Art and Photography

Ocean Art and Photography Podcast Stories

Inspiration from our ocean world can be expressed in many artistic forms. Whether photographing, drawing, or painting animals and underwater scenes the people who re-create the ocean world have amazing stories from their time spent pursuing their art.  

Episode 81: Patrick Webster

Patrick Webster — underwater photography, conservation through story telling In episode 81 we speak with Patrick Webster, an incredible underwater photographer with an artistic flair for capturing ocean scenes within the Monterey Bay and beyond. Patrick takes us through his transition from underwater video to photography and the community of local photographers he has around...

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Episode 69: Sachi Cunningham

Sachi Cunningham — big wave surfing photography, film making, gender equity on tour In Episode 69 we speak with Sachi Cunningham, a legendary woman of the water who has been photographing the waves of Mavericks and other heavy breaks for close to 20 years. Sachi shares her stories of developing her strength swimming in the...

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Episode 66: Chris Aguilar

Chris Aguilar – endurance board paddling, ocean videos, helping others In Episode 66 we speak with Chris Aguilar, a man of the water who has built an amazing lifestyle of board paddling and documenting the people and events of the sport. Chris takes us through his years filming the Molokai 2 Oahu paddleboard race and...

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Episode 60: Tom Wegener

Tom Wegener – surfer, master shaper, surfboard artisan, PhD In Episode 60 we speak with Tom Wegener, a legend in the world of surfboard shaping who has spent the last 4 decades building and riding boards. Tom takes us through the story of his youth surfing and shaping in Southern California, the influence of Donald...

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Episode 54: Stefano Ulivi

Stefano Ulivi – Diving and filming the Azores, shark conservation In episode 54 we speak with Stefano Ulivi, a man of Italy who has devoted his life to raising awareness of ocean conservation through underwater filming. Stefano describes the underwater world of the Azores, an island group off the coast of Portugal, where he leads...

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Episode 37: Steve Lonhart

Steve Lonhart – Marine Scientist, 3,000+ dives In Episode 37 we speak with Steve Lonhart, marine scientist in Central California with over 3,000 scuba dives under his belt. Steve shares his life of researching the reefs and kelp forests around Monterey to better understand the changes to our ocean over time. We hear about the...

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