Shawn Parkin is a lifelong surfer and outdoors enthusiast from Orange County, California.
“I picked up a camera for the first time in college, when knee injuries forced me to put surfing on hold for a while,” says Parkin. “To ease the pain of not being able to surf, I began shooting photos. I didn’t get serious about it until a couple of years into a graphic design career. I began to shoot some photos for my employer at the time, and really got hooked on it. Soon, photography kind of took over my life, and I haven’t looked back. While graphic design is a creative field, which is why I liked it, photography is a whole new ball game. Not only is it an amazing creative outlet, but it keeps me outdoors, experiencing new things, and meeting interesting people. Live the life you love!”Powered by Sidelines