Weekly Round Up // March 19 – April 4

Here’s the highlights from the past couple weeks here at Korduroy!

West America Motorcycle GearMAKING IT: WEST AMERICA

A few years ago, friends and fellow metal fabricators James and Jordan decided to create a brand that produces everything from bicycles to snap-backs. Here you’ll read about their lives in Portland, Oregon, their life on the road and how they’re making everything fit together so neatly.

Check out the interview here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/making-west-america/

Ray Collins photography filmmakingFILMMAKER SHOOTS SURF PHOTOGRAPHER IN ACTION

This article about surf photographer Ray Collins illustrates that for a few special and talented people, there’s really no limit to the will to capture the most unique and beautiful parts of this world. What’s particularly interesting about Collins is that he’s doing it in extreme conditions.

Check out more here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/filmmaker-shoots-surf-photographer-action/

Settembre SurfKNOWING WHEN TO START OVER

Andrea Interguglielmi shares details about his year at Dreamworks Animation, the projects that kept him sane, and how he came to the decision to leave the corporate world (and the U.S. altogether) to go back to his home country and do something that felt more true.

Check out the interview here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/knowing-when-to-start-over/

Boat LifeHAPPY CAMPERS: BOAT STYLES

Artist and general “maker” Tim Clark and his wife Jackie have been living on a boat for about a year because the end of the world may be looming. We came across their story on the blog, Radio Silence, and had to get in touch for more details.

Check out more here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/boat-styles/

Mischa Davis Surf PhotographyAUDITORIUM WITH MISCHA DAVIS

Coming to us from a tiny coastal town on the North Island of New Zealand, called Piha, Mischa Davis’s photographs give us a glimpse into this lush and mountainous beach community.

Check out the Auditorium here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/auditorium-with-mischa-davis/

surfboard shaperKELLY CONNOLLY – SHAPER, EVERYDAY

Kelly Connolly shapes surfboards out of Los Angeles, everyday. Even though she’s a female in a male-dominated craft, she doesn’t feel any added pressures. Her cool, calm demeanor shows through when she answers a few of our questions about her work.

Check out the interview here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/kellyconnollyshaper/

photograph strangersHOW TO PHOTOGRAPH STRANGERS

Jonathan Cherry takes us through some solid tips for taking pictures of strangers.

Learn more here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/how-to-photograph-strangers/

slackliningSLACKLINERS BUT NOT SLACKERS

Here’s an interview about this relatively unknown outdoor activity accompanied with incredible pictures of slacklining around the world.

Check it out here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/slackliners-but-not-slackers/

Jay Rossetti surf photographyAUDITORIUM WITH JAY ROSSETTI

A lot has happened for Jay Rossetti since his last Auditorium with us. They’re living the slow life, taking time to be in touch with their surroundings and appreciate the smaller things. The photos in this set are evidence of that.

Check it out here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/auditorium-with-jay-rossetti/

Queensland Australia Surf TripON THE ROAD: KORDUROY IN QUEENSLAND

When we (Korduroy) were approached by Tourism and Events Queensland to head to Australia and experience all that Queensland and in particular, the Gold Coast, has to offer, I manipulated my schedule, ditched previous commitments and begged for hall passes from loved ones to ensure that I could be the one to represent KTV.

Check it out here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/on-the-road-korduroy-in-queensland/

Chris Burkard PhotographyTHE PACKING LIST: CHRIS BURKARD

For this new feature, we’ve asked some well-known travelers what they can’t leave home without. To start things off, photographer and world-traveler Chris Burkard lays down his “10 travel essentials.”

Check out the new feature here: http://www.korduroy.tv/2014/the-packing-list-chris-burkard/