Summer Slip and Slide

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Back in July myself and a group of friends got together on an sunny evening and put together our own slip and slide. Its been talked about for a while and having a perfect steep sandy slope down to the ocean at our local beach, it was rude not to.

Here’s the video clip and few images that epic evening.

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Thinking in Textures

Since returning home for the summer here in Cornwall, I have been trying to get out and shoot as much as possible between coaching at the surf school. Whether its sunny and offshore or gloomy and small I have tried to push myself into getting as much water time as possible.

I’ve started to enjoy trying to capture the way different conditions create such varying textures on the water and waves. From smooth oily glass like waves to wind curdled chop. I’ve been putting together a little collection which I will post when completed but thought in the meantime I would share some images from the past few months that have been sitting on the hard drive.

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Sunrise Slide

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Another beautiful morning in the bay with sunshine, light winds and waves. I hooked up with a few friends and some of the boys from Slide65 surfboards for a little longboard shoot. Although the waves weren’t standing up perfectly at Gwithian there were still some fun ones coming through and the boys were tearing it up on the longboards. Can’t beat a early morning surf to set you up for the day before work.

Here are some of my favourite photos from the session, let me know what you think and feel free to share!

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* If you want to book me to come along and document your surf session with a few friends drop me an email here!

Sunset Paddle

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Godrevy and the surrounding bay basically turned into a lake last week for a few days. These little flat spells normally get to people but with the sunshine and light winds there was plenty of opportunities to enjoy the ocean. We decided to hop on the SUP’s and head out for a paddle around the back of Godrevy Lighthouse and the island to enjoy the sunset. You gotta love summer.

Here’s a few frames from the evening. If your interested in giving this a go yourself hit us up at Gwithian Academy of Surfing – We offer both SUP hire and lessons.

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On the Road

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So as some of you may have noticed, I haven’t been all that active online with updates and images over the past 6 months. This isn’t due to me not photographing as much but rather down to travelling and shooting abroad. In fact i’m more stoked and passionate about Photography than ever.

Since Christmas I have been travelling and working in various locations with Bodyboard Holidays and Surf Holidays both coaching and providing photography for customers so they have a bundle of images to take away with them from their dream surf trip.
Again I have also returned to my favourite place in the North of Nicaragua and have started shooting and coaching at the epic Rise Up Surf Camp. This is where I’ve spent most of my year so far, scoring and sharing perfect waves with some of the most incredible and happy people I have ever met. Stoked to be going back in November for the season and more adventures.

I am now home in Cornwall to enjoy the sunshine and summer vibes with friends and catch up with some work and coaching at Gwithian Academy of Surfing. So expect much more regular updates throughout the coming weeks and more Cornish based wave photography. As with most of my blog posts  I like to keep the text short and let the images tell the story so check them out below and let me know what you’ve been upto this winter in the comments below! (Images from Morocco, Portugal, Nicaragua and Costa Rica)

Callum.

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