Pete Hodgson

Home: Off The Wall, Haleiwa, Hawaii
Home away from home: Cocoa Beach, Florida
Years shooting: 20
Favorite place to shoot: Pipeline/Backdoor/Off The Wall
Scariest place to shoot: Pipeline/Backdoor/Off The Wall
Equipment: All Canon

Magazines who currently list you on masthead:
Surfing and ESM
Career Highlights: Shooting and editing the H3O TV show. Producing my own surf videos (Surf Aliens/Flips Kryp Clips/Surf Sessions etc.) Shooting and building the Hui Videos: Sudden Rush and The Backdoor Shootout 1. Launched the Hawaiian surf magazine: High Surf Advisory. Cover shots for Surfer, TWSurf and ASL. Posters in Surfing, Surfer, ESM. Feature articles for The Surfers Journal, Surfer, Surfing. Managed and rode for the Sundek team (125 team riders in 7 different sports, the very first extreme team included Kelly Slater, Tony Hawk and Mark Foo). Won the Iron Surfer award in the 1979 US Surfing Championships.
Photo Philosophy: It's all about the light baby!
Favorite Lensman: Don King
First published photo: Ronnie Burns at Rocky Point
Goals: Enjoy life
Lessons learned the hard way: Take your work seriously not yourself...