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Twin Lakes State Beach Schwann Lagoon. Photos: Jake Thomas

We live in a state with a lot of amazing parks. Here in Santa Cruz, there are a lot of great parks to explore when the ocean is flat. Twin Lakes State Beach has a series of trails that wind through the land on the other side of the lagoon. It’s right there, you’ve driven […]

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Green Turtles and Landscapes

I’m sorry if you are getting tired of photos from Kauai, but since the waves here on Sunday were uninspiring, I collected some more photos from my recent trip to Kauai. I promise that this will be my last one, but it was hard for me not to share a few more, especially of the […]

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Wharf to Wharf Post Race Party at Whole Foods

It was a rocking good time in the Capitola Whole Foods parking lot! There was live music from Extra Large, a beer garden with local beers and ciders, a kid zone with bubbles and face painting, tons of vendors with healthy and delicious foods, beverages and snacks, plus local non-profits. Even the Santa Cruz Warriors […]

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3rd Annual Taste At The Tee Golf Tournament

It was a gorgeous day out at Seascape Golf Club in Aptos, put on by New Leaf Community Markets. This year’s recipient for the money they raised with the tournament was Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group. Everyone from experienced golfers to first time players showed up to enjoy a day of fun golf. At every […]

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Summer-time on the North Coast

With nearly flat conditions, and not much in the way of surfing to shoot, I decided to put together a collection of images that display the beauty of our surrounding area, particularly, the coastline just north of Santa Cruz. Photos: Matt Snow / @tradersnow For image purchase inquiries, please contact: mattclarksnow@gmail.com

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Mini Slabs. photos: Patrick Bremser

Even when the sky is grey and when we are between swells, there area always little playful little waves to get into. Here is a little gallery from the west side the other day. photos: Patrick Bremser

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Cruising with Whales

Dave over at The Kayak Connection offered to take us on a cruise out of Moss Landing this past Tuesday morning and we couldn’t resist the amazing opportunity.  The Monterey Bay was alive with whale action and at multiple points we had humpbacks surrounding us in every direction.  Thanks again Dave and Larry for the […]

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Lane Change. Photos: Jake Thomas

With the dearth of waves yesterday, I decided to revisit a session at the Lane a couple of weeks ago. Kyle Thierman, Austin Smith Ford, and Nick Sandman were making the most of a decent swell. Enjoy!

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