Wave Photography by Brad Styron. Brad is a graphic artist / photographer based in Emerald Isle. Brad was born and raised in Carteret County NC. He is the son of David Styron of Morehead City and Ross and GG Lapointe of Emerald Isle, NC. He comes from a surﬁng family. His late uncle Buddy Pelletier has a longboard surf contest in his honor and memory every year in Atlantic Beach, NC. Brad started his surﬁng career when he was 8 years old and still participates in random contest.