Taras, Pete

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Uncomplicated surf photographer and editor from southern California; Surfing magazine photo editor since 2008. Taras was born (1977) in Costa Mesa, California, began surfing with his father at age eight, and moved with his family to San Clemente in 1988. Shortly after finishing high school, Taras bought a used camera and water housing and trained his focus on the surf. Wave Action magazine ran a f...

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