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// Ocean View – Gary Parker //
Oct 10, 2013
Life is a fatal adventure.
It can only have one end.
So why not make it as far-ranging
and free as possible.
Photograph – Gary Parker
// Breathe //
Oct 10, 2013https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04saJ9IDmf8
Check out this breath taking trailer for a documentary that goes inside both the deepest blue hole in the world and William Trubridge’s head as he freedives into it in an attempt to be the first man to go to 300 feet with 2 bare feet and 1 breath of air. Interviews with William’s team and family give an insight into the human being who goes beyond human limits underwater.
‘The full-length documentary Breathe from 9-time Emmy Award-winning ESPN producer Martin Khodabakhshian is now available as an HD download from iTunes, or at this link: http://filmworksent.com/Breathe.html.
// Water Strokes //
Oct 4, 2013
Check out more of his work here:
// Daniela Garreton’s latest collab //
Sep 28, 2013
Daniela Garreton + surfboard + Posca pens = Pure Radness! We were stoked when one of our fave sea-inspired artists, Daniela Garreton, sent us some pics of her latest collaboration with Rip Curl and Posca, which resulted in the salt-encrusted Viking Seagull staring back at you. True to Daniela’s style, the design reflects her penchant for maritime nostalgia, brooding characters and beards aplenty. Be sure to stay posted with Daniela’s work here.
// Bonanza – Katja Kremenic //
Sep 27, 2013
We are really excited to introduce Katja Kremenic, a Slovenian photographer with a unique eye and a deep passion for the ocean. This photograph is from a new black and white series she has been working on, all based around the Adriatic coast. We will be sharing more of her wonderful work in our next Issue so keep your eyes peeled… In the meantime check out her work over here:
// Seatrac //
Sep 27, 2013
After an accident left Makis unable to swim, he decided to do something for him and for every disabled person.
Director Nikos Logothetis
DP Chris Ortentzio
DP Kostas Fasoulas
Original music Leonardo Galanakis
Editing Kostas Bitinis
// Salt Tangles //
Sep 27, 2013
Another beautiful moment photographed by Bryce Johnson. Something about this shot make us want to drop everything and head straight for the ocean…
// Walkabout //
Sep 11, 2013
Matt Hannon recently sent us a film he just finished from his travels across Australia. From the most eastern tip to the most Western tip. A truly magical piece that shows the Australian landscape in all its glory.
To follow more of Matt’s film work and find out more about this piece head to:
// Rite of Water – Kristianne Koch //
Aug 21, 2013
The water is one of the few places where we can learn to be both fragile and capable in the same moment. When my son was four he started surfing and we began a tradition of living on our boat. It was then that I found myself in the water continually. I was inspired to photograph my children immersing themselves in the the same waters I grew up in. I have come to realize that they are experiencing an initiation ceremony each time they enter the ocean just as I did when I was their age.
There are three stages of a traditional rite of passage. For the initiation process in the ocean they are: the time of separation from the safety of the shore, the transition phase of fear and vulnerability that is ambiguous and the reincorporation back into a unique community of experienced ocean-goers.
Spending this time in the water is a significant event in our family. This socialization prepares us all for a future being confident in ourselves and feeling a part of a very unique and special community.
I bear witness to them learning to be vulnerable, courageous and free-spirited. Using a storytelling style similar to Duane Michals’ and Ed Kashi’s book ‘Three,’ I create triptychs to tell the story of individual passages each time my children enter into the ‘Rite of Water.’ These will eventually be installations with the images printed on glass standing up in a triangle around each other.
Follow more of Kristianne’s work here.
// Lone South Slider – Chris McConville //
Aug 18, 2013
To see more of Chris’s work head here.
// The Simple Joys //
Aug 13, 2013
// Sun Salute – Bryce Johnson //
Jul 30, 2013
“The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.”
// Compassing Trailer //
Jul 29, 2013
We cannot wait to check out the full length film by Cyrus Sutton of Korduroy.TV from his adventures around Mexico – here is a taste of what is to come…!
// The Pixel Painter //
Jul 29, 2013
Ok, so not at all ocean related, but this guy is a legend. 97 year-old Hal ‘Grandpa’ Lasko, uses MS Paint to create arts of work, which have enabled him to continue to create art over the years, despite his deteriorating eye sight. Introducing the Pixel Painter…
// Jonah //
Jul 26, 2013
If you have a spare twenty minutes or so, do yourself a favour and WATCH THIS!!! An amazing short film “Jonah” is a beautiful tale about Mbwana and his best friend Juma are two young men with big dreams. These dreams become reality when they photograph a gigantic fish leaping out of the sea and their small town blossoms into a tourist hot-spot as a result. But for Mbwana, the reality isn’t what he dreamed – and when he meets the fish again, both of them forgotten, ruined and old, he decides only one of them can survive. Jonah is a big fish story about the old and the new, and the links and the distances between them. A visual feast, shot though with humour and warmth, it tells an old story in a completely new way.
A Stray Bear Production in association with Jellyfish Pictures
From the imagination of Factory Fifteen
Directed by Kibwe Tavares
Written by Jack Thorne
Produced by Ivana MacKinnon