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.
Matt Goyder is an imposing fella, a giant of a man with equally imposing tattoos on both his arms. Goyder, as he prefers to be called, collects weapons: sais, swords, katanas, butterfly knives – you name it. When a bloke like this asks you to do a weapons-based shoot in the studio, you don’t say […]
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 […]
The workshops and courses that show you how to use your DSLR effectively are proving to be very popular! Last week, Greg Perry and I conducted the first “Maximising your DSLR” photography workshop for Perth photographers this year. It didn’t take long for this course to fill after we announced it; so much so that […]