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A creative journey of discovery


A blog about sharing creative ideas

There are various kinds of creativity, from new ideas to blending different existing ideas and creating something new and unique. All have one thing in common, though – through research, discovery, experimentation and learning a new skill or improving on an existing one; you can find a way to express yourself or an idea. The goal of this creative blog is to share what I discover with the intent of helping others find inspiration and maybe learn a few tips and tricks along the way.

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The Story Behind the Image: Cabarita Beach Morning Glory is a landscape photography shot taken in July 2007 at sunrise.
The Handy Surf Craft website is now live. Version 1.0 is just a bare-bones website to kick off the online presence for the lineup of bodysurfing handplanes.
It’s been a long time since I went on a photo mission. Old habits mixed with new habits led to searching for surfing banks by bike, and on the way shooting some snaps.
I have wanted to get into mixed media art for about 16 years, but it just didn’t happen. So at the end of 2021, finally, I have made a start.
The Story Behind the Image: Gilston Farm is a black and white landscape photo taken out of a car window on Kodax T-Max film.
Sometimes some of my best creations are made by accident. The NFI logo for Handy Surf Craft is one of them.
Time-lapse and back story of fibreglassing Handy Surf Craft bodysurfing handplanes.
The Story Behind the Image: Ikebukuro Minimalism is a black and white photo I took on a Canon 630 with Kodak T-Max 400 film using a red filter.
The story behind an old self-portrait I recently dug up while looking for old music files I created more than 15 years ago.
The Story Behind the Image: Fine are photography shot of ‘The Light’. Shot on Koh Phi Phi in Thailand on the 26th of December 2005.

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