September 20, 2017, post Hurricane Jose, spitfire waves in Buxton. You have to take the good with the bad to live on Hatteras Island. Lighting was weird. Slowly gaining the courage to get in the water with my housing as I watch all the best surf photographers get out of the water with theirs, humbling… Continue reading Post Hurricane Jose, Spitfire Waves, Buxton, Hatteras Island, North Carolina
Today September 16, 2017 I celebrated my birthday a day late on Shelly Island off Cape Point. Hurricane Jose brought some swell. Surfers were paddling hard and taking a beating, just for a chance to catch a 200 yard ride down what looked like a point break. A small cove area formed between Cape Point… Continue reading Shelly Island, Hurricane Jose Swell, Surfing, Cape Point, Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Saturday, June 10, 2017 an unexpected swell Cape Hatteras National Seashore. With a beach full of visitors, surfers and fisherman and barrels from the third jetty all the way to the lifeguard stand, it was a pretty wonderful weekend on the island. Scroll down for a few fun frames at the Old Lighthouse Beach in… Continue reading When the Jetty Breaks, Buxton Barrels in June.
On October 18th, ten days after Hurricane Matthew hit Hatteras Island. I drove to the Old Lighthouse Beach to a parking lot full of local surfers at sunrise. I was following the Nichole swell on surfline.com for a few days prior. I was happy to see Nichole made it to the island. Surf photography is… Continue reading Brotherhood of the First Jetty. Sunrise Session with Benny and the Jets on Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Beyond blessed to have been chosen by WUNC.org to be their featured photographer for the November North Carolina Photographer profile. Click on the link below to read the amazing article: http://wunc.org/post/photos-capturing-waves-and-local-surf-culture-hatteras-island#stream/
September 6, 2016 after the first intense storm of the season hit Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Tropical Storm Hermine. Hermine brought waves to the local surf culture. I am not a born and raised local. Although, I have been on the island for almost ten years seasonally, and almost two years full time. It took… Continue reading Hermine September Swell 2016, Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Today was pretty wonderful. The sandbar outside my house was firing this evening while the clouds rolled in from the offshore storm. Nature is so sublime here on the island. It is like watching God paint a different magnificent canvas daily! Some local entertainment in my backyard!