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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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Surf Careers: Candace Loy, Marine Science Phd student.

Part 3 of our Surf Careers Series and we talk to Candace Loy.Candace is a Marine Science Phd student and entrepreneur, working hard to set up a women focused surf and art community. Read more about her journey towards her Phd and how she combines it with a love for the ocean and surfing. When did you start surfing?  When I was 29. I learnt to drive so that I could go surfing. There were many things going on before that which prevented me from getting a start, so I had to keep that dream alive in my head and believe it could happen while I sorted other stuff out. At the time it felt like it could never happen. And...

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Surf Careers: meet Heather Alice, The Surfing Nurse.

Part 2 of the Surf Careers series and I'm asking a few questions to a very inspiring lady about her job. One you might not connect with surfing until you read how this combination is not just stuff for daydreams. Heather Alice is 24 and combines a love for surfing with nursing in the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. I always look up to people working in healthcare and the things they see on a daily basis, even more confronting when it involves children.  You have to be the kind of person that puts every one else before themselves. I can imagine surfing being an outlet, a necessity to heroes like Heather. Are you a hero?  Heather is currently working in the Bristol Children’s...

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