theFINproject by Timothy Hogan

Celebrating the beauty and role of the fin and its creators throughout surfing history

Sometimes the most integral aspects of a craft receive the least attention. This rings especially true in surfboard design where the fin is often overlooked. But theFINproject, a new photo series and upcoming documentary by still-life and renowned commercial photographer (and fully fledged surf addict) Timothy Hogan, is putting the oft-forgotten fin and the forward-thinking artisans and watermen who craft them in the spotlight. “I …

Conventional Wisdom: 37th Vent Haven Ventriloquist Convention

The third installment of Arthur Drooker's photo series on convention attendees

Photographer Arthur Drooker has already taken us on eccentric adventures within the World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships and the annual assembling of the Association of Lincoln Presenters. Drooker’s been swinging by a hand-picked selection of the convention industry’s oddest, while compiling images for his new book-in-progress Conventional Wisdom. The next stop is the Cincinnati Airport Marriott Hotel for the 37th Vent Haven Convention, which …

Conventional Wisdom: World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships

The second installment of Arthur Drooker's photo series on convention attendees

We recently took you to the Association of Lincoln Presenters annual assembly, by way of photographer Arthur Drooker‘s camera lens. Drooker has been dropping by some of the convention industry’s most eccentric gatherings in an effort to capture never-before-seen moments. Inspired by the passionate dedication and camaraderie of these attendees, Drooker is trekking along a path toward his new book and, once again, we’ve been …