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Glass Love, A Summer Surfboard Festival

Published August 14th, 2012

Glass Love, A Summer Surfboard Festival put on by Wyldewood Surf Club in Port Colborne, Ont. It was the the first-ever event on the Great Lakes dedicated to the surfboard. It was part surf expo featured a surf swap, live shaping demonstration by Geoff Johnson of Five Surfboards, an antique surfboard roadshow, a ding repair clinic, raffles, and fireworks.
It also featured surfing as waves had built up enough in Lake Erie for the more than 50 people who came out to the festival to take to the water.

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cutting foam

Cutting the outline of the board

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 200mm / f/2.8 / 1/3200 sec
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flying foam

making a cut on the curve

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 200mm / f/2.8 / 1/3200 sec
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saw

working on the tail

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 200mm / f/2.8 / 1/2500 sec
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Marking

Marking the lines of the surfboard

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 200mm / f/2.8 / 1/1600 sec
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curve

marking out the nose of the surfboard

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 200mm / f/2.8 / 1/2500 sec
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blowing foam

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 135mm / f/2.8 / 1/640 sec
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Making the cut

Geoff Johnson of Five Surfboards making a surfboard

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 14mm / f/2.8 / 1/1600 sec
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checking the board

Geoff Johnson of Five Surfboards making sure things are straight

  • August 11th, 2012
  • NIKON D7000
  • 175mm / f/2.8 / 1/2500 sec

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