Alex Smith In A Psychedelic Short Called “Nomad”
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We once lived in a world inundated by three minute, high-performance surf edits.
2019 is the year of the Surf Vlog, and all the sons and mothers want to take us on their morning juice cleanse/calisthenics routine.
Here’s a break from the Vlog and rip clip. Alex Smith’s newest edit “Nomad” is less surf and more scratchy images and predatory cats. Teaming up with Southern California filmmaker Benoit Lalande, the clip is steeped in saturated, color tinted frames of Alex around home in Hawaii. If you’re looking for a pumped up surf clip, you won’t find it here. There are, however, a few very well ridden waves.
Mr. Smith is one of the most barreled surfers in the world, and if you’ve seen as much vision as he has, you’re allowed to drop a rogue, artsy edit every once in a while.
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