When we asked Arnie Watkins to describe what he does and where he's based, he said simply: "I shoot photos, and I’m usually wherever the weather is hot." Isn't that every photographer's dream? (It's definitely ours!)
We fell in love with the casual, surfer vibe of Arnie's photography right away. In addition to snapping dreamy beachside scenes, Arnie's also a creative director and has worked with some major clients including Nike and Audi.
Here, he gives us a quick look behind the scenes of his photo world.
Arnie: I must have been around six or seven, and used to pick up my mom's old film camera.
Let's just say a Canon 5D.
One that happens naturally.
The sea and sun.
It's shot in my favorite location.
I don’t really know a lot about specific photographers — I just take photos of my friends and my world.
I want to work on producing some books in the future. I’ve archived thousands of photos no one's seen yet.
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