On Sunday the 24th of March, people power was in great numbers on the shores of St Kilda as hundreds turned out to say NO to Equinor's proposal to drill in the Great Australian Bight.
People will message me asking questions like I’m an expert. What equipment do you use? How do you shoot from the water? How did you get started? I’ve been photographing for about as long as I could hold a camera, and professionally for 7 years now. But I didn’t start swimming with the camera in surf until about 8 months ago. I’m no expert.
I’m Adrian. I reside in Newcastle NSW. I utilise the ocean to stay youthful, awake and smiling. Like most of us. If it's pumping I probably missed 'the shot' by paddling out.
It’s a burst of colour in random moments. With vivid sunsets etched into the back of your eyeballs with fire laced skies.
I’m constantly experimenting, filtering out the negatives, embracing the positives. In the past 12 months I’ve finally managed to get in the water with the camera and that’s just brought a whole new aspect into my photography.
Artworks from the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Rad stuff.
All your favourites from the first leg of the 2018 Photo Comp.
Hard drive digging was a success to find last years winners from the 2017 Photo Comp.
Cute girls and tonal beauties, all in a days work.
A film orientated masterclass that cannot be missed.