Ethan does Fiji

I’ve been in Fiji for just under a month and seen 3 solid swells during this time, two of which were pretty incredible with long period energy and plenty of power. One which didn’t quite live up to its potential but by traditional standards was still pretty bloody good.

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White Horses – Currumbin – As told by Josh Bystrom

As a Gold Coast based surf photographer, trying to stand out in a heavily saturated industry is a difficult thing. Shooting from the water for me has become my niche with only a small percentage of photographers willing to risk life and limb bobbing in the impact zone during a swell for the shot.

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Behind The Lens with Josh Bystrom

Introducing our new segment ‘Behind The Lens’ – where we sit down with some of Queensland’s best surfing photographers and they talk us through some of their favourite images. We were lucky enough to catch up with Currumbin local Josh Bystrom as our first guest.

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Swimming With The Everyman

As I sit to write this - sunburned, with bloodshot eyes, and if I smile anymore my bottom lip will crack - I reflect back on what truly was an incredible few days of surfing.

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Dream Session

Can you be in Fiji in a week? If so can you book by tomorrow and send me confirmation ASAP? It’s so rare to have everything fall into place, but when it does it can be a beautiful thing.

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Chris Bystrom

All of my photography and achievements (although somewhat minor) can be attributed to my late father, Chris.

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Face to Face

We were on a chartered spearfishing trip with Benthic Ocean Sports in Destin, Florida approximately 40 miles out to sea.

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Box Rallies

When I was asked by close friend Nathan McNeil to accompany him photographing a car rally across Australia I thought ‘what do I know about cars, or even the country’. All I’d ever known during my Australian travels was visiting our vast coastline.

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Steph Gilmore – Kirra

I was fortunate enough to get a double spread of Steph Gilmore in Issue #337 of SurfingLife magazine and humbled to get a mention from one of surfings greats. Below is an exert from the magazine from Steph.

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The Australian “And then there were two”

The Australian is arguably Australia’s most established newspaper and I am fortunate enough to have been selected for their weekly “Heart of the Nation” photo award for my image, “And then there were two”.

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