If you want to peek inside the barrel or get up-close-and-personal with marine life, then you will love Aaron Goulding’s work. He loves grabbing those inside-the-tube shots and quiet ocean moments. But everyone wants a self-portrait of themselves catching a wave and in the barrel.
Enjoy a few of his photos and visit his company JAG Media Productions and like him on Facebook.
Continue reading The photography of Aaron Goulding – peering inside the waves
I don’t often talk about myself on this blog, but I can’t pass this up. This week I modeled in a geek fashion show (wearing Marc Jacobs) and had my first surfing action-shot. I’m pretty excited about both because the above photo was on the Vanity Fair website and the below photo is from a fun new group of surfers starting a DIY revolution in the sport.
That’s me bodysurfing with a handplane – a great photo from Shawn Parkin.
If you’re like me, then you’re super excited about the new Avengers movie. After last weeks premiere (photos, videos) the anticipation is building.
To whet your appetite I found a full article about being on-set for the movie and green screen photos of the live action.
To the casual observer, Joss Whedon might seem like an odd pick to bring such a hugely anticipated project to the big screen. Known mostly for his TV work like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly, some might have expected a more seasoned helmer…
“There was a moment a couple weeks after I had taken the job when I suddenly went, ‘Agh,’ and my wife just turned to me and said, ‘Honey, it’s just the next story,'” laughs the filmmaker. “I went, ‘O.K., thanks. I’m back.’ That was it, because ultimately it is. The financial burden is not on me. As I have said many times, ‘The first weekend is [the audience’s] job. The second weekend is mine.’ If the story is compelling, if I got it right, if people want to come back to it, yay!”
This will be my second year attending the Newport Beach Film Festival. Last year I watched a film about sharks and listened to Aaron Sorkin speak about writing. I loved it.
This year is looking to be just as good and I’m excited to see movies about the ocean, surfing, design, and drama.
One things that makes this film festival special is its focus on specialized topics, like:
- Action Sports (surfing, skiing, extreme)
- Art, Architecture, & Design (documentaries, profiles)
- Music (profiles of great musicians and genres)
The festival runs from April 26 – May 3 and this year highlights the Island Cinema, a remodeled luxury theater at Fashion Island.
The full schedule is available online at Festival Genius, and you can follow the festival on Twitter – @nbff.