July 31st, 2015

Mick Fanning This Sunday On 60 Minutes

Mick Fanning will be appearing on 60 Minutes

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July 31st, 2015

Aaron Chang VS. Quinn Matthews

“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!

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July 29th, 2015

Quiksilver Looking To Borrow More Money

“…its cash declined to $48 million in April from $177 million at the start of 2011.” – Bloomberg

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July 27th, 2015

“We Keep Your Negatives” – Walgreens

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

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July 25th, 2015

Can Kolohe Andino or Dane Reynolds Please Make The Final

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

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July 25th, 2015

John John Florence Surfs Mavericks At 15 Years Old

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

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Paddled in (Nothing is more frowned upon at Mavs when a surfer shows up who has never paddled in, but instead tows)

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All smiles

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A year earlier at a secret spot just north of Steamer Lane

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July 24th, 2015

Izzy Paskowitz Photos – Surfers Healing Malibu

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

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Izzy and his son Isaiah

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Nothing but love – Danny Fuller and Izzy

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Izzy surfing with a child with autism

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The Paskowitz family, Flea (bass player for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers) and Hans Hagen

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July 22nd, 2015

Derek Hynd Surfs JBay One Hour After Mick Fanning Shark Attack

“I waited an hour.” – Derek Hynd

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July 21st, 2015

Christian Fletcher Surf Photos

We have just uploaded more surfing photos of Christian Fletcher from the following surf spots – Photos by Jack English

Vans Duct Tape Invitational – HB

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Huntington Beach Pier

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Lowers – Says ‘Spankys’ on his hat, he was and still might be sponsored by this adult store

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El Morro

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San Diego County

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The Wedge, Newport Beach

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July 21st, 2015

Mick Fanning Talks To The Media In Sydney

Within minutes after arriving into Sydney Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson go straight into a press conference regarding the shark attack during their surfing final of the JBay Open from Jeffrey’s Bay South Africa.

“I don’t know if I punched it hard or if it was little baby punches.” – Mick Fanning

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Julian Wilson and Mick Fanning holding Red Bulls’

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BREAKING: Red Bull saved Mick Fanning from shark attack – Jorge Branco

Fair enough getting the #redbull logo on the boards behind them, but did they really need to be holding cans? – Mark Gottlieb

Bet Red Bull and Rip Curl are LOVIN’ that shark right now – Weeezza

Is there enough Red Bull at the Mick Fanning shark attack press conference? Maybe they need a lapel microphone so they can hold more cans – Samantha Maiden

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