We love Dave “Nelly” Nelson! Few people can say they've risked swimming in dangerous waters such as Mavericks Waves and alongside animals 10 times their size (Whales are beautiful but they're intimidating close up!) to get the perfect shot, but that's exactly what he does.
Dave is a globally published surf and skate photographer with over 80 magazine covers and spreads. He spent many years as senior photographer for TransWorld Surf Magazine as well as major action sports brands such as Vans Shoes, O’Neill, Fox, and Reef. Being one of the top action water photographers in the world, and gaining respect from elite athletes around the globe has gotten Dave access to the best action spots on the planet!
We're thrilled to offer Dave's Signature Series on Cal31.com - please feel free to contact us if you have a special request regarding Dave's amazing work!
Dave's Beautiful Family
Tools of the trade -Dave's arsenal of water housing from SPL Waterhousings