LeRoy Grannis
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Photos: LeRoy Grannis | 1917-2011

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LeRoy Grannis combines his passions for surfing and photography in a mid-1960s family photo. (John Grannis)
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From “Leroy Grannis, Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s,” published by Taschen 2006: Huntington Beach, 1964. Gremmies checking out the 1964 U.S. Championships from a fully restored 1933 Ford Deluxe (the same model driven by outlaw John Dillinger). (© LeRoy Grannis)
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Ricky Grigg at Sunset Beach on Dec. 9, 1961. (© LeRoy Grannis)
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From “Leroy Grannis, Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s,” published by Taschen 2006: Pipeline, 1970 (© LeRoy Grannis)
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From “Leroy Grannis, Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s,” published by Taschen 2006: San Onofre, 1963 / With its wide beaches, grass shacks, and long, rolling waves, San Onofre is called “California’s Waikiki.” (© LeRoy Grannis)
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Duke Kahanamoku Invitational finalists, Sunset Beach (© LeRoy Grannis / Courtesy MB Fine Art)
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Rory Russel from the water, Pipeline, Oahu (© LeRoy Grannis / Courtesy MB Fine Art)
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Greg Noll and friends surfing Waimea, Hawaii in 1966. Noll is far left still on his board. (© LeRoy Grannis)
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Surf photographer LeRoy Grannis, photographed at the beach in Carlsbad in 2004. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
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