Stab Magazine | Thom Pringle, tail-out on the Gold Coast, Australia
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Thom Pringle, tail-out on the Gold Coast, Australia

“I went down to the Gold Coast during a recent swell,” says photog Matty O’Brien. “I went there cause the Sunshine Coast sucks (where Matt and Thom Pringle, pictured here, are both from), and I was keen to shoot with Mitch Coleborn and Chris Friend while they were home.” The wind had been blowing south […]

full frame // Mar 8, 2016
Words by Matt O'Brien
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“I went down to the Gold Coast during a recent swell,” says photog Matty O’Brien. “I went there cause the Sunshine Coast sucks (where Matt and Thom Pringle, pictured here, are both from), and I was keen to shoot with Mitch Coleborn and Chris Friend while they were home.”

The wind had been blowing south for a long time, and when it eventually swung around to the north, Thom and his brother Mike headed down to the Gold Coast to shoot. “The waves were fun,” says Matt. “But nothing special, ’cause the swell was straight south and flowing straight past most of the beachies.”

Due to a bit of bodily re-construction and serious rehabilitation, Matty hasn’t been shooting for a while. But looking at the framing of this, and the background, the vibe, we realised how much we’ve missed his work. Haven’t you?

For more of Matty’s awesome stuff, jump over and like his page here.

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