1) Surfing is not photogenic…

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2) …and we don’t understand why anyone would think otherwise

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3) The scenery is just non-existent

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4) There are no good views

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5) No chances to look good on a surfboard

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6) No chance for the surfboard to look good at all

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Surf Shack Shop Wild Thing

7) No chance for a good photo

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8) …because all the waves are too samey

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Kassia Meador Swatch Longboard Surfing

9) You’ll never see a good sunset

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Sunset Surfers at Chesterman Beach Tofino Adrian Dorst

10) And it’s pretty much just getting wet, isn’t it?

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11) It’s impossible to look cool


12) The sea is always just way too busy

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13) There’s never anything nice at the beach...

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14) …and when you get there?

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Surfing Camping Beach

15) It’s too blue

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16) Far, far too blue

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Surfing Hawaii

17) There's nothing to do when the sun goes down either...

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18) You have to be a pro with a badass camera to get any kind of cool shot

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19) And even pro shots aren’t all that rad…

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namatu fiji surfing

20) So, rather than taking “sunset surf shots"…

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21) …Maybe you should go take pictures of mojitos in jam jars and put them on Instagram like everyone else

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22) Or just stick to your strange games

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Old Man Surfing Longboarding

23) …because, yeah, you’re an odd bunch

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Women longboarding surfing Jim Russi

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