We see surf photos everywhere, the Internet, magazines and advertisements. Some shots make us look twice with amazement, other shots get us hyped to go surfing and some again we just glance straight over. What makes a good surf photo, a photo that captures the eye, makes you stop in your tracks? We’ve caught up with our friend and professional surf photographer Tim Borrow and got his top five tips for taking a good surf photo.
Before you hit the water there is some basic equipment that you are going to need to familiarise yourself with. But don’t worry Joe here has got everything you will need and even told us a little bit about each item.
Waves are formed due to low-pressure weather systems far out in the middle of the ocean. Much like dropping an object into a pool of water, waves spread out in a ripple-like motion and can travel for hundreds and thousands of miles before hitting land or shallow water.
Surfing is enriched with a chequered, exciting and rebellious history. It’s perceived by some as the sport of kings whereas others view it as the pastime of drop outs and beach bums. In our ‘Tips & Advise- Series, we trace the steps of surfing from ancient Polynesia to today.