Passing the baton – October Swell

Passing the baton – October Swell

Today felt like family day down at the beach, after the bigger October swell earlier in the week (Tuesday was the standout day with consistent clean overhead waves and occasionally bigger sets) there was a relaxed vibe at Compton Bay as all sorts of wave riding...
Sorensen Surf Watch Review

Sorensen Surf Watch Review

So, I’ve been asked to do a Sorensen Surf Watch Review, and the first thing to say is that I don’t like wearing a watch, never have done, in or out of the water, same with jewellery, rings, earrings, chains etc, it’s all stuff that just gets in the way for...
Sharing the line-up at Compton Bay

Sharing the line-up at Compton Bay

OK, this is not strictly a surf blog, but i’ve not written anything on the site for so long that any excuse to write a new blog has to be taken, and it does feature a few surfers and a longboard so that will have to do for now as its the middle of summer and...
The Giant Surfing Dog Photobomb Incident.

The Giant Surfing Dog Photobomb Incident.

Is it a giant dog or are they just tiny surfers? you decide… A few seconds after shooting a recent surfer silhouette shot, I got this great photobomb from a passing canine on Compton Beach, Isle of Wight. Shot with the Sigma 12-24mm wide angle lens on a Canon...
The November Swell (part two)

The November Swell (part two)

Following up the earlier blog celebrating the final days of Autumn 2014, where we had almost a whole week of clean surf on the south-west of the Isle of Wight. Here’s the photos i hadn’t had the time to really look at first time round. This selection is...