Surf/adventure photographer Stan Moniz was a water baby at birth, raised in the quiet surf town of Waialua, Hawaii. He became a professional bodyboarder at the age of 18 and remains an avid surfer. His passion for music brought him to Southern California in 2000 and after a very successful career in a professional touring band, he ultimately set his sights on his other great passion: photography. In 2010, he reacquainted himself with his love for the ocean, adventure and capturing the beauty of the world we live in. Stan, now equipped with a camera, travels the earth, capturing those timeless moments to share with the world. Throughout his travels in and out of the water, he has gained notoriety amongst his peers and clients as being a photographer that delivers and goes that extra mile. Stan has been a contributor and writer to an array of publications, websites and to even cover of magazines. Stan is also is an educator at heart giving back to the community of growing photographer interested in the art form of photography.