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  • Art
    by David Pu u 0 Comments Long time friend and sage photo editor Jeff Divine once put this question to me after pouring over a seasonal submission of imagery Pages of 35 MM slides encased in Vis a File plastic sleeves were stacked on his light table Don t you ever shoot anything besides golden hour Not if I can help it Continue Reading Posted in Blog Ethics Slice Posted on May 8 2015 by David Pu u 3 Comments There is much to be said regarding the power held in the art of a creative The reason for this lies in the modus of all of the Arts to effect the climate of the human heart and soul Once again a Facebook post by a friend illustrated the outrage that runs close to the Continue Reading Posted in Blog Of Men and Wisteria Posted on March 19 2015 by David Pu u 4 Comments A few of us were to get together at Art maven Joe Cardella s home this weekend Many have been through the mill as it were in recent months so Joe invited the lot of a group of artists and critical thinkers over for a pleasant Sunday afternoon under the great awning of Wisteria which are Continue Reading Posted in Blog Of Mice and WOmen Bali Posted on January 30 2015 by David Pu u 3 Comments To be clear I am here on Bali at the invitation of my wife Donna and working under the auspices of her Company Betty Belts Betty B doing art and project development One of the more well traveled people I know where in the course of her life she has been to so many far flung Continue Reading Posted in Blog Essence Posted on October 8 2013 by

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  • bali
    u 0 Comments When I land in a country my modus typically consists of a calculated scramble to develop and capture content It is rare to know in advance whether what one experiences right off the jet is going to be a non repeatable event So typically I throw myself 100 percent into work immediately Such was the Continue Reading Posted in Blog Bali Outward Bound Dispatch One Posted on September 26 2015 by David Pu u 4 Comments It was strange leaving California in the midst of a heat wave and unique Ocean and shooting conditions which had kept me happily in the water for weeks sans wetsuit Hard to walk away from that But in the wee hours of a Tuesday morning Donna and I departed LAX for Bali where we would Continue Reading Posted in Blog Echo Terminus Bali Posted on February 2 2015 by David Pu u 0 Comments This place is odd in that as we begin get ready to leave for the US the island of Bali ramps up it s serenade and little glimpses of hidden treasure sparkle from behind shadow realities Just what it does When that happens this is what it means Bali has you You don t have it Gusti Continue Reading Posted in Blog The Good Day Posted on January 25 2015 by David Pu u 0 Comments When we arrived on Bali our first phone call was to Gusti who Donna has worked with and known for close to twelve years He was distraught His Mother had just returned home from a walk at 80 she was a vital part of the family and collapsed in the driveway He was taking her Continue Reading Posted in Blog Bali Journal Week 1 Posted on January 21 2015 by David

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  • Betty B
    0 Comments I have noticed a lot of confusion amongst my friends who really are quite a diverse lot and some not so simple to peg themselves really What confuses some of them Me apparently There are things which I have little patience for as I view some issues and how society approaches them via political process Continue Reading Posted in Blog Echo Terminus Bali Posted on February 2 2015 by David Pu u 0 Comments This place is odd in that as we begin get ready to leave for the US the island of Bali ramps up it s serenade and little glimpses of hidden treasure sparkle from behind shadow realities Just what it does When that happens this is what it means Bali has you You don t have it Gusti Continue Reading Posted in Blog Of Mice and WOmen Bali Posted on January 30 2015 by David Pu u 3 Comments To be clear I am here on Bali at the invitation of my wife Donna and working under the auspices of her Company Betty Belts Betty B doing art and project development One of the more well traveled people I know where in the course of her life she has been to so many far flung Continue Reading Posted in Blog Bali Journal Week 2 Posted on January 23 2015 by David Pu u 0 Comments We left Ubud by taking a winding route by our friend Gusti s home and then made our way out to the shore of E Bali to spend a bit of time at the beach as well as catch up with Michael Lorenti a fellow member of 1 for the Planet with his company Sensatia Botanicals Continue Reading Posted in Blog Featured Bali Journal Week 1 Posted on January 21

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  • Betty Belts
    by David Pu u 3 Comments To be clear I am here on Bali at the invitation of my wife Donna and working under the auspices of her Company Betty Belts Betty B doing art and project development One of the more well traveled people I know where in the course of her life she has been to so many far flung Continue Reading Posted in Blog Bali Journal Week 2 Posted on January 23 2015 by David Pu u 0 Comments We left Ubud by taking a winding route by our friend Gusti s home and then made our way out to the shore of E Bali to spend a bit of time at the beach as well as catch up with Michael Lorenti a fellow member of 1 for the Planet with his company Sensatia Botanicals Continue Reading Posted in Blog Featured Bali Journal Week 1 Posted on January 21 2015 by David Pu u 1 Comment This first week has been hectic sort of no surprise as the travel and shoot modus all of us use is deeply embedded at this point in my life We are staying on the outskirts of Ubud off the beaten tourism path in the compound of a Balinese family and the home of A fascinating Continue Reading Posted in Blog Outward Bound LAX to Denpasar Bali Posted on January 18 2015 by David Pu u 0 Comments It has been three years since I have been on Bali The last trip was expeditious in that aside from all the work stuff in my own imaging programs and working for Donna s company Betty Belts I went there specifically to ask her to marry me and we had gone separately In the time since Continue Reading Posted in Blog Running and Gunning

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  • california beach culture
    2011 by David Pu u 7 Comments I once met a man who inspired me greatly At his encouragement I went on to accomplish all manner of things in the ocean Of course it was not by his urging alone but for some reason he was my catalyst and the reaction which occurred as a result of his input wed my life Continue Reading Posted in Blog Three Posted on February 15 2011 by David Pu u 5 Comments The third in a series on Loves Surfers Yes those who ride weather water and wave I love them The rapid thunk thunk thunk of footsteps atop the wooden stairs that led up to the flat I had rented that morning at Currumbin Beach Queensland jolted me out of my jetlag induced reverie I had Continue Reading Posted in Blog Surfing is for Everybody Posted on January 11 2011 by David Pu u 2 Comments William Orbit gets it Click on this link if you want a soundtrack for this blog Had a gal come by yesterday who was working on a College thesis at Syracuse and had asked if she could interview me about the changes that I had seen on the coast in my lifetime Wound up talking Continue Reading Posted in Blog Modus Light and Water Posted on May 19 2010 by David Pu u 5 Comments How many shots did it take to acquire this one It is a good question I hear it a lot Here is how it works Learn your craft Buy the right camera and lens setup Build acquire the housing Figure out optics in water Watch weather Select a swell tide surf break weather pattern with the Continue Reading Posted in Blog Deep Posted on April 30 2010 by David Pu u

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  • California Beach town
    2011 by David Pu u 26 Comments One of the things that always strikes me about Bali and the Balinese is the degree of happiness which exists Some may say that being happy is a choice Well it is sort of But not the type of selection one may suspect Happiness is in the choices open to you as an individual and Continue Reading Posted in Blog A California Opus Posted on July 9 2011 by David Pu u 9 Comments Chapter 5 in the California Series I have not always lived in California My Dad was going to college on the GI Bill in Milwaukee Wisconsin at Marquette University I had never asked him why being from Hawaii he chose the Mid West He met my Mother there That was where my two Brothers and Continue Reading Continue Reading Posted in Blog Apocryphal Wave Posted on May 25 2011 by David Pu u 4 Comments California Series Ch 2 Maybe it is the surge in weird news Maybe it is being too closely informed of the goings on in Ventura City where I live But I found myself at a bit of a loss when I heard of the latest greatest mean spirited shenanigans of some local politicians It was Continue Reading Posted in Blog Ventura Groans Posted on September 10 2010 by David Pu u 3 Comments The following was written to me by Dr Ed Brenegar who heads up the Community of Leaders It was written in reference to a close look I am taking at the Ventura City Council s decision to implement pay parking in my town What at first glance was described to be a rather benign plan to Continue Reading Posted in Blog Hybrid Vigor Posted on May 4 2010 by David Pu

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  • Canon 5D Mark 2
    Sense of Place Posted on July 22 2014 by David Pu u 0 Comments I have not spoken with many on this subject though some of my closer friends have touched upon it with me on occasion They do so in such a manner as to cause me to assume that most people by and large understand what place means and how we ought to be when we visit Continue Reading Posted in Blog Creativity Restoration Posted on April 13 2013 by David Pu u 0 Comments It happened slowly in a seductive manner The devil that is responsibility to project fulfillment had worn me down creatively I could feel it and understood what was going on with far greater comprehension than one knows the proverbial back of their hand Does anyone really spend time looking at those This does not happen Continue Reading Posted in Blog BMX Posted on April 20 2011 by David Pu u 1 Comment I had been immersed in a swimwear shoot and building more imagery was the last thing on my list of things to do But Hans call came on the heels of a 16 hour day on the computer and the passage of a cold front which left a rather dramatic sky So I made my Continue Reading Posted in Blog Three Posted on February 15 2011 by David Pu u 5 Comments The third in a series on Loves Surfers Yes those who ride weather water and wave I love them The rapid thunk thunk thunk of footsteps atop the wooden stairs that led up to the flat I had rented that morning at Currumbin Beach Queensland jolted me out of my jetlag induced reverie I had Continue Reading Posted in Blog Two Posted on February 7 2011 by David Pu

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  • community
    Fourth of July Posted on July 4 2014 by David Pu u 0 Comments Not vice versa This is why we consider the Declaration of Independence to be the blueprint for Liberty It covers the underpinnings necessary for the pursuit of happiness It is the God given and legal architecture of these united States with which what I term The Suck which applies to those who endeavor to control Continue Reading Posted in Blog Memorial Day Is Posted on May 26 2014 by David Pu u 0 Comments A culture which does not connect accurately reverentially or beautifully with it s past is akin to a rudderless boat doomed to be at the whim of waves and weather So today is Memorial Day So what Why should you or I care Only because to not do so is to engage in our personal demise Continue Reading Posted in Blog One Intransigent Eve Posted on November 12 2012 by David Pu u 1 Comment The image above was posted onto my Facebook page and a conversation ensued as a result about helmet usage in water Photography and Cinematography My esteemed friend and colleague Steve Fitzpatrick weighed in Steve had his noggin crushed in a PWC accident by an untrained operator at Tres Palmas in Puerto Rico He wound Continue Reading Posted in Blog Being Clear Posted on June 25 2012 by David Pu u 4 Comments I ran into a friend the other day who brought up an interesting point about some of my work In essence this is what he said Do you realize that you often leave it to us to figure out what you are trying to communicate That can be really frustrating as so many of us Continue Reading Posted in Blog K38 Rescue Precept and Example

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