Justin Davey is a self-taught filmmaker/surf photographer with a background in tech, politics and environmentalism focused on creating a niche clothing brand . Check out Justin’s work at https://srfphtgrphr.com/ and https://www.instagram.com/justinkdavey/ .
00:00 – Introduction
01:29 – How did you catch the bug for surf photography?
04:26 – Have you surfed before this?
05:14— Justin’s impressions of Siargao’s culture
06:12 – Technical aspects of surf photography
08:08 – How did this fascination for surf photography transition to Pocket Bread or the idea for having a clothing brand
14:47 – What is the recommended number of buttons to have done up in one of your shirts?
15:33 – Process of designing one of these shirts
16:37 – Talk about the series you’ve done called “From a Distance”
19:05 – Thoughts on and experiences with localism in surf culture and finding a balance with people
22:05 – Has it been a struggle to get a brand off the ground in 2020? Or how have you had to adapt?
24:06 – What kind of process do you have to go through to ensure that your product is sustainable?
27:17 – Could you describe your impressions of Cornwall and the surf culture there?
29:08 – Scenario: Coronavirus is gone, you can go anywhere in the world to do some surf photography, where are you headed?
31:16 – What is one unusual habit that you have or an absurd thing that you love?
32:48 – Name a role model you have and why you respect who they are or what they do
34:35 – Rob a bank, pick three accomplices and tell us why you would bring them along
37:10 – what is one of the best or most rewarding investments of time, money or effort that you made which paid off for you later on?
38:23 – The trip to LA
43:43 – “Why did you make make me do this” and other questions for Michael
45:40 – What can we expect in the next few months from Justin Davey and Pocket Bread?
Justin Davey is a self-taught filmmaker/surf photographer with a background in tech, politics and environmentalism focused on creating a niche clothing brand in 2020. Check out Justin’s work.
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