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Tim Nunn

Tim Nunn



Tim has been involved in image making around surfing and adventure for the last 19 years. Originally starting as a film maker, Tim spent six years on the road, contributing and making 14 films and documentaries around surfing and travel. He then settled in North Cornwall in The UK and started to focus of photography, drawing inspiration from sharing an office with The Surfers Path magazine and the world around. Tim then went on to first photo edit and be staff photographer at Europe's longest running surfing magazine Wavelength, before spending five years as editor and photographer. During that time he also photo edited and wrote the coffee table book Surfing which has sold over 20,000 copies world wide. He is now a freelance photographer and writer specialising in surfing and adventure photography. Tim has just released his second coffee table book Numb, tales of adventure from Canada, Norway, Iceland and Scotland with friends Timmy Turner and co-author Ian Battrick. Clients Include - Nike 6.0, Nike, Rip Curl, Billabong, Finisterre, O'Neill, Sanuk, Ford, Monster Energy, Santa Cruz, National Geographic Adventure, ESPN, Men's Journal, Wavelength, Surfer, Transworld Surf, Surf Europe, The Surfer's Path, ASL, Zig Zag, Surf News, Baco, The Bomb, Fluir, Nordic Surfer, Surfers, The Scotsman, The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, Surfline, The Field.
  • Nikon D300, Nikon D700
  • Nikon 10.5mm, Nikon 300mm f4, Nikon 50mm
  • SPL Waterhousing

Numb - Six Years of Cold Water Adventure

Published June 19th, 2013

Numb – Six Years of Cold Water Adventure

“Six years of travel, searching, cold water surfing & adventure in one photographic travelogue. Surfer Ian Battrick and photographer Tim Nunn have spent months in some of the wilder places in the Northern Hemisphere and this is their story in 200 pages of rich photography. From dealing with bears in the wilderness of Canada to volcanic eruptions in Iceland, driving for days in Norway to surfing heavy slabs in Scotland, this book is a window into some of the less explored corners of the surfing world. It is a book designed to inspire you to break free of the confines of everyday life and have your own adventure. To get out and see the planet for the incredible place its is, whether that be for a weekend, a year or a lifetime.”

Numb came about quite organically as Ian Battrick and myself started travelling looking for some solitude at the colder ends of the planet. We never inted to produce a book, but as the adventures unfolded we wanted to put ...

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New Photo Book Numb

Published April 8th, 2013

I have just published a new 208 page coffee table book called Numb. It documents the last six years of travel and adventure searching for cold water surf in Canada, Iceland, Norway and Scotland with surfers Ian Battrick and Timmy Turner - drop me a line if you'd like a copy -

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A little searching for surf in Iceland

Published August 30th, 2012

Just a couple of shots from part of a recent trip surfing in Iceland for a book called Numb.

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November in France

Published December 6th, 2011

France pumped for surf for two weeks, only thing was most of the time it was under thick fog. God for surfing, bad for shooting, it did have its moments though.

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Life Under Light

Published November 13th, 2011

Just back from 3 weeks in Iceland, shooting for book, film and some surfing product.

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