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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.

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Liz Cockrum is a female surf photographer originally from Chicago. After a visit to California she decided to start surfing on the Great Lakes, then decided to move out to California herself. She now lives in Cardiff and brings a unique perspective to surf photography, considering her most significant work to date focused on the development of farmland 45 minutes from Chicago.