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  • September 21, 2017 • Photos

    Hurricane Irma: Dodging Bullets but Not Barrels in Brevard County

    Written by Dick “Mez” Meseroll — A week and change later, as I sit in Nags Head, North Carolina, to cover the 2017 ESA Eastern Surfing Championships, I’m still feeling a lingering sense of survivor’s guilt over...

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  • September 18, 2017 • Photo of The Day

    September 18, 2017

    “Rob Kelly on a dark  north side of Frisco Pier drift session on Monday, September 18, 2017, absolutely charging a Jose barrel,” says ESM Co-Founder Dick “Mez” Meseroll. “I was amazed that he was even able...

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  • May 23, 2017 • Photo of The Day

    May 23, 2017

    With the unofficial start of the Jersey Shore summer about to kick off in a couple of days this Memorial Day weekend, enjoy your last days of relative peace and quiet on the roads and unrestricted freedom on the beaches from Cape May to...

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  • April 7, 2017 • Photos

    50 Million Shades of Grey: A B&W Photo Portfolio

    All words and photos by Dick “Mez” Meseroll Seeing and photographing in color is easy. Visualizing, shooting and translating a subject into black and white is another thing altogether. And a “black and white” photo really...

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  • February 24, 2017 • Swell Gallery

    Our Brand Is Fun: A Postcard From Florida

    Written by Dick “Mez” Meseroll — Sometimes fun surf is good enough surf. Maybe even more than that. This is especially true if it’s 75 degrees with the sun shining, warm water in the upper 60s, and offshore winds almost...

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  • February 6, 2017 • East Side Stories

    ESM Photo Library

    Today’s demanding digital environment means that ESM’s photo focus usually remains firmly on the present. Racing to cover the Right Now (while occasionally stopping to flash back to the golden past), however, we often lose sight of how...

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  • December 29, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 29, 2016

    “Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 saw the quasi-return of both First Peak and former Brevard County resident-turned-Jax Beach dweller and Smith Optics rep Blake Jones, who was going positively bat-shit crazy blasting huge hucks all...

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  • October 27, 2015 • Swell Gallery

    At Home With Hurricane Joaquin

    Written by  Dick “Mez” Meseroll I would love to know how many miles I have flown, driven, walked, jet-skied, hiked, paddled, climbed, sailed, swam, or ran while chasing hurricane swells in my life, either to surf or photograph...

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