A long way to the top
Size: 50cm x 33cm
Medium: Wood framed Giclée photographic print
About the artwork:
There are infinite ways to climb Africa's tallest sand dune – none are easy. The heat, sand and silence sent us on a journey inward as we struggled upward.
About the artist:
Andy Summons is a photographer and writer living in Byron Bay. He cofounded boutique surf, travel and photography magazine Paper Sea Quarterly in 2011 and ran it as Editor-In-Chief for seven years before leaving to focus on personal projects. He’s captured a strong body of work from years of misadventure, travel, and everyday moments with a camera in his hand. Andy grew up on the land, moved to the city, and now lives in the sea. He started taking photographs with his grandfather’s Pentax ES when he was a child, and continued exploring and snapping with different film and digital cameras and the unique perspectives they offer. Andy’s background in storytelling can be felt in his landscapes, portraits, and outdoor photographs.