Editor’s Note: Want to take your photography to the next level? Check out Zak Noyle’s Guide to Surf Photography for more lessons on how to refine your approach, process, and positioning to improve your creative results and your career opportunities.
There’s no reason to risk your life in the lineup if you can prepare yourself beforehand. In all aspects of his approach to photography, Zak Noyle stresses the importance of preparation, from safety to composing your shots, knowing your surroundings in the lineup, and more. Here, he passes on a handful of quick lessons worth remembering.