Author Archives: John Maher
Just scored perfect Malibu for the SurfAid Cup! It was an awesome team event, which raised over $127,000 for charity. Was honored to participate and had a great time scoring epic waves with the crew! Photos Courtesy: Steve
My dad is the man, self-made gnarly dude who is a very talented photographer – www.michaelmaherphotography.com He just got honorable mention in the annual International Photography Awards today. Took these test shots of him with a couple of Canon Speedlite’s … More
Had an awesome time during my solo show at Chrome Digital in Little Italy, San Diego. Huge thanks to everyone who made it out, made it happen, and made some new additions to your art collections! If you ever print … More
Last week I was lucky enough to get hired to document an amazing night hosted by Ronald McDonald House Charities. The evening started with a brilliant auction accompanied by donations which help support children fighting life threatening diseases, and was … More
Happy to announce that my work is now on display at Art Nest Gallery in Bird Rock, La Jolla. If you’re in the neighborhood be sure to stop by and check out the work. Photo: One of my best childhood … More
Laurie is one of the hardest charging and stylish surfers on the planet. He recently came close to death at Teahupoo, Tahiti. Here’s the interview and video footage.
LNF: Diamond of the Desert from LastNameFirst.tv on Vimeo. This surf video is epic. Africa. The motherland.
My sister and brother-in-law were kind enough to model for an underwater light test last night. The test is the first stage in a two month long project I’ll be working on.
The new Canon EOS M has the highest picture quality to body-size of any other camera on the market. It’s a great camera for everyone – novice and professional users alike. Check a thorough review on this awesome camera from … More
If you don’t have time to cold-press fresh juice on a regular basis, but love the taste and health benefits that come from a fresh glass of natural superfood, check out Suja. Coincidentally one of Juja’s co-founders, Eric Ethans, and … More
Danny Hess builds beautiful surfboards with low-impact materials such as reclaimed hardwood, recycled EPS foam, and cork. Hess has also figured out how to use half the amount of fiberglass that is normally used, with result’s that are far stronger … More
Even though the surf has been really small I’ve been getting in the water everyday… Never know what kind of images you might come out with.
OK.. I’m an animal lover. I don’t kill venomous insects unless they are a direct threat to my well being. I posted this new BUG-A-SALT weapon because I’d like to use it on mosquitoes. Mosquitoes kill hundreds of thousands of … More
So stoked that San Diego 6 news reached out to me for a story on professional surfing at Windansea. Huge thanks to Neda Iranpour for putting it all together, and for including my art, surfing, and Hungry Walrus in the … More
Had a great solo show at the Bessell Gallery last weekend. It was the premiere of my Drift collection – an abstract look at the ocean after the sunset. Roughly 80 people came through and much of my work sold. … More
I’ve seen anchovy run three miles along the coast a few times in my life. I was stoked to be on the beach with my camera when they swam through Torrey Pines last week. It was wonderful to be immersed … More
Roughly 100 guests attended the show at Bliss 101 gallery in Encinitas on Saturday. The event was hosted by the crew at Bliss 101 and was held to celebrate our new partnership. Many of my images are now on display … More