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Q&A: Ocean Photographer Megan Hemsworth

Long before I started Seafoam, I had a passion for photography and videography. I dreamt of studying cinematography and making my own extreme sports films. Unfortunately the years passed too quickly as life unfolded and the dream was replaced with other ambitions. Luckily other dreams eventually materialised, Seafoam was created, but my love for photography still carries on... I still envy those who can make a living of photography, or filming. With the rise of Instagram, the possibilities to showcase the work of these professionals have grown exponentially.Not that long ago, I connected with the very talented Megan Hemsworth.Based in Cornwall, she is quickly becoming a well known name in surf and lifestyle photography. I've been lucky enough to collaborate with Megan on...

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Surf Careers: Jocelyn Lu, Marketing Business Owner.

It has been a little quiet on the Seafoam Blog lately. The last few months, my other job of supply teaching took over for a little while. (Got to pay the bills..) But we are back with the Surf Careers Series and we are back in Canada once again!We speak to Jocelyn Lu, 36 from Whistler, Canada. She combines her passion for the outdoors with running her own marketing business, Rainfield Marketing. Find out how marketing can give your career a boost, without having to let go of your surfing or outdoor passions.   Jocelyn, when did you start surfing? I started surfing when I was teenager going to Waikiki in Hawaii every year during spring break. In my late twenties, I moved...

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Surf Careers: Kathryn Oceana Curzon. Author, Speaker & Conservationist.

It's been a while since our last 'Surf Careers' post, but we certainly haven't forgotten about those many awesome ocean women around the world combining their passion with their career. Some of you might be getting ready to start uni in a few weeks or even to start the 'real' job thing. Whatever your situation, a little inspiration never hurt no one! Ready for part 4? This time we speak to Kathryn Curzon (39), another awesome lady currently in New Zealand. She's a communication specialist, author, conservationist and much much more. Read all about how she combines passion, career and the ocean.   Kathryn, what did you become a conservationist? I studied Ecology and Environmental Biology and wrote theses about...

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Meet the Maker: Sensi Graves

Even before Seafoam was launched, Sensi Graves Bikinis was high on the brands-wishlist. I had tried and tested her bikinis and surfsuit while living and working in French Polynesia and knew this was a brand that had to be part of Seafoam. Although Sensi has made her name mainly in the kiteboarding community, the fact that most of her pieces can withstand a kiteboard slam, makes them even more robust to those washing machine wipe outs in the waves. Here's your chance to find out more about what has driven Sensi Graves to set up her own surf bikini line and what exactly it takes to run one. Sensi Graves modelling her 2015 collection. Did you grow up by the beach,...

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Meet The Maker: Claire of Olas

Recently our eco collection welcomed new labels from our home shores here in the UK. One of them is Olas. A British start-up of eco-friendly surf and yoga leggings by Devon based designer Claire Deacon.  Claire is not new to the world of fashion. She uses her knowledge and experience from the industry to try and make a more positive impact to the environment and society.Read on to find out more about Claire and her leggings made from recycled plastic bottles. What's the background story of Olas? Could you tell us a little more about how Olas was created? The idea came to light in 2016.  As an ocean enthusiast living in Devon I became very aware of plastic pollution. I found...

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