Category Archives: travel

waipio_valley_SURF_001

waipio valley

Waipio Valley, one of the most magical places on earth, and my favourite place on the Big Island.

DCIM100GOPRO

taken on a GoPro Hero2

Here’s a few photos, taken on a GoPro Hero2 with Alison’s Adventures. Check out photos taken on a GoPro Hero3 here: http://blog.vivantvie.com/2013/03/02/review-goprohero3/

www.alisonsadventures.com

On an Island in the Middle of Beqa Lagoon

Welcome to Yanuca Island! Home to a quaint strip of shell-ridden beach line, lofty palm trees, and crystal clear water. Alison and I spent about two weeks soaking in some sun, exploring the island, meeting the villagers of the other side, filming a short piece […]

bur

gimmesomesumma

The beaches are getting crowded!

f-23

vicco

Fun times down around Ocean Grove at surf breaks to be unnamed.

IMG4428-M

byron bay

The weekend couldn’t have gotten any better after this visit to Byron Bay, couchsurfing with some uni friends and sunrise shooting with our wonderful host, Dan. Check out his photoblog on Byron and his travels around the world!

aus-23

Cairns

1st week in Australia! Everyone who was part of Australearn started up in Cairns for the “bridging cultures program” which included orientation lecture sessions, day trips to a wildlife zoo, beach clean-up, and swimming around small slice of paradise in the great barrier reef. Studying […]

IMG5046-XL

cruising with nadia

for a week in North Shore. check out the shell jewellery Nadia designs here!

http://vivantvie.smugmug.com/Chapman-University/lionsamongmen/

lions among men | chapman university senior thesis

Drove up to Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur for 2 nights to do some set stills for “Lions Among Men,” a Chapman University Senior Thesis directed by Traci Hays and shot by Greg Cotten.   Absolutely epic location.

O-110129-074

BALI (part 3) Balangan & Uluwatu

Pretty obvious that it wasn’t the best season to take surf photos in Bali.  They weren’t as substantial as I had hoped for, but it was still tons of fun to shoot in the warm warm water. Uluwatu’s rip current blows.

O-110127-017

BALI (part 2) Monkey Temple

Epic moped trip up to Ubud: Mopeds were $5 per day, farmer tan sunburns, multiple petrol fill-ups on the side of the road, monkey attacks at Monkey Temple, sweet deals on clothes/souvenirs, getting ripped off by police, and the best chicken satay ever at a […]

O-110129-082

BALI (part 1) Rapture Surf Camp

Since I had 4 days left before I had to be back in California, I flew over to Bali with my friend, Tim. We stayed at an AMAZING place: Rapture Surf Camps. If you’re ever down in Bali and want to stay at an awesome […]