Polaroid Cube: small is beautiful

A new waterproof camera promises to challenge the GoPro domination. Meet Polaroid Cube, a tiny device with 124° wide angle lens and 1080p HD video.

Polaroid Cube hits the market in September 2014. It will be the smallest surf camera ever, standing at just 35mm (1.37 inches). With its six megapixel photo CMOS sensor, Polaroid's Cube will compete directly with GoPro.

The brand founded in 1937 by Edwin H. Land became famous for the instant film cameras, but the digital revolution forced new adventures in photography and video.


Ribeira d'Ilhas, Ericeira: European surfing capital | Photo: Tó Mané

Surf photographer Tó Mané is hosting an innovative photo in the waves of Ribeira d'Ilhas, in Ericeira, Portugal.

Hailed as the European surfing capital, Ericeira is a World Surfing Reserve since 2011. The multiple surf breaks, which includes Ribeira d'Ilhas and Coxos, have been explored since the mid-1970s.

Tó Mané, the man who photographed Garrett McNamara's stunt in the giant waves of Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, will put out a lifetime experience for professional and amateur surf photographers.


Gabriel Medina: enjoying the party at Teahupoo | Photo: ASP/Kirstin

The world's best surfers experienced one of the biggest competition days ever at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, in Teahupoo, with 10-to-15 foot (3-5 metre) barrels firing down the line.

The Teahupoo test kicked off with a handful of excellent tube riding performances. Kelly Slater didn't waste time and sealed his heat with a total of 16.40 points, including a nine-point ride.

"I couldn't wait to start the heat and get going this morning because it was perfect. I'm so excited that I'm shaking. I need to calm myself down because I'm too excited. It's going to be a great week, and I think it's going to get considerably bigger than this," says Slater.