This photo was just sitting in my files because there was another photographers head in the way, kind of ruining the shot. So one day a friend of mine Daniela was at the house and I asked her if she could get rid of the head… Boom! In one-minute the shot was perfect, hit some contrast, and it was instantly one of my favorite shots ever and it was Andy. I sent it to Billabong and in one-week it was picked to be the 2012 Billabong Pipeline Masters poster image. And to think, for a while it was buried in my files….
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