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Surfing Photos from the Vans US Open of Surfing 2017

Surfers from around the world met up at Surf City USA for the Vans US Open of Surfing. This surf/BMX/skateboarding event was sanctioned by the World Surf League, as a qualifier for surfers to get on the Championship Tour circuit. There was an unusually big swell, with perfect conditions for most of the event. Sage […]

Hurley Pro 2017 surfing photos at Trestles shot with Sony a9 camera

The worlds best pro surfers met up at Lower Trestles for another WSL surf contest, and it proved to be a historic event, in part because Trestles is not on the WSL circuit for 2018. Of course no one knew that at the time; the news was all about the John John Florence title hunt, […]

Sony a9 action sequences, surfing at the Hurley Pro 2017, Tamron 150-600

These surf photos are 10fps short sequences, shot with a Sony α9(ILCE-9), LAEA3 adapter, and a first-gen Tamron 150-600 lens. The camera settings were 1/2500th, baseiso-iso250, 600mm focal length, aperture wide open, choose “PDAF” in the camera settings. The WSL surf contest location was Trestles CA, for the Hurley Pro 2017. These are some of […]

Hurley Pro Surf Contest photos Sony a7R & Tamron 150-600mm lens 2016

Jordy Smith took home $100k for his Hurley Pro Surf contest win, and he deserved every bit of it. Flowmaster Joel Parkinson placed second, followed by Filipe Toledo and Tanner Gudauskas, both of whom were on fire throughout the contest. Top seeds fell like rain, with Brett Simpson and Kolohe Andino doing a lot of […]