John Lyman grew up surfing the beach breaks in California around Huntington & Newport. Picking up photography in high school, John had his first surfing photo published in Surfer Magazine in 1970. He has been living and shooting surfing photos in Costa Rica for the past 13 years. Check out John’s Costa Rica portfolios at John Lyman Photos.


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You can send your surf photos or video files to, or send us a message if you need assistance. Be sure to identify the location for us. We welcome both amateur and professional submissions.