Follow the Light Foundation Announces Call For Entries

posted by / News / August 2, 2007


For the second year in a row, the Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF) will award ${{{5000}}} to a deserving photographer in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. The FTLF was founded after Moore’s passing in the attempt to continue his legacy of assisting up and coming photographers. Photographers of all ability levels are encouraged to participate. The application and details can be found on the FTLF website.

Applications will be due September 4, 2007. The grant recipient will be chosen by a panel of professional photographers from the Surfing Heritage Foundation’s Photography Committee, and the FTLF board members. This years recipient will be announced on October 10, 2007, the anniversary of Larry’s passing.


The FTLF is proud to be working with the Surfing Heritage Foundation to provide this year’s grant. The Follow the Light Grant Recipient Dinner will be held at the Surfing Heritage Foundation on October 10th, 2007.

About Follow the Light: On October 10th, 2005, the surfing community lost one of its most influential figures. After a nearly three-year battle with brain cancer Larry “Flame” Moore, the Photo Editor of SURFING Magazine for 30 years, passed. He left behind a legacy of brilliant photography and an army of photographers trained by him. Through his work at SURFING Magazine, Larry literally gave three decades of surfing their “look.” Today, honoring Larry’s request, we have established the Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF), an organization that will help {{{finance}}} the dreams of surf photographers, pushing the sport and its lensmen forward.

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