This is the Original Friday Inspiration series – amazing things that we handpicked to inspire you to greatness. You have a full weekend ahead, so use it wisely and don’t waste your days of rest on resting!
Paul Pichugin is a Landscape, Travel and Commercial Photographer, born in South Australia, raised in New South Wales and Queensland. He now lives in the South West of Western Australia.
Paul loves to travel, experiencing other cultures, connecting with people and exploring new places. His photography has been featured in publications internationally, been used in national and international tourism campaigns and also across several major TV networks. He enjoys volunteering and working with Non-Profit Organisations to help raise awareness for their causes and funds for their projects. He works with The Giving Lens, founded by Colby Brown, as a photography workshop instructor and team leader. This involves leading a team of photographers through foreign countries, teaching photography and volunteering with local NGOs.
Ray Collins is an Australian photographer that started taking photos of his friends surfing. He first picked up a camera in 2007 and used it to relax after long shifts working in a nearby coal mine. Didn’t take home long to shift his focus from his surfing friends to the mesmerizing forms and patterns of the waves. It’s interesting to see how he plays with light and contrast, especially because Collins is colorblind. The accolades, awards, and sponsorships have been heaped on Collins leading to … continue reading