• Clif Bar ColdShot Challenge 3.0 Awards Ceremony Recap

    The awards ceremony, held at Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY, gathered top photographers and members of the East Coast surf community for a night of cheers and beers, and – of course – the presentation of this year’s champions.

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  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0: March Recap

    As the phrase goes, In like a lion, out like a lamb, March has lived up to its reputation.  Cold and bitter to start off the month with mild and more welcoming temps as we head into April.  Hard to believe the winter is over.  It is bittersweet to see her go. The month started [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0: February Recap

    Although this winter has been less than stellar, February still offered a handful of fun-sized swells up and down the east coast.  Some really amazing photos have been entered from each region; a solid set of great lineup shots peppered with a good mix of action and water shots.  Scroll down the check out a [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0: January Recap

    First off, we would like to thank everyone for their continued support and interest in cold water surf photography.  ClifBar really stepped it up this year with an increased prize purse and we are stoked to see the cold water community coming together and supporting one another.  There have been some amazing entries and we [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0

    We’re Back Winter is in full force and that only means one thing.  The Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0 presented by NySea is Back!  For the past 3 years, the Cold Shot Challenge had been the premiere East Coast cold water surf photography contest, with its jurisdiction ranging from Maine to North Carolina and [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar ColdShot Challenge Champions and Recap (Gallery)

    The awards ceremony, held at Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY, gathered top photographers and members of the East Coast surf community for a night of cheers and beers, and – of course – the presentation of this year’s champions.

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  • How good was Hermine?

    Wow. How good was Hermine!? After what felt like (and possibly was), the longest flat spell the Northeast endured, Tropical Storm Hermine ripped through Florida and up the coast producing one of the best forecasts New York has ever seen. From Sunday through the week, almost every spectator came together in one place. Instagram. By […]

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  • “Shorebreak” Premieres in Long Beach, NY

    Tuesday June 21, 2016, world renowned photographer Clark Little and videographer Peter King came to New York to premiere their new film “Shorebreak,” at the Allegria Hotel in Long Beach, NY. The film chronicles the life of Clark Little. A humbled, yet energetic Hawaiian, who over the past decade taken ocean photography to another level. […]

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  • Humpbacks Graze NY Shores

    The waters of New York hold some of the best views of the Manhattan skyline out there, making it a frequent spot for photographers. Some of the most breathtaking photographs you’ve seen of places like The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Manhattan are often captured from a boat or on the water. However, just […]

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  • Flashback Gallery – 3/5/2016 – Josh Goetz

    Josh Goetz is from Central long Island and grew up surfing the beaches of Fire Island. He started taking photos back in 95 on his first surf trip to Costa Rica. We caught up with Josh after an epic New York day of surf. NYSEA - Back in 95, What were you mainly shooting ? Josh [...] Continue Reading
  • Home Went Off !

    Home went off a couple weeks ago.  Christmas swell on the way ! Here is an epic photo gallery from NY photographers, Mike Nelson, Justin Burkle, Ryan Moore and  James Parascandola. Check out their websites and or shoot them a follow. Mike Nelson – Instagram – Facebook – Website Justin Burkle – Instagram – Facebook – Website  […]

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  • No Rubber

    One can only move so much in rubber, even when one of the best winters the northeast has ever experience turns to summer. So some of the local boys from Montauk — consisting of Nick Joeckel, Leif Engstrom, Travis Beckmann and Jensen Callaway, a mutual friend from Florida’s east coast — shed their wetsuits for […]

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  • Mike Nelson the 2013 “Yo Shot Challenge” Champion (Video)

    As New York’s premiere surf photography contest, the “Yo Shot Challenge“ is proud to announce Long Beach photographer Mike Nelson as the 2013 Champion. TJ Gumiela, pictured in the winning shot, joins Nelson in the winner’s circle with Nelson taking home $1,500 of the cash prize and Gumiela $500. During the 3 month fall surf season […]

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  • Tropical Storm Gabrielle #yoshotchallenge

    After the longest flat spell in the history of NY surfing, Tropical Storm Gabrielle ran up the coast with conditions looking clean but with questionable swell size.  It turned out to be not exactly what we wanted, but definitely what we needed. The new online photo challenge YO SHOT CHALLENGE got kicked off with a […]

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  • “Yo Shot Challenge” New York’s premier photo challenge

    We are stoked to launch our first 100% public online contest. Open to all. Take a good shot from your camera/go pro or phone and win some money. Some small but fun looking waves finally on the forecast from tropical storm Gabrielle. So we are looking forward to the first entries this week. NYSEA urges […]

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  • Introducing: Dirty Water.

    Introducing “Dirty Water“. Go to Blog HERE to stay up to date. TJ Gumiela, core New York surfer, shares his unique experience in and out of the water from the big apple to all corners of the world. Stay Tuned for more from Dirty Water. NYSEA caught up with videographer/editor Ben Capron on what to […]

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  • John Beattie (New Surf Film Kickstarter)

    NY native and lifetime surfer John Beattie is coming into the final stages of a film he has been working on for 3 years. After surviving a stroke in 2007 he was left with weakness in his right arm and leg. That has kept him out of the water, but his love and focus went […]

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  • Mike Nelson Good to Epic Surfline

    Mike Nelson with a Good to Epic surf shot on Surfline HERE. NY goes off!! Just not everyday. Thanks Nelly for the shot !

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  • James Katsipis (Reprieve)

    A Look at Winter in Montauk with James in and out of the water. This edit is entirely made up of stills and sequences combined to give it a video look. Epic shots ! Check it !! REPRIEVE from James Katsipis on Vimeo.

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  • Finding Nemo !

    Full NY crew takes to the water to find what Nemo stirred up ! 02-09-13 We are not sure what to think about naming Nor’easters, but at least they named this one Nemo !    James Katsipis is a dedicated photographer with a variety of skills both in and out of the water. With weather […]

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  • NY’s Matt Clark Wins Photo of the Year !!!

    NY surf photographer Matt Clark wins Surfline’s photo of the year !! When NYSEA gave Matt Clark the nickname the “Wizard” it was for a reason. This guy does magic with his camera like a wizard does with his wand. We are so stoked for our brother.  Thousands of photographers competed in this event and […]

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  • NY’s Matt Clark Wins Surfline Contest !

    NY photographer Matt Clark Wins Photo of the Month on Surfline ! Yea Clark ! Check out full story HERE    

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  • Check out Jc Beierle’s Album of Alex Fawess and Chris Tomlin in PR !

    Check out Jc Beierle‘s Album of Alex Fawess and Chris Tomlin in PR. On Jc’s new Site HERE !!

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  • NY’s Alex Fawess flying into PR last week !!!

    shot by NY’s Jc Beierle Sick shot Jc !!! Jc’s got skills !

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