Photos

  • December 9, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 9, 2016

    New York photographer Evan Conway had a very concise caption for this December 9, 2016 Photo of the Day: “Waves of consequence like these put New York on the map. Make it or break it…”...

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  • December 8, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 8, 2016

    New Jersey’s beautiful beachbreaks lit up Wednesday evening with one last fall blast before an Arctic cold front swept through with an early taste of winter. And like the Mid-Atlantic swells that preceded it, this one ended up...

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  • December 7, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 7, 2016

    Based on the frequency and quality of photo submissions over the last four weeks, we’re gonna make a bold claim: the Florida Panhandle has been the most consistent spot on the East Coast in November and December. Not the biggest, and...

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  • December 6, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 6, 2016

    Sometimes you pet the kitty, and sometimes the kitty pets you — Mikey DeTemple and Christor Lukasiewicz teamed up for a pretty one last Thursday in New Jersey. Even more impressive? The fact that surfer and photographer hadn’t...

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  • December 6, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Fall’s Last Call Swell Gallery

    We know, we know — technically, fall isn’t over yet. But let’s be honest with ourselves: it’s December. It’s cold. Most of the trees have shed most of their leaves. Water temps are about to make...

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  • December 6, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 5, 2016

    Sometimes the most random waves are the most alluring, too. Case in point: this freaky New Jersey backwash, which pitched with such perfection last Thursday that surfers in the water and photographer Adam Tormollan on the beach were left...

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  • December 2, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 2, 2016

    Well, after an excellent end to November, talk about a good way to kick off December — New Jersey saw some of its finest waves in weeks on Wednesday, December 1st, perfect for scaling the most epic hump day of the year, with cold...

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  • December 1, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 1, 2016

    “What a day yesterday was!” says Gulf Coast photographer Alex Dantin. “Knowing that the winds would shift there before home, Sterling Spencer and the Salty Humans made the call to drive over the state line to Alabama to...

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  • November 18, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Election Week Swell Gallery

    No matter your political persuasion, it’s fair to say that the last week, the last month, and the last year have been brutal in the United States. The 2016 presidential campaign will go down as the most endlessly negative,...

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  • November 4, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    November 4, 2016

    Four years ago this week, millions of people along the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts emerged from their homes and saw their worlds literally torn apart — if they still had a home — and worse with Hurricane Sandy causing 285 deaths...

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