Category Archives: Photography

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BAJA WITH OTTO FLORES

Photos and words By: Mike Townsend When Otto and I met in Southern California in the late ’90s, life was fast and inebriated. We later reconnected when I lived in New York–okay, still somewhat inebriated. But Otto’s world had been … Continue reading

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IN BLOOM, WOMENS FASHION – FROM ISSUE #001

PHOTOGRAPHY BY TOMAS HEIN Styling Marianthi Chatzikidi / Model Marcele Dal Cortivo / Hair Mark Francome Painter / Makeup Maria Gomez / Photo Assistant Giorgio Lattanzi   Dress and Trousers by Matar   Dress by Eudon Choi   Top by … Continue reading

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A NEW TAKE ON FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY WITH THE LADIES BEHIND EDTN-NY

By: Victoria Clark Those who know me know that I do love me some Instagram. However, 90% of the time I am not even looking at my own feed, but rather perusing for any cool new brands, artists, and creative … Continue reading

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SURF AND SKATE ON PADDLE 8

The best and most beautiful thing about art is that it can bring beauty to some of the most common and overlooked places, spaces, people, and things. Unfortunately, the most coveted pieces are usually extremely hard to come by, especially … Continue reading

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MODEL LUMA GROTHE SAILING IN MEXICO

The amazingly beautiful Luma Grothe sets sail in Mexico with Harper’s Bazaar Mexico for their cover shoot, making for one unforgettable captain.   THANK YOU DANNY CARDOZO & HARPER’S BAZAAR MEXICO  

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THE ENEMY OF THE “BEST” IS OFTEN THE “GOOD”

  “You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the … Continue reading

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SURF COLLECTIVE MAGAZINE ISSUE 001 / NEW BEGINNINGS

  LETTER FROM THE EDITOR When we started pulling together ideas for how we wanted our first printed experience of Surf Collective to feel we quickly realized that what was taking shape was  a much needed step forward from where … Continue reading

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FROM THE BEGINNING WITH ERICA CANDICE

Director: Will Warasila Edited by: AJ Addario Creative Director: Joseph Licata Model: Erica Candice of Ford Models Music: Mystery Lights – To Tough to Bare Special thanks to: 3×1 & Calvin Klein  

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ICELAND ADVENTURE: SURFING, GEOTHERMAL BATHS AND NORTHERN LIGHTS

As part of our 10 Unforgettable Place To Travel To In 2015, our contributors are helping us check some of those destinations off our list by bringing you epic images from each destination. In our latest installment, Chris Mosier travels … Continue reading

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JEAN-PHILIPPE PITER’S PURE

Jean-Philippe Piter was born in Dakar in 1968. At the age of 16 Jean-Philippe left Sénégal and moved to France to study photography. After completing his studies Jean-Philippe served as an assistant to some of the biggest names in the … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: KRISTIN BARONE, CREATIVE CONSULTANT, SHARES A FEW THINGS THAT MAKES HER STYLE HER OWN

Kristin Barone, the former International Fashion Director at WWD, now creative consultant and humanitarian, supporting the efforts of Red Earth Trading Company and Know Think Act. Here Kristin shares what makes her style her own. KRISTIN BARONE | STYLE-LIST What is … Continue reading

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A NIGHT WITH ANASTASIA ASHLEY

By: Joseph Licata Anastasia and I have been trying to pull together a shoot for some time, nearly three years to be precise. So when this longtime supporter of Surf Collective and kick ass little shredder was in NYC a … Continue reading

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10 UNFORGETTABLE PLACES TO TRAVEL TO IN 2015

By: Joseph Licata As the world gets smaller (thank you internet) it seems our travel bucket-list continues to get bigger. And with the consistent stream of travel porn on Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram, each week a new destination get’s added to that … Continue reading

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THE PUFFER COAT WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE

By: Joseph Licata The puffer coat, a staple of those of any good sense in a cold climate, has made a bit of a transition this year from functional fashion to well, fashionable fashion. These down filled friends have not … Continue reading

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GOOD GAUZE, THE PERFECT WAY TO SPEND A GETAWAY

By: Joseph Licata If you’re preparing for an upcoming holiday away and need a little inspiration, then you’re in luck. Brydie Mack, with her latest editorial, shows us the way for that perfect getaway. Now this isn’t as practical if … Continue reading

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NEW JERSEY WINTER SWELL BRINGS SOME EARLY HOLIDAY GIFTS

By: Will Warasila New Jersey serves up some pretty great waves if you know where to look. And with this past week’s winter swell we knew one guy that would have a line on a few fun spots—Stefan Gamon. So we … Continue reading

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DEREK HYND AND THE F-F-F-F-FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

By Jamie Brisick About three years ago a video was posted on YouTube that not only captivated the surf world, but got it scratching its collective chin with what ifs? In it, Australian Derek Hynd takes off on a series … Continue reading

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NAT LANYON’S QUEENSLAND – (NSFW)

Surf Collective: What inspires you? Nat Lanyon: Music, life in general. Being fit & healthy I always feel more inspired, don’t get me wrong I’m still hungover alot, but you gotta push through it, because I’m not productive when I’m hung haha. Im always … Continue reading

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ATLAS: I WILL REARRANGE THE STARS, PULL ‘EM DOWN TO WHERE YOU ARE…

May these words be the first To find your ears. The world is brighter than the sun Now that you’re here. Though your eyes will need some time to adjust To the overwhelming light surrounding us, I’ll give you everything … Continue reading

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DAILY INSPIRATION: HANALEI REPONTY by KANE SKENNARD

    Photos by Kane Skennar Styling by Mark Vassallo Model, Hanalei at IMG Surfboard by Matty Yeates Photographed at The Pass, Byron Bay Australia THANKS KANE

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DANIEL FULLER // MEDITATION ON BLUE

Inspired by the tradition of theatrical pictorial innovation present in the landscape and seascape photography of Ansel Adams, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Andreas Gursky – Fuller has positioned his photographic practice against the notion of the decisive moment and instead creates … Continue reading

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DAILY INSPIRATION: GROVE IS IN THE HEART / EMMA TEMPEST & MAGDALENA FRACKOWIAK FOR MIXT(E)

MIXT(E Magazine – Styling: Dimphy Den Otter, Model: Magdalena Frackowiak, Photography: Emma Tempest