Surftime will be starting a new feature designed to really get inside the heads of the prominent surfers of our Indonesian society. First up? Bali’s Rahtu Suargita, 32 years old, Pro surfer, President of the Halfway Boardriders club, older brother to five sisters.
It’s like chasing a parked car. To even give this spot a name should be illegal. “It’s not a wave” says local tube wizard Usman Trioko, “It’s the end of the World”.
The truth of Sean Gilhooley’s newest film is not to be found in asking how he did it. The truth is in the question of why. And the answer to that? Passion. Three years in the making, Gilhooley has triumphed again with a feature length expose’ on the main passion of our lives. And with a running time of just over an hour, there is plenty of it. Once again, Gilhooley, a master of opening credits, has crafted a stunning prelude to the action. In INDO, his previous film, he captured very personal portraits of the main stars while cleverly displaying the sponsor’s logos in the background. In INDO STYLE he has ramped it up again with an effort that is not only dazzling, but quite profound.
Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all. A triad of young men already know this. Already are living their future dreams. Ben Benson, Bronson Meidy and Varun Tanjung, by luck of birth and passion, can be found most days down at Padma Beach, surfing for hours on end. Childsplay? Hardly.
It has been said that the difference between an artist and a water photographer is that water photographers swim in their own paint. Immersion into the colors being their form of total commitment to their art. Trevor Murphy has taken this a step further. By creating the actual art itself out of his captured moments in the water. Pushing the technology