Trevor Moran (Winner)
At the age of 5, Trevor entered his first surfing contest in New Jersey. Alongside a small crew of close surfing friends, he continued an amateur career for the next ten years by traveling to surf new spots, competing in national championships and jockeying for sponsors. Somewhere in his early teen years, he became fascinated with photography and began dropping off the competitive scene to instead shoot friends freesurfing. From there, things began to snowball as Trevor began to shoot more than he surfed, he spent all his extra money on photo equipment, skipped school to go on trips to get to the places he’d seen in magazines. After years of going back and forth between surf photography and landlocked studio advertising photography, this past year Trevor has decided to pursue the surf journey more than before. After a productive first few months along this path, he is excited to share the results and is optimistic about what lies ahead.
Visit Trevor's website at, trevormoran.com/
He’s known for bringing the natural beauty of the country’s upper left-hand corner to a wide range of clients and projects; with decades invested in the region Mark delivers the moods, emotions and landscapes of the Pacific frontier in a way few others can. His work shows the character of a still-unspoiled American territory, out of respect for which his subjects are unlabeled, tracks are covered and he mostly travels alone. In 2013, the Follow the Light Foundation selected Mark as one of five finalists and People's Choice winner for it's prestigious annual grant. As a photographer and trained journalist from the University of Oregon, Mark provides words and images with unique marketing appeal and lasting customer value. Previous clients have included Adidas, Woolrich, Carrera Motors, Rip Curl, O'Neill, Poler Stuff, Firewire Surfboards, Rhythm, Surfline, Surfing, Surfer, The Surfer’s Journal, Carve, Waves, Coast Mountain Culture, White Horses, SBC Surf, Tracks, Deep, Slide, The Surfer’s Path, Surfers, Later, Minimale Animale and a number of other companies and publications
Visit Mark's website at, markmcinnis.com/
I am a Mexican/ Canadian living in Tahiti. I grew up in Mexico city but with family in Puerto Escondido where we eventually moved. Puerto is where my love for surfing was quickly ingrained. I was then moved to Canada where I studied and lived till I was 20ish. I was land locked for a few years where my need to be by the sea built to a boiling point. That need got me started traveling and looking for an opportunity by the ocean. Got my first real photo job in the Caribbean, shooting Sailing regatta’s and doing some celeb weddings in the BVI. Not to shabby but wanted something more …Then I met a group of surfing sailors and jumped onboard as the photographer to document the journey. The voyage brought me to Tahiti in 2009, where I am presently living. I started shooting surfing here, mostly from the water, and chose a tough learning ground in Teahupoo… It has been a humbling and great teacher that continues to deliver stern but important lessons. Has always been a dream of mine to create and document surfing and ocean lifestyle. Took the long road to get here, but better late than never… and now working hard to make that passion my living.
Born and raised among the blue mountains and temperate beaches of Santa Barbara, California, Paul Greene developed an affinity with both nature and the sea. This passion blossomed into an obsession with photography when Greene felt compelled to capture and share his experiences both as a surfer and outdoorsman in 2011 at the age of 15. Hard work, time and persistence have helped Greene create a unique feel to his fresh, skillfully-crafted photographs. Love and dedication keep him attached to his camera, grounded to the earth and drawn to the sea.
Visit Paul's website at, www.paulgreenephoto.com/
Seth de Roulet
Seth de Roulet is a photographer born and raised in New York now living in Summerland, California. He is a world traveller, surf, skate and snowboard junkie, who will do anything to score the perfect day. He enjoys hunting for good waves, driving around the Central California coast, hanging with his family, and watching the Jets lose on Sundays. When he's not shooting you can usually find him editing photos and making up nicknames, like Smooshie T. Wobbleson, for his son.
Visit Seth's website at, sethderoulet.com/