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FLORIDA FINE ART SURF PHOTOGRAPHY | SPRING FLING BY CODY COLEMAN

St. Augustine Beach Florida Ocean Photography | A Collection by Cody Coleman

The past week has been one I will remember for quite some time. With long period groundswell & favorable winds, everyone with a surfboard was out looking for there slice of liquid heaven. Luckily the Oldest City held the swell like a glove.

The past 5 days I have spent more time in the ocean than sleeping and I would not change it for anything. From waking up at 5:30am every day to spending the late night hours processing photos, I have put in some serious time to create this collection of imagery & I hope you guys enjoy it.

Tuesday Morning Chucky Lanham snagged this golden gem just after the sun broke the horizon. I had the vision of this shot in my head when swimming out and was so stoked when I saw Chucky scrapping into this one right in front of me. Get well soon Buddy

Tuesday Morning Chucky Lanham snagged this golden gem just after the sun broke the horizon. I had the vision of this shot in my head when swimming out and was so stoked when I saw Chucky scrapping into this one right in front of me. Get well soon Buddy

My view while walking up to the beach on Tuesday morning. I knew at this point I was in for something magical...

My view while walking up to the beach on Tuesday morning. I knew at this point I was in for something magical...

With footing like that you can only guess how barred Gabe got on this one... This Tube was unreal. He passed me only about a foot away and I had such a great view of him driving through a really solid section and making it.

With footing like that you can only guess how barred Gabe got on this one... This Tube was unreal. He passed me only about a foot away and I had such a great view of him driving through a really solid section and making it.

Josh Cabana showing a proper power turn Tuesday morning. Josh & I have not linked up on a ton of photos, stoked we made this one happen.

Dan Worley in a very familiar spot Tuesday morning. was silly how barreled he got on this one. He fully came out after the spit.

Dan Worley in a very familiar spot Tuesday morning. was silly how barreled he got on this one. He fully came out after the spit.

It's never easy shooting this angle but when one works out, its usually a keeper. Pictured is Noah Brownell on one of the many barrels he got this week. Yeah Noah you were charging this week bud!

It's never easy shooting this angle but when one works out, its usually a keeper. Pictured is Noah Brownell on one of the many barrels he got this week. Yeah Noah you were charging this week bud!

Mind surf this one for a minuet. I know I have been...

Mind surf this one for a minuet. I know I have been...

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Evan Brownell and a very casual approach to a not so casual wave...

Pat Conner one wave before snapping the nose off his board and continuing to have a better session then most guys in the lineup...

Pat Conner one wave before snapping the nose off his board and continuing to have a better session then most guys in the lineup...

Gabe Kling silhouetted by the morning light on Tuesday morning.

Gabe Kling silhouetted by the morning light on Tuesday morning.

Jody Davis butt dragging straight through this backlit gem Tuesday mid morning. Jody is one of my favorite surfers to photograph is backhand attack is flawless... See next photo for proof...

Jody Davis showing local grom Noah Brownell how to properly attach the lip on your backhand... Take notes kids!

Jody Davis showing local grom Noah Brownell how to properly attach the lip on your backhand... Take notes kids!

For the ones looking for the green room, I have you covered... Well that lip has you covered anyway... hahaha

For the ones looking for the green room, I have you covered... Well that lip has you covered anyway... hahaha

Evan Brownell driving through a lefty...

Evan Brownell driving through a lefty...

No Peaking...

No Peaking...

Noah Brownell all smiles after his 10th tube of the morning...

Noah Brownell all smiles after his 10th tube of the morning...

Andrew Gregorie using the backdoor to sneak in without being seen by a shoulder hopper...

Andrew Gregorie using the backdoor to sneak in without being seen by a shoulder hopper...

Gabe taking a similar apprach, but on a much larger wave... I love the heavy left section behind him...

Gabe taking a similar apprach, but on a much larger wave... I love the heavy left section behind him...

Unknown guy up close and personal Tuesday late morning. This was one of the last photos I took before getting out of the water...

Great water color this week as well...

Great water color this week as well...

Guy on the shoulder wishing that was him...

Guy on the shoulder wishing that was him...

Pat Conner turned the sprinkler on for this one.

Pat Conner turned the sprinkler on for this one.

Andrew Gregorie airdropping and dragging into a runner.

Chucky Lanham pulled back but still pulled in Tuesday mid-morning.

Chucky Lanham pulled back but still pulled in Tuesday mid-morning.

Unknown on a dreamy backlit tuber...

Unknown on a dreamy backlit tuber...

Paul Lange on a dreamy one, and yes he made it...

Gabe Kling In the pocket taking alllll the change...

Gabe Kling In the pocket taking alllll the change...

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Evan Brownell hitting the brakes harrrrrrrrd...

Jody Davis sitting on the foam ball of yet another maker.

Jody Davis sitting on the foam ball of yet another maker.

Chucky trying to hide.

Chucky trying to hide.

Thick and throaty was on the menu all morning...

Thick and throaty was on the menu all morning...

Eden Lange about to crank it...

Eden Lange about to crank it...

He should have gone... hahahahahaha

He should have gone... hahahahahaha

Hey Noah

Hey Noah

Billy Anderson on his Birthday... Could you ask for much more on your Birthday. I think not...

Billy Anderson on his Birthday... Could you ask for much more on your Birthday. I think not...

Unknown unknowing...

Unknown unknowing...

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Dan Worley Blasting one at sunrise Monday morning. Quite possibly one of my favorite bodyboard shots from the water.

Noah Brownell driving...

Noah Brownell driving...

Chucky Lanham throwing rooster tails at sunrise...

The Impact zone...

The Impact zone...

Evan Brownell agains the grain.

Evan Brownell agains the grain.

Gabe just passing by... Seriously, I have never whitnessed so many barrels in one week.

Gabe just passing by... Seriously, I have never whitnessed so many barrels in one week.

Evans casual aproach to waking up early...

Evans casual aproach to waking up early...

Paul Lange dodging a green monster Tuesday... To his defense, he made all efforts to make it. The air drop alone was solid...

Paul Lange dodging a green monster Tuesday... To his defense, he made all efforts to make it. The air drop alone was solid...

Evan took some series beatings this week trying to link up a sold barrel shot...

Evan took some series beatings this week trying to link up a sold barrel shot...

Well... I guess its time we move on to Wednesday's swim... Hope you guys are along for the ride its gonna be a wet one... hahahahahhaahahhahaha

Well... I guess its time we move on to Wednesday's swim... Hope you guys are along for the ride its gonna be a wet one... hahahahahhaahahhahaha

When you walk over the dunes and this is what you see... I couldn't get my camera in its housing fast enough. lol

When you walk over the dunes and this is what you see... I couldn't get my camera in its housing fast enough. lol

First ones on the beach = first ones to get tubes...

First ones on the beach = first ones to get tubes...

And... I mean tuuuuuubes. Once the morning sickness wore off Wednesday morning conditions were all time for quite some time...

And... I mean tuuuuuubes. Once the morning sickness wore off Wednesday morning conditions were all time for quite some time...

Not sure his name, but i'm sure we will know soon enough...

Not sure his name, but i'm sure we will know soon enough...

Seth Conboy utilizing an inside section before taking the board to the face...

Seth Conboy utilizing an inside section before taking the board to the face...

Pat Conner in the Pocket about to run me over...

Pat Conner in the Pocket about to run me over...

Pcon with a buckled nose...

Pcon with a buckled nose...

Noah Brownell & I working angles. Noah serioulsy charged so hard...

Noah Brownell & I working angles. Noah serioulsy charged so hard...

I love this one. Not sure who it is but he got super barreld and yess... he made it.

I love this one. Not sure who it is but he got super barreld and yess... he made it.

Choices :)

Choices :)

Evan just kept finding them all moring. Gold, Green, blue it didint matter.

Evan just kept finding them all moring. Gold, Green, blue it didint matter.

Noah Again, but this time on a serious runner.

Noah Again, but this time on a serious runner.

Alex Zapponie no hands & no cares... Just the way it should be.

Alex Zapponie no hands & no cares... Just the way it should be.

This unknown rider drove though this left hand pit for 12 frames of goodness but this one gave the best perspective.

This unknown rider drove though this left hand pit for 12 frames of goodness but this one gave the best perspective.

Franny in the cranny...

Franny in the cranny...

Alec Zapponie on what I consider the best wave all day on Wednesday. He drove through this gem for 18 frames before getting spit out dry. Sick one homie !

Noah Brownell on a really heavy left. He did not make it out of this wave, but he gave a huge effort. The drop alone was worth the wave...

Noah Brownell on a really heavy left. He did not make it out of this wave, but he gave a huge effort. The drop alone was worth the wave...

Over a 3 day span Evan packed more tubes then most, but that sure does not make up for this barrel dodge right here. I was screaming at the top of my lungs for him to go left, but the old camera drew him right. :|

Over a 3 day span Evan packed more tubes then most, but that sure does not make up for this barrel dodge right here. I was screaming at the top of my lungs for him to go left, but the old camera drew him right. :|

The man the mith the legend, Dave Macri. Nailing shots since before every person in the line up was even born.

The man the mith the legend, Dave Macri. Nailing shots since before every person in the line up was even born.

Franshot Barba and this goldie ran a good distance before spitting him out...

Evan Brownell buring up the brake pads on this one.

Evan Brownell buring up the brake pads on this one.

All good things must come to an end... Like this collection of surf imagery shot on the beaches of the Oldest City in the Nation, St. Augustine Fl. I hope everyone enjoyed the collection. I know I really enjoyed creating it for you guys. I just added up my total time invested in creating this collection and its just over 21 hours total. From swimming to post production to the creation of this blog post I have poured my love & passion into creating this visual piece for all to enjoy.  Please remember to give me proper photo credit on all shared photos.  Instgram: @CodyColeman  Also, if you are interested in a print of any sort I would love to make that happen.   

All good things must come to an end... Like this collection of surf imagery shot on the beaches of the Oldest City in the Nation, St. Augustine Fl. I hope everyone enjoyed the collection. I know I really enjoyed creating it for you guys. I just added up my total time invested in creating this collection and its just over 21 hours total. From swimming to post production to the creation of this blog post I have poured my love & passion into creating this visual piece for all to enjoy.

Please remember to give me proper photo credit on all shared photos.

Instgram: @CodyColeman

Also, if you are interested in a print of any sort I would love to make that happen.