Ryan Thomas has been traveling around the world making surf films for himself and clients like Volcom for decades. Back in 2009, photographer Ryan Tatar interviewed him for us but now we’re back in touch with Thomas for some behind-the-scenes shots from his latest trip to Costa Rica.
“For me, and I imagine most,” Thomas said about this photo set, “surf trip travel is as much about the experiences and new sights seen on land as it is about scoring in the water. I’ve had skunked trips that still left me feeling refreshed by the scenic beauty and most importantly the people I met along the way.”
Here’s a look at Costa Rica from that angle, snapped in 35mm with his Nikonos camera. The trip was centered around filming Tico surfer, Carlos Muñoz, for a Volcom film project he’s directing. We’ll keep you posted on that as details become available, but for now, enjoy these bad boys.
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