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New Toys

April 05, 2017 - While I have not been able to do as much photography as I would like to lately, I have done some upgrading of equipment...
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Where the hell...

October 24, 2016 - So it has been some time since my last post here... As I have said before, life sometimes gets in the way of my passion...
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More time in the OC

May 14, 2015 - A few weeks ago, I had to spend two days in Orange County for my normal job. My meetings didn't start until 9:30 on the...
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Birthday Waves

May 11, 2015 - I rarely get out in the water when it is raining. I also rarely get out in the water on my birthday. I made a huge mista...
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A Day in the OC

April 16, 2015 - About a month ago, the waves in La Jolla just died off. There was just nothing. Normally I can go out and find something...
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La Jolla Clarity

February 05, 2015 - In January, which was my first month back in the water since my knee injury, the clarity was some of the best that I hav...
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Getting Salty...

January 23, 2015 - My little bit of hell is over. Being out of the water for 2 months as the California winters swells start hitting our sh...
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Missing the View....

December 16, 2014 - As some may know, I have been dealing with a knee injury suffered while in the water in the first week of November. The...
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Oahu....

September 04, 2014 - Anytime you hop on a flight to leave San Diego, it's hard to think that you are going somewhere more beautiful than wher...
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New Port

August 14, 2014 - In anticipation for my upcoming trip to HI next week, I wanted to get a new port to do some underwater shooting with. So...
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Fun with the 50mm

May 05, 2014 - First things first… I am very sorry that I have not been posting nearly as much as I use to. I recently switched jobs a...
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Camra Overdrive

January 06, 2014 - With the great waves that Southern California was rewarded with to start the new year, my camera was put into over drive...
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Tails from the North Shore

December 17, 2013 - As a lot of you know…I was in O’ahu for about five days. I have been back just about a week and can already say, I can’t...
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Updates to Calendar buying

November 25, 2013 - Since my “re-release” of my calendars, I have gotten some feedback on the ordering process. I wanted to let everyone kno...
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2014 SurfingEye Calendars..Availble Now..Again!!

November 18, 2013 - My last blog post was to announce that my 2014 calendars were now available. However, after having some disagreements wi...
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New ish Shots...

September 30, 2013 - I have been absolutely terrible about getting new shots on my website lately. Going through some of my galleries I notic...
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Mistakes were limited....

August 29, 2013 - As I said in my previous blog this week, I would post some of the good ones that came out from my session in the water t...
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Mistakes were made...

August 27, 2013 - I take pride in trying to produce quality images that look like there is nothing out of place… However, there are TONS...
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Wave Starved....

August 20, 2013 - The lack of waves in La Jolla, San Diego and really all over SoCal is ridiculous. We are going on three weeks now withou...
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Back in the Water

August 09, 2013 - As you know, I had to spend almost 2 weeks out of the water with my head injury. My first trip back to the water…I de...
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Flashy Wedge

July 15, 2013 - This past Friday night I made a commitment to myself to wake up early… How early? 2:35am!! Why? Because the forecast fo...
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More from the Night

May 28, 2013 - I have been having too much fun with shooting at night, so that has been my primary shooting preference of late when I s...
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Flashy waves

May 13, 2013 - I have been trying to get better and better with my flash in the water…my first few times out I got nothing out of it…...
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First light....Best light

May 10, 2013 - As some of you who have followed my work for a while will know….my favorite time to shoot is sunrise. Being in the water...
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Canvas Wave update

May 08, 2013 - As many of you know, I have my own gallery on The Canvas Wave website. I have added two new wave shots to that gallery…...
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Cloudy La Jolla

May 07, 2013 - During the month of April, mother nature really sent some good waves to the La Jolla coast line. While the waves were gr...
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Anniversary Promotion

May 06, 2013 - While I am a little late with this….The month of May marks two years now that my website has been up. As a token to say...
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Rambles and shots…

April 24, 2013 - Along with my last post, I am going to change up my blog a little bit. Going forward, I am going to be a little more se...
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Before the slow shutter

April 15, 2013 - As I posted last week, I did some shooting at sunset the previous week. Some of the waves were pretty heavy, but I came...
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Sunset Slow Shutter

April 12, 2013 - From time to time, I like to play around with the slow shutter wave shots.. My favorite time to use this technique is su...
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Sunny morning & Clear Waters

April 09, 2013 - Last week I took the morning off and did a little wave shooting in La Jolla. When I got to the beach, it was how it has...
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Night Shoot

April 03, 2013 - Over a month ago, I decided to invest in SPL flash housing for my 580exII Canon Flash. I wanted to start doing some nigh...
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Slacking SurfingEye

April 02, 2013 - I have been uploading shots to a private gallery on my site to publish to everyone, and have been forgetting to actually...
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Water Therapy

March 27, 2013 - Water photography for me, is not all about what I get from the camera, but more about what the ocean gives back to me. I...
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Updates to SurfingEye

March 18, 2013 - So I have made a couple of updates to my site that I wanted to let you all know about. The gallery that has commonly be...
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New Shots

February 19, 2013 - I have been terrible about getting my site updated the last few months with new shots….Time is always something I am ver...
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The Canvas Wave update

January 24, 2013 - As I posted last week, I have been selected to have my own gallery on the popular site The Canvas Wave.com (thecanvaswav...
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Limited Edition

January 22, 2013 - Like a lot of photographers, I separate out my pics from each shoot and will occasionally hold a couple of back that I w...
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The Canvas Wave

January 17, 2013 - I have some very exciting news to share with my fans. Starting in a couple of weeks, I will have my own gallery of The C...
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Heavy Windansea

January 10, 2013 - As many of you know, it is no secret that my favorite place to shoot shore break in San Diego is at Windansea Beach in L...
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New Year, new spots...

January 07, 2013 - With the start of 2013, I made a couple of resolutions to myself regarding my photography. The first one is to submit m...
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So many new shots!

January 02, 2013 - I have not had a blog post in the recent days for a few reasons…. The first of which is I took my new son to see his gr...
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Morning in La Jolla

December 13, 2012 - I finally got one of those mornings that I have been waiting for on Monday... One of those mornings that is worth getti...
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New Lens Test

December 11, 2012 - In my short time shooting from the water, one thing I have learned is that sun rise lighting is some of the best lightin...
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16x20 Canvas Promo

December 05, 2012 - Just in time for the Holidays, I wanted to throw out a great promo for my loyal fans…. Starting today……You can get a 16...
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Time to Test

November 30, 2012 - With the new addition to the Hons household, and working with insurance to get my gear replaced, time for photography ha...
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Hanging it up

September 19, 2012 - I am hanging up my waterhousing.... I am not giving up photography or anything like that =). But, for some of you that...
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In the Water

September 18, 2012 - I have been very fortunate in my first couple of years of surf photography to make friends with not only good people, bu...
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End of the Summer

September 05, 2012 - Last weekend was the last of the summer of 2012. And Mother Nature decided to send us out with a BANG! A big South Swel...
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Know your break

August 28, 2012 - While I have all the surf forecast apps on my iPhone and watch them closely when I know I am going to go to the beach…wh...
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The sun is calling

August 21, 2012 - Last week I made a point to shoot more in the later points of the day. The tide was high (which is good for my shore bre...
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Lighting is everything!

August 13, 2012 - Over the last couple of weeks, life has taken over and not allowed me to get to the beach. Portrait shoots, actual work,...
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Under the Sea

August 03, 2012 - While I have not been able to get out and shoot all that much the last couple of weeks…when I do, I have been working ve...
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The pain of water photography

July 24, 2012 - Last week was a very good week. I was able to get in the water three times. All three days the waves were good. All thre...
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The Wedge

July 16, 2012 - On Saturday morning I drove up to Newport Beach to visit one of Southern California's best shore breaks. Simply know as...
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New Portfolio in the works

July 09, 2012 - As with any photographer, or any professional for that manner, the longer you do something, the better at it you get. I...
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Hello Summer!

July 03, 2012 - With July hitting San Diego it means two very important things... 1. Overcast skies are a thing of the past! 2. The be...
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More June Gloom

June 14, 2012 - I have not been able to get in the water all that often lately, so on a day last weekend when I could, I had to take adv...
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Waves for Days

May 31, 2012 - Memorial day weekend started off on a little down note for me..I thought it would be a good idea to travel up to Laguna...
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At the street

May 21, 2012 - Contrary to what my friends think, I don't get to go out and shoot nearly as much as I use to.. So when I have the time...
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No way..More gray skies!

May 18, 2012 - When I left my office last night to go shoot at the beach, It was sunny blue skies. Really stoked because the May gray h...
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Mistakes and near misses

May 16, 2012 - All water photographers, at one time or another, will tell you that from time to time that they mess up. Either with set...
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