Sherman, Steve

Durable, diplomatic surf photographer from north San Diego County, California; best known for his portraits and behind-the-scenes candids. Sherman was born (1963) and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, moved with his family to San Diego at age 10, and began surfing at 12. The following year, as an assignment for an eighth-grade photography class, he used a hand-me-down camera to shoot a local skateboard contest (Sherman himself was a pro skater in his teen years); he was influenced, he later sa...