I’m honored to have this video clip I filmed of David Rutherford make this years Surfer Magazine awards in the category of “Best Wipeout”. Head over to Srfer.co/Vote_WorstWipeout to see all of the horrendous spills and vote for your favorite.
If you look close you can see my friend Elvin surfing the closer of the two peaks(waves) in the foreground. I was keeping my shutter speed relatively quick to be catching a lightning bolt during the exposure, but when I saw Elvin standing up I shouted, “please let me capture Ricky Bobby(nickname) with a lightning bolt!”. As soon as my mouth closed Elvin got to his feet and this lightning bolt struck perfectly in frame. If this sounds incredible…it totally was…but Henry @hendooo was standing right next to me and(I’d assume😜)would happily cooberate the facts. Yet another notch in the belt of the luckiest arsehole with a camera. Many thanks to the powers that be for blessing me with the opportunities to snap an image like this.🙏🏻👆🏻👼🏾👼🏻👼🏿👼🏽
During May I wound up taking my first batch of “double exposures”(yes on a DSLR, so it’s in camera and less tricky) and had a blast. I love how unique every photo tends to be and have shot about 5 sessions worth of them now. Here are some of my favorites from the first couple times I tried them in Mexico.