Steven Lippman directs short film on surfer Noah Erickson for Blenders Eyewear

Steven Lippman recently directed a short film and shot photographs for Blenders Eyewear that feature competitive surfer Noah Erickson, who is a member of the Blenders Entourage. The film, “Day in the Life With Noah Erickson,” is featured at Blenders’ website, and Steven’s photos are all over the brand’s Instagram feed, where they have racked […]

“Salt Dirt” by Steven Lippman

“I shot these last week—the evenings have been so amazing that I had to jump in the water,” says Steven Lippman, who is based in Malibu. “The surf was 1 foot, but the conditions were too tempting not to get wet with a few of the boys.” His gear for these images, which he calls […]

New portraits by Steven Lippman: pro surfers and locals at the SurfAid Cup Malibu

The SurfAid Cup Malibu can always be counted on for a good time in the name of a good cause. The surfing competition, hosted by SurfAid, attracts both top surfers and amateurs, all of whom pour their heart and their time into raising funds for the nonprofit humanitarian organization. At this year’s SurfAid Cup, which took […]

Steven Lippman’s “Surf Rodeo” photos

The Surf Rodeo is an annual event in California that blends competitive surfing with music and a cowboy theme. Basically, it’s an excuse to wear a Stetson—or in one guy’s case, a Mexican wrestling mask—in the ocean, see cool bands play, and have an awesome time. “The Surf Rodeo is the brainchild of JD Drury,” […]

Jorg Badura shoots surfing-inspired yoga story for Shape magazine

For the July/August issue of Shape magazine, Jorg Badura photographed a feature on a surfing-inspired yoga workout created by Jessica Bellafatto at KamaDeva Yoga in East Hampton, New York. “The moves mimic actions you perform on a board, like paddling, diving under waves, and popping up,” she explains. Here’s a look… .

Steven Lippman helps kids ride the waves at Surfers Healing event last weekend in Malibu

Steven Lippman donated his time this past weekend to Surfers Healing, as he has many times before, to help autistic children experience surfing. Below, some photos—taken by Takahiro Watanabe—of Steven riding the waves with kids at the 13th Annual Pat Notaro Day in Malibu on Saturday. Click on any image to view the set as […]

Photographer Steven Lippman lends his support to Life Rolls On’s “They Will Surf Again” program

Life Rolls On—a nonprofit that funds spinal-cord-injury research and helps to educate the public about these sorts of injuries—hosted a “They Will Surf Again” event this past weekend to “empower paraplegics and quadriplegics to experience the freedom of mobility by riding a wave with the assistance of adaptive equipment and the support of hard working […]

Four new surfing self-portraits by Steven Lippman

Four new surfing self-portraits by Steven Lippman, shot on March 26 in Los Angeles, plus a photo of Steven by Justin Mehren to give you a sense of the size of the wave. Steven shot these self-portraits with a GoPro Hero3 Black Edition. . . . .

Tonight in L.A.: “Moments: Surf Culture by Steven Lippman”

The reception for “Moments: Surf Culture by Steven Lippman” kicks off tonight at 6 at 5th and Sunset Studios in L.A. The event is being sponsored by Andresen Digital Prepress, Angel City Brewery, Compound Project, GoPro, The Grilled Cheese Truck, and James Perse, who has generously donated “Moments” T-shirts created exclusively for Steven’s show and […]

Dive deep into adventure, travel, sport, fitness, and more at Jorg Badura’s new website

Jorg Badura‘s new website,, offers a deep dive into all of Jorg’s specialties: adventure, travel, sport, fitness, landscapes, portraits, and the natural world. Besides comprehensive image galleries, there’s a complete film section where you can view short videos of everything from NYC Marathoners to a motorcycle ride in L.A. shot from Jorg’s POV on […]