Hornbaker, Jeff

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Quiet, adaptable, peripatetic surf photographer from Los Angeles, California; among the best in his field throughout the 1980s and '90s. Hornbaker was born (1955) in Pomona, California, began surfing at age 13, and in 1975 published his first surf photos in Surfer magazine. He became a Surfer masthead photographer in 1979, then jumped to Surfing in 1987, where he remained until 1998. The gaunt a...

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