When Grace was 19 years old, his career in surf photography went from zero to 100 in a day. Literally. “Back then I knew I loved surf photography, but I was scared to throw myself at it because I had no idea what I was doing, and the club of top surf photographers was incredibly intimidating,” Grace says, recalling Black Friday in 2013, the day that changed everything. “But I had just finished my baseball career, and I had a chance to pursue a new passion for the first time in my life, and I vowed to myself to give it my all that winter season.
The Follow The Light foundation, in memory of SURFING Magazine’s famous Photo Editor, Larry “Flame” Moore, has been honoring the best young surf photographers in the world since Flame’s passing in 2005, while awarding one winner each year with a $5000 grant to kickstart their careers.
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