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 100: John Kowitz

John Kowitz — underwater photography, world travel, ocean conservation John Kowitz left the cold, fresh waters of Michigan to find his calling in warm, tropical waters around the world. As an underwater photographer John has captured stunning shots of people, animals, and scenes in places like Hawaii, Bahamas, Costa Rica, and more. While developing his...

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Episode 82: Tony Rapacioli

Tony Rapacioli — surf photography, Noosa longboarding In episode 82 we hear stories from Tony Rapacioli on his life of longboarding and surf photography in the beautiful waters of Noosa, Australia. Tony shares his stories on learning to surf at Noosa, one of the most famous longboard surf communities in the world, and his perspective...

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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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