Paul is a native Californian. He grew up surfing between Los Angeles and Mexico. Paul is a constant traveler and has traveled to more than fifty countries on six continents. Paul began shooting surf in 1999 after a knee injury kept him out of the water. Soon it became an obsession. His photos and stories have been published worldwide in travel books, magazines, television and on the Web. He is currently living in San Francisco with his wife Margaret and his dog Bongo.