PechaKucha Presentation

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Joni Sternbach

artist // photographer in Brooklyn

"To me, they are part human and part animal, an endless cycle of coming out or returning to the sea. "

Joni Sternbach was working on landscape projects involving photographing the ocean, bluffs, and skies. During this time, she noticed surfers appearing in her photographs. Here in "Surfland from PechaKucha Night Hamptons Vol. 15, she explains her process of using tin type photography to capture the spirit of adventure and freedom that surfers embody.

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The Art of Photographing Water

BY CHRIS TENNANT
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 16, 2012

Chris Tennant is a physicist by day, but behind the lens he becomes the champion of photographing water. This presentation takes us on an exploration of the soul of water's essence. The images are amazing enough, but Chris' narrative opens us to a deeper understanding of why we are always drawn to images of water. (in English)

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H2Oh! My Life and Work with Water

BY SARA CEDAR MILLER
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Historian Sara Cedar Miller has always been fascinated with water. After working in Central Park for 30 years, she has honed her photography skills to capture the nature of waves, and hopes to publish a book on the history of water in New York. 

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Getting it Just Right

BY DAVID KERNICK
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 26, 2014

As a local surf life-saver and regular ski-paddler, David Kernick has spent many years on the beautiful local waterways or surfing the beaches. His view of the local area comes from a different perspective to most as he regularly paddles in the late afternoon light and has seen many spectacular sunsets. This passion for water and low light is reflected in much of his photographic work and he enjoys the peacefulness and serenity of shooting nature, water, and landscapes. David also loves the social interaction of portrait photography and watching his subjects develop in confidence, capturing their personalities and in particular seeing the smile on their faces when they see the final product.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 15, 2014.

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Nostrum Collective

BY NOSTRUM COLLECTIVE
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 05, 2014

Nostrum Collective is a photographic project to show the relationship between a group of friends formed on the sea for surfing and the Sea through our photo shoot. Every kind of relationship with the sea is accepted, whether it be surfing, swimming, fishing or diving- or simply looking into that magical blue water. Nostrum Collective would like to be a high quality photographic diary with a very deep Ligurian and Mediterranean identity to share with all people who love the sea and the many beautiful moments it gives to us. 

on FB > Nostrum Collective

 

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Things I Like about Surfing that are Not Surfing

BY MARK GRIVETTI
@ VOL 13 ON FEB 25, 2015

Mark Grivetti has a lifelong love of nature that manifests in many ways. After growing up rockhounding as a child he became a geologist and has been lucky enough to work around the world on landslides, faults, groundwater and all things geological. Whenever he can, he likes to get to the beach with friends and family and spend time in the water.

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Beach Road

BY STEVE BLACK
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 15, 2015

Steve Black applies his personal interests related to music, video, art, photography to a collection of projects that mean to inspire everybody in making treasure of their own. 

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Oceanic Art: Abstract Aerial Photography of Roebuck Bay

BY MIEKE BOYNTON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

This sublime presentation by Mieke Boynton takes you on a mental journey via the tidal plains of Broome, Western Australia. 

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Advertisement Photography

BY NEIL KRAFT
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 11, 2016

Neil Kraft is a photogroher who specializes in advertising. He describes his life as a photographer and what it takes to make advertisements.

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Ocean of Art

BY SCOTT DENHOLM
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 18, 2017

"To me, my art now tells a story between nature and humanity, a push and pull, love and betrayal type of visual dialogue that exposes my emotional connections with the ocean."

In Ocean of Art from Pechakucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol. 21, we hear from Scott Denholm, a contemporary ocean artist. His art focuses on the ocean and explores the emotional relationships that we have with it. Through his life as a surfer and conservationist, he has sought to capture semi-abstract moments that resonate with people from all walks of life. His paintings are also created with environmentally friendly art materials. In his presentation, he wants to focus on these emotional relationships and explore them through his new series, "Elevation".