A look inside the surf culture of the Gold Coast [gallery]

Jul 26, 2013 3 Comments by

Al Mackinnon was a guest of Tourism and Events Queensland. This article was originally published on Matador Network


, beach, gold-coast, surfing


Al Mackinnon is a photographer and surfer with a penchant for uncrowded locales, often those in cooler parts of the globe. On the road ten months a year his work featuring in countless publications worldwide, he was the first Brit to score a cover of surfing’s bi-monthly tome; The Surfers Journal, the first Brit to be nominated for a Billabong XXL award twice (winning once in 2006/7) and featured alongside some of the greatest photographers of all time in the Silver Footprint book. Trusted by clients to produce arresting imagery whatever the weather and by locals to handle their zones with subtlety.