In a blend of old and new, talented New York photographer Joni Sternbach captures contemporary portraits using a traditional process called tin-type using a wet collodion process. Her ongoing project, SurfLand, beautifully showcases surfers, beings who can flit between the worlds of land and sea. Truly one-of-a-kind tintypes, these iconic photographs are created via a unique blending of subject matter and photographic technique and are imbued with a feeling of ambiguity, timelessness and mystery… Continue reading
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Resurface combines design, surfing and innovation to create custom art on vintage surfboards. When you invest in a surfboard, Resurface will donate 20% towards a clean water well to an African community in need. You are also investing in a future of bringing new health and life to a community desperately in need. Through a partnership with World Vision, Resurface donates 20% from each surfboard sale to the construction of a 60 foot freshwater well in Africa…
What are you doing today? Check out the Skateboard/Surfboard exhibition and auction, Skate Surf Art at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, showcasing today, Friday, May 20th.
Kicking off this year’s Venice Art Walk weekend, Skate Surf Art will feature reused, recycled, and recreated, one-of-a-kind skate decks, and custom-shaped and “tattooed” surfboards. The skate decks and surf boards have been created by more than 30 national and local artists, including Tony Hawk, Graham Walzer, Gregory Siff, Lizzie Armanto, and Nathan Ota, and will be auctioned off at the event…
Every surfer will want this book included in their library of coffee table books. It is one of our favorites: Billabong’s Only a Surfer Knows the Feeling. Highlighting gorgeous photography, this book showcases the value and importance of surfing by showing an insider perspective at the surfers, the boards, the waves and the beaches, as well as the surf apparel and companies such as Billabong that have shaped and built the surf culture for generations. Only a Surfer Knows the Feeling captures the essence of the sport and inspires and looks at the influencing factors that have shaped the sport of surfing as we know it today. Published in 2003 and beautifully designed and illustrated throughout with fantastic action photography, this is a must-have book no surfer will want to be without.