Moir, Mike

Barrel-chested surf photographer from Newport Beach, California; a Surfer staffer from 1977 to present day, best known for his crystalline close-up action shots, mostly taken in Orange County. Moir was born (1946) in British Columbia, Canada, moved with his family to Orange County in the mid-'50s, and by 1964 was an avid surfer and a hobbyist photographer. He had his first photo published in Surfer in 1967, but in the late '60s and early '70s he was all but completely off the surf beat, first...