The veteran sea dogs of Cottesloe – the Harmony Crew – fronted up at the studio on Saturday in their rowing regalia for the “Gun’s Up!” portrait project. Led by Owen “Major” Ashby, the boys got in line and posed for photos. The old adage “age shall not weary them” was indeed true for the […]
For some families, rowing is in the blood. The Bowlers is one such clan, an intrinsic part of the WA surf-rowing scene since almost forever. The love of surf rowing cuts across generations with the Bowlers.
I shot the second series of portraits for the Gun’s Up! book on Saturday. The focus, this time, was on the Cott V, a crew who have rowed together for five years straight for Cottesloe SLSC.
Gun’s Up! is a book project dedicated to the sport of surf rowing. For the unitiated, surf rowing is a surf life saving sport that pits a crew of boaties (rowers and a sweep) against the wild and roaring ocean with nothing more than a heavy wooden boat between them and the elements. It’s a […]
It was a perfect morning by all accounts — blue skies with wisps of clouds, hardly a breeze and the Indian ocean as flat and calm as a Buddhist monk’s thoughts; but this was no serene start to the day for the band of boaties gathered at City Beach on Valentine’s Day Sunday. The old […]