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Books & Magazines December, 15 2010

“Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s” Book

LeRoy Grannis’ iconic images from Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s are enough to lighten (for a moment) the darkest depths of Winter. Available from Taschen, the book compiles highlights from famed surf photographer LeRoy Grannis’ technocolor archives. A surfer from the age of 14, Grannis became a staple of the California longboard scene in the 1960s, when at the age of 42 he picked up a camera when ordered to find a hobby. He built a darkroom in his garage and as passions grew became one of the most important documentarians of the sport.

Select page views from Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s after the jump.

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