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Eden, Jack


First-generation Australian surf photographer from Sydney; cofounder of Surfabout magazine. Eden was born (1931) and raised in Sydney's coastal suburbs, began riding waves at Bondi Beach in 1956, and two years later started taking photographs of local surfers.

Eden launched Surfabout in 1962, just a few weeks before rival photographer Bob Evans began publishing Surfing World. (Australian Surfer, which lasted just two issues in 1961, was the country's first surf magazine.) Eden later said tha...