Press/PR

Sunset Ride by Zak Noyle

Zak is an accomplished professional surf photographer with many press and media credits, and he has been recognized around the world for his talent and amazing surf shots.


For press/media inquiries and interview requests:

Black Sand Publishing Inc.
Ninarae Nanca | Marketing Manager
Tel: (808) 536-8660 x107 | Email: ninarae@blacksandpublishing.com


  • 2016

    September:

    - National Geographic
    Adventure Photo of the Week

    Double Rainbow

    Check out the full article HERE!

    February:

    - News Report for Khon 2
    Alex Cerball of Khon 2 interviewed Zak Noyle in an article/video report entitled "Preparations underway for Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay".

    Khon 2 - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!

    - Featured Article in Departures
    Cory Baldwin wrote an article about Zak photographing The Eddie entitled "A Glimpse Of The Eddie, The World’s Biggest Surf Contest".

    Departures - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!


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  • 2015

    November:

    - Featured Article in Metro HNL
    Christina O'Conner wrote an article about Zak Noyle this month in Metro HNL entitled "A Watery View".

    Metro HNL - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!


    October:

    - The 2015 Siena International Photography Awards
    Zak received a 3° Classified Award in the Nature category for "Wave of Change", and in the Sports category "Tahitian Avalanche" got an Honorable Mention and "Perfect Day" a Remarkable Award.

    Zak Noyle Award Winning Photographs

    Check out all the SIPA contest winners HERE!

    - Zak Noyle featured in Apple’s “Shot on iPhone 6” Ad Campaign
    Zak was selected to be one of 162 people from around the globe to participate in the campaign. He was also one of the very few to have two photos selected for the outdoor advertising campaign. Both photos are featured on billboards around the world, one from Makapu'u and the second from Queens.

    iPhone Billboards - Zak Noyle

    Zak was also one of a handful of people selected for the video campaign as well. His clip of an impending wave in slow motion was shot at Waimea Bay, Hawaii with “The Victor” by Dick Dale as the soundtrack.

    View Zak's video for the campaign HERE!

    September:

    - Article in Honolulu Magazine
    Michael Keany's article about Zak Noyle's collaboration with Da Fin entitled "Dive Into the Water With These Stylish Fins Designed by Zak Noyle".

    Honolulu Magazine - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!

    August:

    - Redbull Article
    Chris Binns's article about Zak Noyle's entitled "This week’s follow: Zak Noyle".

    Redbull - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!

    - Named one of the "Top 10 Best Action Sports Photographers in the World" by TopTeny.com
    "Zak Noyle is a surf photographer who works as a senior staff photographer for Surfer Magazine. He spends most of his time in the water waiting for the right moment to capture. His surf and wave photographs are just amazing thanks to choosing the right place and moment to capture the photos. Zak Noyle’s work has been featured in several magazines such as National Geographic, Surfer Magazine, ESPN and London Times."   - TopTeny.com

    Zak Noyle - TopTeny.com

    Check out the full article HERE!

    April:

    - HawaiiRedStyle.com covering Zak's Launch Party
    The launch party to celebrate Zak Noyle's new website was featured in a blog by hawaiiredstyle.com.

    Hawaii Red

    January:

    - PetaPixel Article
    Michael Zhang's article entitled "A Look Into the Life and Work of Surf Photographer Zak Noyle".

    PetaPixel - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!


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  • 2014

    December:

    - Featured Article in Surfer Magazine
    Zak Noyle's experimentation with iPhone photography is highlighted in Rob Gilley's article "Surf iPhoneography". The article describes Zak's initial draw to iPhone photography and the additional benefits of water housing.

    Surfer Magazine

    Check out the full article HERE!

    July:

    - Huffington Post Article
    Zak Noyle was featured in an article by Amanda Curry in the July 2014 issue of Huffington Post.

    Huffington Post - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!

    March:

    - Article on Caren West's "The Nest"
    Caren West wrote an article about Zak being featured in RedBull's "Illume" 2014 international photography competition. She also picked Zak's brain for helpful iPhone photography tips and included them in the article.

    The Nest - Zak Noyle

    Check out the full article HERE!


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  • 2013

    August:

    - Featured Article in Outside Magazine
    Zak Noyle's surf photography was featured in an article Joe Spring wrote in Outside Magazine.

    Outside Magazine

    Check out the full article HERE!


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