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A surf trip to Europe is so much more than just a surf trip. It’s a visit to the old world where history, art, and nature meet in force. It may be difficult to convince your significant other to tag along on a typical surf trip south of the border, but surf travel to Europe is an easy sell for most.
There’s an age-old debate in surfing about what's considered a perfect wave? Is a perfect wave hollow and punchy, providing the tube rides of a lifetime but not the occasional guillotining? Or does a perfect wave peel endlessly and offer a blank canvas to surfers who can draw whichever line they see fit for hundreds of meters
Shooting waves isn’t as easy as it seems. Everything about the surf, from the harsh sunlight to the constant motion in the water, makes taking a quality surf photo a challenge. Many traveling surfers shell out hundreds of dollars to professional surf photographers and action sports videographers. If you want to save some cash and impress your travel buddies on your next surf trip, continue reading below for Surf Photography 101: How to Nail the Shot.
With most of the major swells that we surf at our home breaks and around the world originating close to the poles in freezing water, it’s only logical that surfers would begin to look for waves closer to the origin of swell in uncharted territory. Both the West and East coasts of the United States are riddled with crowds, but as you work your way further north, the crowds dwindle, especially when temperatures plummet.