Professional Surfing Photography

I have been photographing professional surfers since 1999 here in San Diego.  My surfing photography has appeared in editorials and advertising for surfing brands or major publications such as Surfer, Surfing Magazine, Surfers Journal, Transworld Surf, and Eastern Surf.

You can schedule a surfing photography session for either an individual surfer or group of friends.  Also if you want to get professional photos of your family surfing together I am available for those sessions.  If you are a surf related brand and need photos of your team riders we can work with those athletes to get your outstanding photos for your brand.  Or if you simple need some surfing photos to be licensed.

Surfing Photo Sessions Available

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Individual & Group Surfing Sessions

Water Photo Session - Starting at $240
Land Photo Session - Starting at $140


* Group Rates - a discount will be applied to the per person rate listed above for the photo session.
* Covers up to 90 minute session.
* Rates apply to within San Diego City Proper and are subject to increases due  to travel.
* Clients receive best retouched photos from session chosen by photographer.

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Family Surfing Session

Session Rate - Starting at $299

- Session may include both land & water photos dependent on location.
- Some sessions may include video footage of session.
* Covers up to 90 minute session.
* Rates apply to within San Diego City Proper and are subject to increases due  to travel.
* Clients receive best retouched photos from session chosen by photographer.

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Surf Trip Photographer

Trip Rate - "Contact Us Below For a Quote"

- Typically the travel, hotel, or lodging expenses will be covered by hiring group in addition to a photographers fee for the trip.
- Trips may include both land & water photos dependent on location.
- Some trips may include video footage of session.

- Clients will receive best photographs from the trip retouched in both printing and web format.




Surfing Videos

Surf Session Filming  (Gift Certificates Available)


Have your surf session documented and a mini surf video edited together for you to keep forever.

- Available for Individuals and Groups
- Starting at $199

- Final Video File Provided to Clients 

Surf Contests & Events


If you have a specific event coming up and need it filmed contact us below


- Starting at $299

- Final Video File Provided to Clients

Paddle Out Memorials


When a surfer passes it is a special and important moment for family and friends.  The traditional Paddle Out Ceremony only happens once.  We can film & photograph the event to create a lasting memory for the loved ones to always have.


Contact Us Below For a Quote or More Information

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Surfing Photo Licensing

- Available for your brand's adveristing, websites, and/or logos.


* Licensing fees / rates may be determined by length of time required, reach, and whether exclusive or non-exclusive.

Contact Us

Don't Wait! Book Your Surfing Photo Session.

We Capture Memories to Last a Lifetime

We love our customers and look forward to speaking with you.

John Cocozza Photography

(858) 952-9999