Unpredictable

Trevor Gordon  /  2 Min Read  /  Surfing

Travel photos shot on film.

Taken from our tree-house cabin right before the salt and sand claimed the camera for its own, merely a few days into the trip.

All photos by Trevor Gordon

There is a beauty to the unpredictable. Whenever I go on a trip, I won’t let my trustworthy (or not so trustworthy) 35mm film camera leave my hip. The following is a collection of crusty photographs from a journey to Canada’s Vancouver Island in search of its beautifully unpredictable surf.

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Hitching a ride to the surf with Tofino local Peter Devries.

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Most times it’s a bit harder than just driving to get to the surf.

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This is just a quick drawing of the amazing view from master photographer Jeremy Koreski’s flat.

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Accidental success. One of the many lakes in BC getting delicate after sunset.

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Jeremy, half suited up attempting to keep his camera dry, while crossing the snow-melted river.

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Six foot, howling onshore on one side. Turn the corner, and it’s one foot and perfect on the other.

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Your normal driftwood graveyard on Vancouver Island.

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Jeremy, explaining how many cougars are just over the bluff.

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Having access to a boat on Vancouver Island enables you to go so many pristine places otherwise impossible. Jeremy making sure his skiff is tied up.

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After a fun surf in a secluded cove the hike back is equally rewarding.

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Rubber gumboots and an old walkway above the swampy forest floor.

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The forest glimmering for only a moment before being reclaimed by the clouds overhead.

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