New Kids On The Block

Surf schools, academies and pts, even physiotherapists spoil this kids nowadays. The change of the guard for better or for worse will happen one day. Here are some pics of the kids from my town. Internet and gaming are big distractions for this brats, but the outdoor should be a way to balance that. Ricardo … Continue reading New Kids On The Block


Moody Waters

I can be moody. Maybe that´s the ocean. If you go with the flow it means you have to go fast then slow, then stop, repeat and viceversa. Stability is a bad sign, I heard when your heart is beating to the same pace all day your are in trouble. Mine isn´t. I also heard … Continue reading Moody Waters

There´s A Big Dilema About The Big Storm Emma

Emma was mixing pleasure with pain yesterday. The surfers were happy, at least the ones who don´t have beach businesses... Waves everywhere, including inside Portimão harbour. Portuguese Kai Lenny Arnaud Dussen was on it as well as Portimão Surf Club actual president Francisco Canelas. The policia maritima kicked the boys out of the water, but … Continue reading There´s A Big Dilema About The Big Storm Emma


Dont´Foil Yourself

Let me introduce you Arnaud Dussen. I know this kid since the early 90´s. His family own a windsurfing school on the other side of the river from where I live in the Algarve, Portugal. I would ride my bike to surf Ferragudo and sometimes I would see him sailing his skate or doing something … Continue reading Dont´Foil Yourself


A Ride To Nazaré

Catched a bus to Lisbon at 1am, then a ride to Nazaré from good friend Hélio Valentim. Didn´t sleep at all, but did not care, the forescast looked amazing. Alex Botelho had just told me that Hugo Vau caught the biggest wave ever at Praia do Norte and this next day looked promising. Ross Clarke … Continue reading A Ride To Nazaré


Portuguese Man O’ War

Las weekend we had the honor to see Frederico Morais aka Kikas surf in our beautiful Algarve. The level he was displaying was phenomenal. Unfortunatly the waves did not cooperate. Swell, winds and sandbanks combination here make this place a very fickle one. Friend Gastao Entrudo was on the water shooting video. This guy can … Continue reading Portuguese Man O’ War



I have having fun with Sleeklens actions for Photoshop recently. I mainly work with curves and lab color, but sometimes it´s a pain to set up dozen of layers, etc. This little set of actions let´s me do most of the work with one or two clicks. There are base actions, tone, enhance and all … Continue reading Sleeklens