“when i was a kid surfing in the late 70’s early 80’s the wounded gull was a dominating force in the sea. his style and iconic mr boards are for ever locked in my brain. i was blessed to get to shoot him a few times for quiksilver. such an honer!! here at waimea bay, north shore, oahu circa 2000. shot with a hasselblad h1, hasselblad 50-110mm lens. kodak tx 400 120film.” —Mark Oblow
Mark Richards, Oahu, Circa 2000 Back Den 044
Bo Ikeda, Oahu late 80’s Back Den 045
Deanna and Ed Templeton, Vancouver Back Den 007
This is a photo of Deanna and Ed Templeton. Both great artists. Both great photographers. Both great people.
Kelly Slater, Costa Rica Back Den 006
This photo is of the best surfer to ever live.
Geoff Rowley, Los Angeles Back Den 005
Geoff Rowley was being mobbed by kids asking for his autograph at the X games in LA.
Bruce Irons and Sonny Miller, France, 2001 Back Den 004
These colors taste like music.
Arto Saari, 2003 Back Den 003
This was the first time I shot Arto. Dylan Rieder and I went to meet him right after he got on Quiksilver.
Dane Reynolds, Laguna Beach, 2004 Back Den 002
I think it was the first time I had shot with Dane. He was very quiet, and not too stoked to be getting shot actually.
Nathan Fletcher and Jason Dill, Palm Springs, 2000 Back Den 001
I remember this was the hotel Robert Downey JR. was at when he got busted for drugs back in the day.