Sean Scott Interview

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Creating a unique style of his own, Sean Scott continues to lead the way in coastal landscape and surf art photography. Having galleries located in iconic surf locations, Burleigh Heads and Coolangatta, Sean's work is becoming increasingly sought after while contributing to exhibitions within Australia and internationally. 1. What is your name and when did you start taking photos? My names Sean Scott & I started photography about 10 years ago. 2. Why did you start taking photos? I’ve always loved nature & the scenery around me. I remember being a young boy sitting in the water thinking how beautiful it was & wanting to capture the moment and share it with others. Photography is how chose to do that. 3. What are some of your favorite moments in your career? Going on a surf/photography trip over to Western Pupua, it was a secret location where the locals only saw visitors once every few years. The villager’s had so little but yet still so happy, it was a very inspiring trip. 4. What do you think is the future of your industry? I think I’ve chosen a good path. My arts suited to houses & offices so as long as people are still building new places & changing up their artwork I’ll still be here creating new ideas. 5. If you could, what is one thing would you do differently? There’s nothing I can think of, I’m happy with the way everything’s going. & hope to keep it traveling this way. 6. What is some advice for young artists trying to have a career like yourself? Be original & keep motivated it doesn’t all happen in a day so keep striving for what you want. 7. What is the next big project you have planned? We’re planing an exhibition for April 5th in our Burleigh Heads Gallery. Trying some new things with resins, ply board & photos, which will be fun. I’m also putting a book together hoping it to be ready by X-mas this year. Other then that I have a film in the making that I’m hoping to finish in the near future.

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