In a way I am glad I broke this electronic beast. It has forced me to challenge my brain with this pastel thing I am doing. Maybe you don´t know, but I painted before I got into photography, mostly abstract and collage stuff. It´s amazing when you combine diferent skills. Having a blast. Even wrote … Continue reading Broken Camera
Managed to destroy my beloved Nikon D810. I wished cameras were antifragile... It´s focusing erraticlly and giving me smudged images. I hope it can be fixed. Shit! Last year I broke the Nikon D800... I am just a kook photographer. "Almost all people answer that the opposite of "fragile" is "robust", "resilient", "solid", or something … Continue reading Oops I Did It Again!
Surf, eat, party, repeat, repeat, repeat. Catched a ride to my birth place Figueira da Foz (thanks Jerome) couldn´t miss this year´s Gliding Barnacles Festival. Time for T, The Parkinsons, some stylish loggers and cool people were gonna be there too, some too cool... Not to mention the barbecues, beer and wine, etc. Paul Mcneill … Continue reading What Does A Barnacle Do?
From the cold distant shores of Sweden came this friend of a friend who instantly became a friend by the name of Freddie Meadows. Marlon Lipke had already told me about this insane dude who explores secret slabs and does this crazy hikes, mostly by himself, sometimes at below zero temperatures. We met at Cordoama … Continue reading Freddie “Astaire” Meadows
Skipped Salinas and catched a ride to this year´s Arrifana Surf Fest. Time for T were playing also, couldn´t miss that. Nice waves, great vibes and beautiful people. The Feijoada de choco with red wine was epic too! After some partying a tasty bifana and a pastel de nata ended the night sweetly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAjWCEciy70&w=560&h=315 This … Continue reading Arrifana Sunset Fest
It´s been a weid summer. After a crazy spring the sun has finaly turned up and tourists are once again flocking to the Algarve. The swell is average onshore wind swell fat as hell and dumping in the end section. Good enough for my boyz Marlon and Gony to have some fun with the summer … Continue reading Summer Vibes
Happy to have this spread of Nic von Rupp published in the latest Prime Surfing mag edition. The cover has Leon Glazer flying high in the tropics. Too fantastic german Homo sapiens specimens with a touch of neanderthal raw power. https://vimeo.com/147998988 Specimen 1 https://vimeo.com/saulgarcia/leonglatzer_schnitzel Specimen 2 "Art is making something out of nothing and selling it." … Continue reading Print Is Not Dead: Prime Surfing Mag