The High Priest of Uluwatu – Mega Semadhi | The Surfer’s Journal | Feature Article – Surf Photography and Writing

Wrote and photographed a feature story about Balinese pro surfer Mega Semadhi for The Surfer’s Journal, including a 3,700 word feature story which included a history of surfing in Bali, Mega’s family history as the future High Priest of Uluwatu Temple, and his life as a professional surfer, now sponsored by Patagonia. The story also included surf photos, portraits of Mega, as well as Bali cultural photos.

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Tommy Schultz

Photographer, Writer, & Film Maker

Hi, my name is Tommy - thanks for visiting my site today. I've spent the past ten years capturing stories from around the world with my camera. I'm inspired by the ocean, working with creative people, and sharing what I've learned along the way. If you enjoyed this article and love travel / photography you should sign up for my free newsletter. If you need creative for your upcoming project, click here to learn how I can help you. If you want to learn how to share your own story in pictures / video, you can join my online photography course. If you'd like to connect with me, please say hi on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. If you're curious how / why I made the switch to being a full-time photographer, just click here.


April 1, 2015