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Surf Story 2

The Surf Story project, featuring over 200 of the best surf artists in the surfing world.

In an age where magazines and books are slowly being replaced by on line versions of their former selves, it’s refreshing to see some crew fighting the good fight and keeping the cream of publishing in book form. Some of you may have already seen the original Surf Story book published a few years back. […]

Liberty Surf in New York City.

"Liberty Surf"

I produced an image a few years ago which as my tribute to New York City. I entitled this picture: Liberty Surf which pretty much visually sums up the image up as well as the general spirit of the image. Canvas enlargements of this picture can be ordered directly by sending an email to […]

Surf Story Vol.2

Sean Davey contributions to Surf Story Vol 2

There was a very cool collaborative book put out several years ago by Robb Havassey called Surf Story. A collection of art and tales all built into one awesome book. Well Robb’s about to do it all over again with Surf Story Vol 2. featuring art, photography and words from many of the worlds foremost […]

Gold Nugget – Surf art canvas

Gold Nugget  40x60 inch Triptych

From my new shadow land series, this is Gold Nugget. I photographed this on what was probably the biggest day that I have ever seen at Waimea Bay. I photographed this image late in the day, not long before sunset and there was this pulse of really BIG waves that plowed through the lineup and […] – Sean’s best surf line-ups

The Inertia_Amazing Line Ups

The fast growing surf website known as just published a feature on some of the best surf line-ups from my vast collection of images, garnered from more than 20 years of traveling as a photographer for magazines all over the world. This collection features many of the best most iconic surf lineups that I […]

19 transormational moments from my career as a photographer of surf.

Mark Richards speed blur at Tamarama, Sydney, mid 80's

I often work with a handful of surf websites these days and one of the quality ones from the US is These guys have a lot of really good quality reading and just about always have really great photography The Inertia‘s a classy site full of very good content. The fellas over there hit […]

Sydney Harbour Surf – on canvas

Sydney Harbour surf available on canvas or ultra premium glossy paper.

I have created some images over the years that are just as much art as they are photography. This is one such image. I photographed g golden Sydney Harbour sunset and merged it with a classic golden surf lineup from the northern NSW coast. The end result is a very cool surf scene in Sydney […]

Banyan Surfer

Banyan Surfer 24 x 40 inch canvas

This is a fairly recent creation that has already picked up a fair bit of attention and a few sales. I was moved to photograph this picture of a Banyan tree in Honolulu one afternoon. So many roots growing around the outside of this tree gave it a very unusual look, which in turn inspired […]

Fins n’ Palms – surf art

Fins n' Palms  20 x 40 inch canvas

I photographed this cool silhouetted surf truck with surfboards against the backdrop off a ton of palm trees near Haleiwa one evening. I’ve always loved silhouettes and loads of color, so a picture like this speaks volumes to me. I offer custom printing in Canvas and ultra premium gloss paper across a wide range of […]

The Surf Universe loses one of it’s most beloved; Montgomery “Buttons” Kaluhiokalani

Buttons proof sheet

The Surf Universe loses one of it’s most beloved; Montgomery “Buttons” Kaluhiokalani

Banyan Surfer from Shadow land

Banyan Surfer -   30 x 45 inch Canvas

This is Banyan surfer from the new shadow land collection. Shadow land is a collection based around the theme of shadows and silhouettes. Banyan surfer was photographed in Honolulu, where many magnificent ancient banyan trees can be seen. This picture is available as a custom print or canvas and is shown here as a 30 […]

5 iconic surf images from the archive

Big wave surfing on the north shore.

and this image was the result of a set of about a dozen waves all at once.

Album cover for surf band – Grand Kahuna

Grand Kahuna album cover

Here’s another feather in my cap, so to speak. Canadian surf band: Grand Kahuna, just featured one of my big surf images from Waimea Bay as their album cover. Keep an eye for these guys folks, with photography this good, they are bound to go far. :) To learn more about this band, check out […]

Surfers Path magazine features Davey Canvas Art

Hanging Canvas's

I was thumbing through the latest issue of one of my favorite surf magazines: The Surfer’s Path today when I chanced upon an editorial about my canvas art photographs, including this deluxe spread of two photos of my canvas’s hanging. This same issue features a truly amazing cover shot of Tasmanian, surfer; Marti Paradisis, photographed […]

ALO performing tonight at the Turtle Bay Surfer bay tonight only.

ALO performing at the Alma Surf Mostra Art festival, here in Rio deJaniero.

I first got to know about this cool 4 piece band called Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO for short) from the San Francisco area back in 2007 when I toured with them as well as Matt Costa, G Love and Donavon through Brazil for the Alma Surf movie, music and art festival. I’d never heard of […]