Surfing Photography at Praia da Barra

Our most recent surf session was at the Praia da Barra. As soon as we saw the waves, we knew that this was a challenge. The forecast was for waves of 1,5m, but they seemed to be more like 2-3m, and far out from shore. This time I wasn’t able to get some close ups ofContinue reading “Surfing Photography at Praia da Barra”

Surfing Photography at Praia do Areão

Our most challenging surfing photography session was held at the Praia do Areão, near Vagueira. The waves were fabulous, but the fog was thick. After a couple of hours, the mist started to clear and we got much better photographs, but by tht time it was time to leave. Here are a selection from theContinue reading “Surfing Photography at Praia do Areão”

Freestyle Surfing with Afotografia

Although we’ve been a little quiet just lately, that’s not to say we’ve not been getting out and about. We’ve been fortunate enough to be selected by Beachcam.pt to be the local surfing photographer for the Aveiro area of Portugal, which includes Praia da Barra, Praia da Vagueira and the Praia do Areão. As suchContinue reading “Freestyle Surfing with Afotografia”

Surfing Photography at Praia da Barra

Our most recent surf session was at the Praia da Barra. As soon as we saw the waves, we knew that this was a challenge. The forecast was for waves of 1,5m, but they seemed to be more like 2-3m, and far out from shore. This time I wasn’t able to get some close ups ofContinue reading “Surfing Photography at Praia da Barra”

Surfing Photography at Praia do Areão

Our most challenging surfing photography session was held at the Praia do Areão, near Vagueira. The waves were fabulous, but the fog was thick. After a couple of hours, the mist started to clear and we got much better photographs, but by then it was time to leave. Here are a selection from the day,Continue reading “Surfing Photography at Praia do Areão”

Miss Sumol Cup 2013 – National Surfing Championship

Following the Body Board Championship at Miss Sumol Cup 2013, the following day was the national surfing championship. Won buy Carina Duarte (in pink), this was an exhibition of stunning surfing, which I hope the photographs portray.

Miss Sumol Cup 2013 – Women’s Bodyboard Championship

Today we were lucky enough to be able to go to the Miss Sumol Cup 2013 for the Women’s Bodyboarding Championship. This was the first time we had covered a tournament instead of individuals, but we had a fabulous day. With the tide out, I was pushing the lens to it’s limits, but everything workedContinue reading “Miss Sumol Cup 2013 – Women’s Bodyboard Championship”

Surfing at the Praia de Bairra, Aveiro

We finally had an opportunity to go to the Praia de Bairra to photograph the surfers. These are not of the client that we were asked to photograph but are of a group of surfers who joined us for a morning on the waves…

Surfing photography – a dry run

We found ourselves on the beach at the weekend, which was nice. On one of the beaches there were a crowd of surfers, both experienced and novice, on the waves. I had tried once before, but it wasn’t too successful, and we have been asked to photograph a surfer in the next couple of weeks, soContinue reading “Surfing photography – a dry run”