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Photolyfe: Rambo Estrada

Welcome to PhotoLyfe, in which Stab’s favourite photographers answer questions about themselves with their own images. It’s that old picture-tells-a-thousand-words chestnut but with more colour and pop. It’s a way to cut out all the bullshit. It’s like jacking into the main vein of those who supply us with exquisite surf imagery every day. Give thanks […]

style // Mar 8, 2016
Words by stab
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Welcome to PhotoLyfe, in which Stab’s favourite photographers answer questions about themselves with their own images. It’s that old picture-tells-a-thousand-words chestnut but with more colour and pop. It’s a way to cut out all the bullshit. It’s like jacking into the main vein of those who supply us with exquisite surf imagery every day. Give thanks by studying each image with a more careful eye than ever!

Today we’re going to picturesque land of New Zealand to peer into the world of surfing’s best-named photographer, Rambo Estrada. Here’s three things worth knowing about Rambo: He’s from a town called Mt Maunganui on the east side of the North Island In New Zealand, which is flat 90 percent of the time; He recently quit his day job (which was actually a night job) so he can concentrate 100 percent of his time on photography; and, “I love traveling overseas and experiencing new cultures but I’ve decided that for the next 12 months, I’m going to concentrate on traveling around my own country, because let’s face it, New Zealand is pretty fuckin rad.”

Dive into Rambo’s web portal, Instagram @ramboestrada, and Facebook here.

1. Describe yourself.

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2. Where are you from?

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3. What got you into photography?

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4. Where do you wish you were right now?

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5. What inspires you?

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6. Who’s your favourite person to photograph?

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7. What makes the best photograph?

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8. What’s your favourite weapon?

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9. Describe your mood right now.

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10. What else should we know about you?

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Oh, and for a little extra something, here’s Rambo’s photo portfolio in video form:

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