View From A Blue Moon by John Florence and Blake Vincent Keuny in association with Brain Farm
Mick Fanning on 60 Minutes – was paid $75,000 for his exclusive story which he then donated to Mathew Lee who was attacked by a shark in Ballina, Australia
“You know their out there, your going into their domain.” – Mick
Robbie Maddison – Pipe Dream
A Defyconvention Video
Directed by Deven Stephens
Executive Producer Jeff Taylor
Edited by Martin Fobes
Producer EJ Binns
Water and Safety Producer by Raimana Van Bastolaer
“Legendary photographer Aaron Chang might appreciate Quinn’s work if he could only remember who the hell Quinn is! Apparently at the Follow the Light award’s ceremony last night Aaron stepped to the stage as the head judges and talked about the finalists but when he came to Quinn hemmed and hawed before squirting, “Don’t know who Quinn Matthews is…” – BeachGrit
Don’t worry about it Quinn nobody under 40 knows who Aaron Chang is nor does anyone know that he went bankrupt years ago – the egotistical photographer loves to talk about himself but never seems to share any truth!
“…its cash declined to $48 million in April from $177 million at the start of 2011.” – Bloomberg
By Jack English (film photographer)
I was at my bank the other day and there is a Walgreens next door. So being curious on how much they charge for film processing I went inside and spoke to the lady standing in the photo processing section. The lady had told me it’s around $13 a roll and what I get back are the prints and a cd. I then asked what about the negatives she replied “we keep the negatives”. I thought she was joking, but she wasn’t. I asked if she had anything in writing that also said this – she didn’t.
So later that day I emailed my story to Petapixel (they have a section on there website where you can send any tips or story ideas). Petapixel is a photo website I go to everyday that posts camera news and photo information on everything regarding photography and video.
All I asked in return was that if they did do something on this to please give me a link back to my site (jackenglish.com). Their reply “it looks like you’re right. we’ll probably share this with our readers today. thanks!”
Story can be read at Film Processing Services No Longer Return Your Film
Vans has just released the heats for this years 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing and theirs only two surfers worth mentioning – Kolohe Andino and Dane Reynolds. No Kelly Slater, Taj Burrow, Mick Fanning, Julian Wilson! This could be the most boring US Open in the history of the sport. We just pray to god that Kolohe and Dane at minimum make some heats!
Both surfers will be surfing on Tuesday at around noon time
A toss up between Anthony Tashnick and John John Florence (the youngest surfers to surf Mavs) both around 15 years old surfing Mavericks for their first time
John saying his prayers
Paddled in (Nothing is more frowned upon at Mavs when a surfer shows up who has never paddled in, but instead tows)
A year earlier at a secret spot just north of Steamer Lane
We have just uploaded photos of Izzy Paskowitz from his surf camp Surfers Healing in Malibu
Israel and Danielle Paskowitz founded Surfers Healing because of their son, Isaiah. Isaiah has autism, and when he struggled with meltdowns and sensory overload, riding the waves with his father calmed him like nothing else.
Izzy and Danielle Paskowitz
Izzy and his son Isaiah
Nothing but love – Danny Fuller and Izzy
The Paskowitz family, Flea (bass player for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers) and Hans Hagen