As former photo editor of Transworld Surf, “Checky” has pretty much seen it all. And having seen all that, he knows what hasn’t been done yet, then goes out and gets it done. Props, nighttime surf photos, whatever — he uses both film and digital to experiment with groundbreaking new looks. Where does he see Web and social content going in the next five years? “Out of the shorebreak,” he says.
Date of birth: 9.18.70
Years shooting: 15
Preferred camera equipment: Canon 1V and SPL Waterhousings
Current residence: Oceanside, California
Stomping grounds: Oceanside, California
Favorite subjects: Pretty waves