Surfing Photos

Living near one of the best surf spots or at the beach whether you are a surfer, photographer, or both offers endless opportunities if you enjoy both activities. If aspire to shoot great surfing photos and capture the moments of the most real energy you can imagine—you need to know where to find the best surf photography opportunities. Capturing the sparkling waters, with the misty sprays flying off the top of the board as a surfer does a cutback over the wave's...

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The World’s Top Longboard Surfers 2012 – 2013

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Jun 14, 2013
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The World’s Top Longboard Surfers 2012 – 2013

According to the Association of Surfing Pros (ASP), an organization for professional surfers that tracks points from various contests throughout the year of its members, we have provided a list of the world's top longboard surfers. (wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Surfing_Professionals)

To round out the list we have provided their year of birth (Y...

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Surfing Videos Review – Female Pro Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons at US Open Huntington Beach

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Jun 14, 2013
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Surfing Videos Review – Female Pro Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons at US Open Huntington Beach

Surfing has tended to be a male dominate sport, but women have always had an interest and many have shown some incredible talent as more females are becoming keen to the sport.  There are several surfing videos gradually making it to the various media websites and social networks that are showing the capabilities of extreme female surfing talent.  In this particular S...

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Tips and Tricks of Skimboarding

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Jun 11, 2013
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Tips and Tricks of Skimboarding

Here are some top tips and tricks straight from the skimboarding experts. Learn how to deal with the wind, best way to get on your skimboard, what to do to get into the waves, the right kind of wax to use, and some good skimboarding techniques.

Overcoming a windy day - If it is a windy day and this is causing the board to blow away just as it is being dropped, then try kicking sand onto the underside of the wet board. Th...

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How to Repair Surfboard Dings

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Jun 11, 2013
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How to Repair Surfboard Dings

It's a fact of surfing life that all boards will get dings that will need repairing. When a surfboard gets a ding, it needs to be repaired quickly because water soaking into the core will ruin it. If the ding is small, then the board may only need a cosmetic or minor repair, however, a board with a lot of damage may be unusable or require major repair by an expert.

DIY Ding Repairs

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Surfing at Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Offers Surf Photography Opportunities and Adventure

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Jun 11, 2013
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Surfing at Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Offers Surf Photography Opportunities and Adventure

Costa Rice is one of the world’s many miracles. It has numerous options for recreation offering to its inhabitants and tourists an array of beautiful beaches, nature, and an exciting nightlife. Whether you are a surfer looking for the next wave to ride or a photographer looking to shoot stunning in-depth surf photography, Costa Rica is a gem among its kind. If you wish to take a day tour adventure there are jungle and eco tours to keep you busy offering more pho...

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How to Capture Great Surfing Photos

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Jun 7, 2013
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How to Capture Great Surfing Photos

The essence of a photo can capture emotion, energy, memories of all different kinds, and holds monumental meaning from one person to another. The meaning behind it varies, but it is the concept that we can capture such meaningful moments in the still of a frame, and the fact that everyone has a different perspective to what makes them special. Take it a step further and add a hobby to it. The substance of a great surfing photo captures scenery and emotion, the oce...

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California Longboard Surfers Favorite Surf Spots – San Onofre, Huntington Beach, and Trestles

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Jun 7, 2013
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California Longboard Surfers Favorite Surf Spots – San Onofre, Huntington Beach, and Trestles

San Onofre

  • Surfers have been heading to San Onofre State Beach in San Diego County, Southern California since the 1930s and it is a well-known and popular spot for longboards.
  • In the past, surfers who visited San Onofre had previously spent time in Hawaii. These surfers brought some of the things they'd seen in Hawaii to San Onofre, including the ukulele, thatched huts and tandem surfing--all of thes...

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Surf Videos – Review Fernando de Noronha in Brazil Surfing Tubes

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Jun 7, 2013
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Surf Videos – Review Fernando de Noronha in Brazil Surfing Tubes

Catching the competition of a surf meet is the ultimate compilation in surf video production.  It’s a gathering of top-tier talented surfers following their passion and being put into a surfing video for the sake of fans worldwide.  Surfing is more than a sport to the people who pursue it; it becomes a life style with pitfalls and various steps that lead to the achievement of glory.

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Skimboarding – Best Skimboards

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Jun 4, 2013
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Skimboarding – Best Skimboards

For those times when there is no surf, skimboarding can be a fun alternative to surfing. Skimboards are designed for use starting on the sandy beach over shallow water. They can also be used on incoming breaking waves to perform clever tricks.

Skimboards can be constructed from a variety of materials. Beginner skimboards are usually made from wood while more advanced boards are constructed from a lightweight polystyrene core un...

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