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Today Wasnt a Good Day

Didnt feel like surfing today. Drove up west to shoot Marlon. Waves sucked. Arrived when he was coming in. Twice…

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marlon brando
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dog day

Still made this funky clip. The soundtrack is from Husker Du, check it out!

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when life gives you lemons

You drink wine and eat chourico!

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Hot & Cold

Algarve is nice. The sweetest weather you can have. When it rains you still can find a window to surf. In Sagres it can be harsh though. Yesterday I slept there with thunder storms and really cold. Half an hour drive to the east and it can be hot…

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hot

Cientists say it´s a mixture of complex micro climates. I like it, keeps me on my feet. There are all sorts of waves too: from ground swells from the north to windswells from Gibraltar we got it all.

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cold
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mild

Indonesia and the Caribbean suck!

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Doris

Slep in Carrapateira to watch Doris show. Glad it wasn´t Hercules otherwise our vans would have been trashed really bad. We slep by the rivermouth, not a sensible thing to do… The sky had stars and the temperature was mild, didn´t sleep much thinking about Doris, sorry Bianca.

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just look at the parking lot larry

Woke up at 6:30 and headed to Pias Baixas. The swell was massive, but nothing compared to the Hercules 3 years ago and the 2003 one.

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tons of water moving
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nice shot

It was stil nice to hear the waves pounding the barnacles during the night. The south coast had some waves, but the winds were bad, wen´t to Chinicato for lunch and then a well deserved nap.

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the lovely bianca

 

Não é quando queremos é quando Deus determina.

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Random Surfers: Robin Dudley Kersbergen

And here is Robin, a dutch big fella with a warm smile! I met him a couple of years ago with Yannick de Jager and we catched up a few days ago in Praia do Vau. He moves quite fast for his height, check him out!
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happy with green
Brek: How long have you been surfing?
Robin: I have been surfing since the age of thirteen and I’m twenty-five now… So I guess that’s half of my life.
Brek: Do you remember your first good ride?
Robin: My first good wave was a little one really close to the beach. While trying to prevent a straight hander and ending up on the sand the wave actually forced me in to my first good ride.
Brek: What is your regular spot?
Robin: My regular spot is Scheveningen, in the Scheveningen. Although the Netherlands is not well known for beautiful waves and most of the time the water is pretty cold, every now and then little wind swells provide us some fun waves.
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no localism here
Brek: Have you had any trouble in the water?
Robin: Believe it or not, Scheveningen used to be known for it’s localism. As a grom I got sent out of the water a few times.
Brek: Where was your last epic session?
Robin: My last epic session was in G-land.
Brek: What’s your favourite food?
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scccchhhhh!
Robin: My favourite food is Indonesian food, nasi kuning rames special!
Brek: What else should we know about you?
Robin: I’m 1,96 meter tall and love to eat pastel de nata.
Brek: Any message you want to leave here?
Robin: Read a good book every now and then and
eat every pastel de nata like it’s your last!

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Not Your Cup of Tea

Storm surf in the Algarve means sheltered bays and fun surf. This time I didn´t surf, too much rain and bacteria floating around. Checked Alemão and waited for Marlon Lipke to turn up and eventually made some photos of the boys, check it out!

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Praia do Alemão

Love this colors, the only place I have been that is close to this is Bali, but it´s now destroyed, anyway. The Algarve is mostly a golf retreat in the winter, only the odd kook foreign surfer here and there…

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marlon is not a kook

Sagres is ok, but I love my city. It´s the shopping malls!

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Kookshoot: Ready for the Weekend

The forecast is looking good for the next days guys. No pro surfers around so I am free to shoot your session, send me a message on facebook or instagram. My 600mm lens and sharp eye are ready.

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Check out this pics of random surfers I recently shot here:

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this could be you
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or maybe you

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Roby D´Amico And His Magic Gopro

Ain´t this great? Italian friend Roby D´Amico and I sharing this moment from diferent angles.  Just another drone photographing this and it would be awsome.

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check out the gopro on his mouth
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peace brother

So many possibilities, what a great time to be a photographer !

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