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It’s a little bit tricky to pin Anna down. She is a specialist in international relations and development who works as an accountant for not-for-profit organisations and dabbles in travel writing and photography. She lives in Byron Bay and travels …Read more »
Ashi Arizona left a sleepy little town called Forster 10 years ago to take her cameras on a holiday around the world. Upon her return to Australia a few years later, her feet landed in Byron Bay. Since moving to …Read more »
Birralee can be found making art, surfing, or yoga-ing. Failing that you can bet that she would be somewhere in nature, camping out in her van along the coastline. Residing in Byron Bay, Birralee is busy teaching yoga, interviewing artists for her …Read more »
Cait is a woman’s surf photographer and lifestyle fashion photographer from Melbourne, Australia. Her inspiration stems from the growing femininity happening in women’s surfing, and her work has been recognised by lifestyle brands and magazines around the world. Cait was …Read more »
Carly Brown is a Byron Bay based photographer with the kind of creative success story you want to tell yourself while retouching over cold coffee at 3am. She bailed on the city life and in six years has built a …Read more »
Cayleh likes palm trees and tropical flowers. She’s a Pisces, a creative and an overt optimist. A collector of books, bikinis and shells, lover of the sea and herbal teas. Leaving footprints around the world is high on her to-do …Read more »
Christina Macpherson was born a traveller – she grew up in Samoa, Fiji and England, before returning to Australia where she studied Creative Writing & Theatre at university. While she now works full time as a writer, creative content producer and …Read more »
Claudia hails from Manly and now resides in Byron Bay like the rest of us creative fools. She’s no fool though having recently completed an executive degree as a full time legend.
World, meet Cloudy Rhodes. Artist, photographer, frother. Behind the lens, on a board and off the wall. First wave: “I got pushed into my first wave when I was three. In Bondi. With floaties around my arms, by my dad. I got …Read more »
Pronounced day-knee. I live, drink coffees, make words, do activities and try to be funny in front of my friends in and around Byron Bay. I have now committed to go on more surf trips and write about everything I …Read more »
Globetrotter and adventurer, you can always find Daisy listening to Radiohead on repeat whilst sipping whisky and reading books. She’s an old soul, living her dream life in Byron Bay. Find her at @daisy.crawford
Elise Hassey. A photographer and compulsive traveller from Sydney. Her photography career takes her all over the world; from New York, London to the exotic shores of Cuba, Borneo, Colombia, Africa and next..could be Italy.
A herbivore with an irrational fear of bees and an incurable sweet tooth. A perpetual dabbler in anything creatively orientated. Has an unhealthy obsession with clouds (especially pink fluffy ones). Favourite animals include dugongs, beluga whales and quokkas. Travelling the …Read more »
Emily is a little bundle of joy hailing from Byron Bay but more often spotted atop a camel’s back in the Moroccan dessert or dipping her feet into a secret watering hole in outback Australia. emelinaah.com @emelinaah
Flick Palmateer is beautiful bundle of energy from West Australia. A surfer and artist, Flick is a Billabong ambassador who travels the globe living the dream in search of waves and adventure.
Blogs exerts from our mates the super babes at this is First Base.
Hayden is a photographer and filmer from the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, his work is fresh, raw and edgy. His inspiration comes from the 70’s summer vibe and he continually chases that tropical nostalgia throughout the world. He is widely …Read more »
Ivana is a stylist, photographer and model who resides sometimes in Sydney and sometimes overseas. She drinks red wine, vodka and cucumber. She is a hippy and a punk Ivana loves the world.
An Australian-raised creative with an international lens, Jack Bailey is forever on the move. He sees life through a multitude of cultures and explores the freedom of movement throughout his photography and writing. Join him in landscapes both foreign and …Read more »
Jesse “the temple of FUNK” is a very clever young chap who radiates positive energy and also happens to moonlight as our graphic designer here at Summersite. Jesse was the man behind our ISSUE ONE of the THE SUMMERSITE print …Read more »
John Respondek is a renowned surf photographer who loves to travel and enjoy the good times.
Jon Laurenson is the publisher and creative director behind Summersite Media and The Summersite in print – a travel and lifestyle magazine. But that’s only what he’s up to right now. He’s a bit of a visionary, a ghostwriter behind …Read more »
Kane has a strong conceptual style which spans across high fashion and portraiture to lifestyle and swimwear. His work has seen him travel the globe on assignment for various publications including Harpers Bazaar, GQ, Russh, Instyle, Oyster, Cosmopolitan and Rolling …Read more »
The Lagoon Collective is a couple of unhinged monkeys with three types of cameras and no rules. Emerging from deep in the saltiest dens of Bondi, The Lagoon Collective ; a creative collaboration between photographer/artist/director Tim Swallow and filmmaker Ed Triglone. Lagoon …Read more »
Lauren L Hill is a Floridian surfer now living in Byron bay. The Sea Kin is a project run by Lauren L. Hill to celebrate ocean life. It is a place to share stories, ideas and imagery that contribute to …Read more »
My photography and writing style is constantly evolving and changing as I grow and develop as a person. I am increasingly more drawn to what’s ‘raw’, trying to capture the essence of a person or place, their vulnerability, their whole, the …Read more »
Lily is a creative writer, stylist, artist, photographer, surf coach – actually she’s not really sure what she is. A perpetual dabbler and slightly hysteric multi-tasker, the only thing she is certain about in life is that she will never …Read more »
Lizzy Keen is a freelance writer currently on a yearlong trip from Bali to Iran. As a graduate of journalism and Spanish who’s lived in Spain and Ecuador, she’s interested in language, foreign culture and migrant communities. Her principal writing …Read more »
Luci Taffs is a babe. She’s naturally a model, turned photographer and stylist or a stylist who is also a photographer and can definitely model. Originating from Sydney and now living in NYC Luci has an eye for classic styling …Read more »
Lucy is a wild west wanderer who doesn’t know where she lives anymore and spends most of her time smelling leather bound books, thinking about the ocean and hiding in remote villages in Africa. “Im currently on a massive mission …Read more »
Michelle Van Dijk is a hot Dutch babe who lives in Bali, rides a motor bike and loves to take photos of hot chicks in bikinis. Thats plenty enough for us.
Ming specialises in lifestyle and fashion photography and is a favourite of Summersite’s because of her ability to bring brands to life through authentic and creative storytelling. www.mingnomchong.com @ming_nomchong_photo
With a passion for healthy living and a love for food, Nikki has combined her experience as a chef with her interest and expertise in nutrition, to create ‘NOOD’ – a business that focuses on re-educating people on how to …Read more »
Olive is a stylist and social media marketer from Fremantle. She’s one for travelling and taking great photos. She’s not one for taking the beaten track. Olive recently returned from an extraordinary journey through South America and then Italy. For …Read more »
Paul hails from the great Melbourne, Australia. He makes his money by making coffees back home. He shoots a variety of films, mainly 35mm but also experiments with 120 and 110 film. He uses a darkroom back home to process …Read more »
Always seeking out the next best destination somewhere else. Creating stories and archiving memories. Connecting with old creatives and aspiring new ones to see the world how it should be… An invitation. My fixed longing to experience the world coincides …Read more »
Rob is a Sydney based photographer/film maker. Having spent a large portion of his life living abroad and in remote communities his work has a focus on finding the obscure in the everyday. @robfarley_
Ruban Collectif Studio is an independently owned creative design studio based in south west France. We provide creative and visual content for brands such as Hermès, Billabong, Bippity Magazine, Amuse Society, and many others. Pinterest.com/rubancollectif/ rubancollectif.fr
Ryan a is a fashion photographer and football player and surfer – proving that one really can be the master of all trades.
Hi, I’m Shane. Two months ago I quit my job, packed everything I needed into a bag, sold the rest of my things and set off to ride a motorbike from Patagonia to Alaska. These are my travels on the …Read more »
Steve specializes in celebrity portraiture, people and fashion, after coming from a news & sport background. Former Fairfax senior photographer. Career highlights include, finalist in 2004 Citigroup Photographic portrait prize, 2005, 2006 & 2007 Olive Cotton portrait prize. www.bacconphotography.com
Ted is a world-renowned surf photographer and water man, travels the planet documenting waves, surfing, characters and locations. A true legend and gentleman. www.tedgrambeau.com
A photographer embracing the energy and oft-naked impulses of Australian youth culture. www.timswallow.com @tim_swallow_photo
Will spawned from the bottom-most pits of Western Australia. He smashes pipes with his skateboard (read: face) and drum kits with his sticks. He moved to Sydney with no money, no house and a black eye. As a musician and …Read more »