I was born in Tasmania in 1983 and I became a photographer around 2003, although I’ve always loved cameras and filming. It wasn’t until I borrowed a friend's Canon EOS 5 that I fell in love with still photography. The quality amazed me. Shooting on 35mm slide film was a true test to learn the skills to become a photographer. A fellow Tasmanian and professional photographer Sean Davey was my main inspiration and mentor. He’s always keen to lend a helping hand, which I’m ever so grateful for. But I think to become a great photographer it’s not really about who inspires you, but more what inspires you. Sometimes it’s hard to focus on the finer detail all the time, but that’s where you will generally find the key elements that make a memorable image. I’m still learning so much in the photo world and I’m having so much fun doing it. I truly can’t think of a better job. My main passions are surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding. But my photos are more than 90% surfing, or in the water in some way. I was practically born surfing, so it's hard to be away from the coast for too long. My life as a photographer consists of traveling, swimming, sun, and sitting behind a computer – a lot!

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