x

Canon Master: Eugene Tan

by on Thursday 21st November, 2013   18496 Visits   Comments

You’ll have seen his work here on magicseaweed and Aquabumps, Eugene Tan grew up in Western Australia and started surfing in the Cottesloe shorebreak at age three, clinging to his father’s back.

Today, he still spends every spare moment immersed in the ocean, but now he’s taking photos when he’s not surfing. Eugene’s fascination for photography started early taking pictures as a teenager and continued as he studied photography at university as part of his design degree.

After 10 years as a Creative Director for a leading digital agency, Eugene left the city to concentrate full time as a professional photographer and blogger. Today, Eugene combines both of his passions – surfing and photography – in his successful photography business, Aquabumps. Eugene Tan captures Bondi Beach at sunrise every day, and has done so for 13 years, sending his images to more than 90,000 people each morning.

Canon Australia appointed Eugen as a Canon Master in 2013 and this film produced by untitled film works tells his story in his own words.

Comments
Average rating of 5 from 2 votes

18496 Visits -

Video The Ripple Effect: Bob Hurley
1126

The Ripple Effect: Bob Hurley

The final episode of The Ripple Effect tells the story of how the humble brainchild of an eccentric genius changed the entire surf industry

Video Russell Bierke – Not Your Typical 16-year-old
6711

Russell Bierke – Not Your Typical 16-year-old

A year following 16-year-old Russell Bierke charging Shipsterns, Hawaii and South Coast NSW

Video Filipe Toledo and Yago Dora Unleash
1276

Filipe Toledo and Yago Dora Unleash

Brazilian stuntmen Filipe Toledo and Yago Dora have a blast on these fun looking beachies

Feature Are Egos Getting in The Way of Safety?
10601

Are Egos Getting in The Way of Safety?

As the boundaries of surfing are constantly pushed into the distance, Matt Rott questions surfing's relationship with the helmet

Video Living It Up on Lombok
3572

Living It Up on Lombok

Soli Bailey, Tai Graham, and Harrison Roach chase a healthy swell over a week on Lombok

Feature Bali Delivers
8066

Bali Delivers

Late July brings perfect conditions to Bali and Lombok