daniel pullen photography
Daniel Pullen is a well-known and celebrated professional photographer on the Outer Banks. With an eclectic background in art and photography and his passion for surfing, Daniel brings a unique eye to each shoot that he takes on. He grew up on Hatteras Island- a sliver of surfers paradise off of the coast of North Carolina. At an early age, fueled by his love of the ocean and surfing, he began to pursue his passion for art & photography. His career began as a surf artist and photographer, and grew as the demand for his work increased. As a result of his success as a professional surf artist and photographer in the late 1990’s, he founded Daniel Pullen Art & Photography, Optical Inlet, inc., a business incorporating surf art & photography with professional event and commercial photography on the Outer Banks. Since 2003 Daniel and his team have shot hundreds of events both nationally and internationally. His work has won numerous awards and has been recognized by the world’s leading surf industry publications. His artistic flair has earned him the renown as one of the leading professional photographers on the Outer Banks. Daniel is a huge proponent of the arts, and volunteers his time on the board of Directors of the Dare County Arts Council.
This photo is a piece of the amazing The Hatteras Fisherman Project, documenting the life and work of the Hatteras Fishermen. See more here.