Somebody Has to Do It

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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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Some might consider Bjorn Iooss’s job one of the best in the world. He’s the man who takes the photographs that grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Shooting beautiful half-nude women in the sand and surf is all well and good. Yet, true to his Montauk roots, surfing is the main inspiration for his work.