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Dear Youth 15 Photos from the North Shore: Nate Lawrence

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Photographing the North Shore is an interesting skill if you wanna do it right. Nate Lawrence has been on the North Shore for a few weeks now, and prior to that he’s logged well over a decade of pilgrimages each year. And somehow, each trip back he manages to surprise us with the unique and fleeting moments — both in and out of the water. The one’s that feel authentic to what’s really happening. No gimmicks. Nothing stock. Just the good stuff.

With thousands of incredible surfers and thousands of the world’s best surf photographers documenting, the challenge is being creative. And that’s what Nate Lawrence does. Here’s a quick preview of what he’s been up to.

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Dear Youth The fun that leads to sleep paralysis

“Never trust a thought that didn’t come from walking.” That’s a quote by an old madman by the name of Friedrich Nietzsche. He’s an existential pioneer and had one hell of a dark passenger throughout his life. But the man sure did drop some wisdom while he was here. I bring this up as a bit…

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Dear Youth A Treatise on Art and Coffee

Coffee is a drug. That’s masked by ubiquity and social acceptance but it’s just hot speed. Black hot wonderful speed. That thought lingered last Saturday morning as a nice young man in a waxed-cotton apron and mustache — and not a November mustache, but a real annual subscription to the thing — fixed my Guatemalan…

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