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Florida Spotlight from Surfline.

I'm so amped on this feature which Surfline put out two days ago. 

Inside you will find some seriously good shots from a handful of Florida's finest surf photographers. Also, I am very excited about the interview they gave me in this feature. It's a pretty wild feeling being included with Surfline's top photographers. Stoked is an understatement, blessed is a good way to put it. Shoots Boiz I can't wait for some swell! 

Check it out and enjoy! 

CA Update, Surf is Pumping.

Hey guys! 

I always mean to post more especially when I'm away on a trip, but usually it ends up with me getting super busy and falling asleep while trying to just edit the photos. Thats definitely been the case this trip. After swimming 3-4 hours multiple times a day in massive surf its been my priority to to rest rather than post. 

So CA has had amazing surf, some of the best conditions seen for a lowers surf comp, and novelty breaks have been going off. Its been a photographers paradise and I wanted to share a glimpse of whats been happening. 

Lower Trestles with Everyone

Baron Mamiya going huge on a kick out air during the USA Surfing Championships at Lowers. 

Victor Bernardo with a massive punt at Lowers. 

Caroline Marks took home two more titles at this years USA Surfing Championships. She is now at 17 total world titles. 

Chaun Chaun Florence ( Chauncey Robinson). 

Luke Gordon boosting the air section at Lowers. 

Matthew Glenn has been killing it at Lowers. 

Maddie Peterson Checking out the Lowers line-up. 

Maddie Peterson Checking out the Lowers line-up. 

Secret Spot with Matthew Glenn

Matthew Glenn on a bomb at a sort of secret spot... This has been one of the better session of my stay so far in CA. 

Tyler Gunter. 

Unknown in the Barrel of the day. 

San Diego with CT Taylor

CA "box" impersonation wave. 

CT Taylor in a San Diego slab. 

Strands with Kevin Schulz.

Woke up to a sunrise and offshores. The swell had dropped a little but it was still super fun and very clean. 

Kevin Schuls put in some turns, airs, and barrels. 

Speed skating through the barrel. 

Breakfast at the Harbor House on a Sunday is a must, especially after such a rad session. The lifestyles just came naturally. 

Shoots, it has been awesome! I'm over my head in photos and waiting to get back home before even looking at most of them. I have a few more days out here and I'm looking forward to every second of it. 

Thanks for stopping in! And have a wonderful day. 

-Nathaniel Harrington

@natehphoto

NSB on Monday

Back in Florida and frothing to shoot.

A bunch of rad groms including Caroline Marks are in town for the NSSA East Coast Championships, so i headed up to NSB to see them and try to get some shots. Surf is small but fun this week, just enough to get some turns in. 

Always stoked to shoot with the Glenn's as well, and they are always killing it so it makes it easy. Always a good time with those guys. 

Bringing the ladies to the beach. 

So good to see the East Coasts most talented female ripper, Caroline Marks. 

Nose Chillin. 

Small but fun enough, Daniel Glenn can make the most out of days like this. 

Strongest backhand this side of the Mississippi, Caroline Marks always impresses. 

Matthew Glenn was trying so hard to find a wedge to link up on with me, and then I almost missed this wave as I was snapping some images of Natalie Glenn, the Glenn's ripping mom! But, Managed to hip shoot this frame and kinda like it. 

Caroline's youngest brother Dawson Marks. He's a fire ball and the raddest grom I know. 

Smooth Stepping

Its good to see Daniel recovering from an ankle injury. He's definitely getting his air game back on point. 

Matthew Glenn. 

Shakkas

Matthew Glenn hunting down some weggies with me. Stoked to link up so much even in tough conditions. Like I said, they make it easy. Stoked! 

Not a bad way to start of a week. Monday's aren't all that bad. 

Thanks for visiting my blog and have a great day! 

 

-Nathaniel Harrington

Panama

Just got back from a 10 day trip down to the Pacific Coast of Panama along with my wife Tatum and Brock Taylor. The trip was so adventurous and exciting. We pretty much went out to no-mans-land to score one of Brock's favorite waves. 

This is my first look at most of these images and I just wanted to get an update out there quick for family and friends. We're stacked on photos and video, so its going to be a while till the whole story comes out.

 

Stoked to share this first look.

Panama was so good to us. 

Home sweet home for ten days. We barely left that long, black sand beach for the majority of the ten days. 

Right out front of the beach house we stayed at. The shore break was epic all week. 

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Brock charged so hard all week. Can't wait to share his good shots. 

The beach house was amazing as well as the housekeeper, Matt. He was our tour guide and surf buddy, could not have asked for more.  

 

The Last day in Panama City was short but a highlight of the trip! We wondered the streets for a few hours before heading home. Well worth our time. 

Again thanks for looking. I can't wait to show what we got. 

Gracias me amigos. 

 

-Nathaniel Harrington

South Florida Blues.

A few weeks ago Florida finally got its first real winter swell. The forecast looked a little sketchy and the winds looked like they could be fickle, but as the sun came up on this Thursday Morning it proved to be one of the best day's I've seen in Florida. 

After a long foggy drive down south the rising sun showed us the first signs of just how nice of a day we were about to enjoy. 

This guy is for sure dreaming about getting spit out of that barrel. 

Water & Light. 

Kenny Saundry stoked that he's a goofy footer. 

when Chauncey Robinson isn't getting barreled he's hacking the top of waves. 

Thats as good as it gets. 

Chauncey getting some pig doggin practice in. 

Above: Chauncey Robinson was in the right spot for probably the best wave I have ever seen in Florida. No doubt a perfect 10. 

What if it looked like this daily... 

Close out hacks. 

The drift was pretty strong, so the surfers took lefts for a mile or so and then made the walk back up the beach to do it again. The view got the stoke flowing strong. 

Above: I met this surfer, Michael Turdo, right after this barrel ride. He came walking out of the water grinning ear to ear. 

Michael Turdo finding some blue blue gems out there! 

Michael Turdo finding some blue blue gems out there! 

Above: Robbie McCormick was another favorite to watch. Most of the barrels I saw him get were below sea level and very difficult to shoot. Glad this angle and sequence worked out to show what kind of day he was having. 

Robbie McCormick hacking away. 

Eddie Wierback had his fair share of blue gems as well. 

I think this guy is stoked. 

below sea level blue barrels. South Florida. Sweet. 

The only thing that could have made the day better, a coconut tree. Chaunchoo grabbing some hydration.

Hows that peeling left in the background? 

Pure Stoke. 

And some dreamy ones to now dream about, enjoy. 

She's dreaming... 

Wow. Just wow. 

That was a pretty solid day, can't wait for a repeat and some water angles the next time. (My SPL was getting some repairs done)

Thanks for surfing guys, 

-Nathaniel Harrington

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Winter Months.

Tiss the Season... for surf. 

Here's another great morning we had at Sebastian Inlet last week. Chest high fun with Chauncey Robinson, Wiley Robinson, Paul Reineke, and Dave Speir. 

What a morning to wake up and go for a surf. 

That's a view that will never get old. Chauncey Robinson soaking it all in. 

That's a view that will never get old. Chauncey Robinson soaking it all in. 


A little foggy, amazing colors, couldn't ask for more. 

the chaun. 

The first barrel was an almost amazing shot. 



There were some super fun close out sections and the guys lit them up. Chauncey closed this one out with a bang. 

Glassy Moment. 

Glassy Moment. 

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How are these next two shots for a winter scene. These frames make me shiver just looking at them. 

Icy Peak. 

Wiley Robinson making it Snow. 


Above sequence, Paul Reineke tagged that close-out hard. 

Above Sequence, I love watching Dave Speir surf. Such clean, powerful style. 

Chauncey follows right in Dave's footsteps. 

I think rainbows are attracted to Chauncey... they just follow him around. 

Hows this for a hollow surprise. No takers. 

Wiley Robinson found this nugget! That will make getting up early worth it every time. 

Speir knows where to find the drainers. 

Speir, again... 


This is the best. Check out that guy on the pier rocking his powered wheel chair with more rods than a charter boat. Goals. 

Stoked to have such a rad crew at the inlet. 

Thank you all for visiting! 

-Nathaniel Harrington

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