Davey and work

The unique visual world of ocean waves

I’ve been taking pictures since late 1977, which makes it more than 35 years that I’ve been squeezing the shutter to capture those magic fleeting moments. Some family history here; As a very young child (about 3 years old) my mother took my brothers and I to the beach one day and told us to […]


New Surf City – canvas series

Folks, I’ve always imagined well known cities with surf in them. Of course most don’t have and we hardly ever see images of any except for the very occasional image of Honolulu or Rio. I set out to see what some of these places would look like with surf so with the help of Photoshop, […]


Career Confessions – 12 questions with Sean Davey

“What is the best piece of advice you have been given to date? Don’t spend more money on being a photographer than you’re not prepared to get back. It’s an expensive pastime and a lot of folks spend way more on it than they will ever get back.”


The Interview

I was approached some time ago by Epson USA to do an interview with them about using their Exhibition Canvas gloss on my art. This is how it went….


Oceans – The photography of Sean Davey

This is a rare opportunity to get your hands on a copy of the first of my 3 books; OCEANS. Some box’s of the book turned up recently and so once again, the book is once again available at the original price of just $24.95, but only while these limited stocks remain, plus $7 for […]


I used to be a pentax shooter

Way back in the day, I started out with a Kodak Instamatic camera which I shot this, my first photoon. From there I bought my 1st SLR camera which was the bottom of the range Russian Praktica L which actually fell apart and I had to throw it away when the hand crank fell off […]


My first camera

I’ve just been sitting back and marveling at my photographic career so far and how far, it has taken me already. And to think that it all started so organically and completely unintentionally is just amazing. I first took a photograph on the afternoon of October the 20th, 1977 at around about 4.30pm. I had […]


My cool underwater gear from Essex

I just wanted to throw a shout out to my buddy; Mike Waggoner, who makes all the cool Essex water housings that I use to protect my valuable camera gear from the elements. I love using Mike’s housings because they are simple to operate and are very light, which is of utmost importance when swimming […]


Party time for your feet

I recently joined up with the sandalista sandal company to produce a new set of sandal designs based just on my photos. I selected images that evoke positive thoughts and feelings. What better than some beautiful clear water waves, Hawaiian sunsets and fresh tropical flowers, so next time, you want to pick up a pair […]


More Davey Canvas at Luibuenos

I just hung several more extra large canvas pieces from my Shadow land collection at Luibueno’s restaurant in Haleiwa, on the north shore. If you visiting Oahu, plan for a day to visit the north shore and stop by Lui’s for a meal. While there, you’ll be able to see a bunch of my canvas […]


New 5 x 7 and 8 x 10 mini canvas wraps for a limited time.

A lot of folks have expressed strong interest in purchasing a piece of my canvas art but so many just don’t have the coin that it takes to secure one of my bigger art pieces, so I decided to look after the cultured battler and give you guys a chance also to own a piece […]


How to deal with the droplets on your waterproof camera

I get crew that contact me from time time looking to work out the age old question on how to keep the water drops off your camera housing’s front port as they tend to reduce the quality of images , especially on smaller camera all the more, such as Go Pro’s etc. There are a […]


Home Made – exhibition now at the Hobart Maritime museum.

I had a lady called Elizabeth contact me recently from the maritime museum in my home town of Hobart, in Tasmania, Australia. Elizabeth was seeking old surf photos from the past which captured the uniqueness of being a surfer in Tasmania for an exhibition in the museum. I was able to supply her with several […]


BIG is BEST with Canvas art from Sean Davey

When it comes to home decor, BIG is in! Recent studies have shown that big canvas is number one with those, looking to give their home a quick visual boost


Sean Davey now on Instagram

There has been a seemingly endless number of social network startups and frankly it’s gotten well beyond the point of total overkill, but there is one very cool crew that I checked out a little while back and just totally dug on straight away. Unlike Facebook and others, Instagram’s more about sharing pictures and not […]


Davey Art for World Ocean Day

Several large Sean Davey prints and canvas’s will be showing at this show. read more.. Ocean Lifeline Presents: New York World Oceans Day 2012. New York, New York – June 8th, 2012 – Our mission at Ocean Lifeline (OLL) is to captivate the public interest in ocean conservation through the creation of powerful imagery and […]


Another Davey shot bag’s the cover.

I spotted this on line somewhere this morning and it reminded me that I hadn’t yet received my copy of this book. I guess it’s in the post. ha ha This is one of my very favorite surf images. I took it from a helicopter back in 2001 over the outer reefs of Oahu’s north […]


Davey Canvas now showing at Fire restaurant in Cornwall, U.K.

Folks, things are moving right along with my mate Welshy over in the U.K. He just picked up a new restaurant called Fire at Mawgan Porth, near Cornwall. So next time, any of you folks in the UK are over that way, stop in and have a bit of a look, maybe make them an […]


Davey’s Oceans Wave Sculptures – DVD

Friends, I have just released a new DVD featuring hundreds of my best images of Ocean waves or as I like to call them ocean wave sculptures Way back in 1977, I squeezed off my first photograph which in itself was an ocean wave. Since then, I’ve photographed perhaps hundreds’s of thousands of images, but […]


1 on 1 Photo workshops and Consultation

I’m opening my knowledge to those who wish to better their skills or just learn some cool new photographic techniques. I’m a veteran of the surf world which just also happens to be one of the most innovative areas in the photography scene. During my time as a magazine photographer, I have secured more than […]


Sean Davey art show: “Sun King”

Folks, my latest show entitled Sun King was a big success down at FestivAlma in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a month ago and now, I’m making images from the show available to people everywhere. All images are available as Canvas Gallery wraps in the three following sizes by simply emailing me direct at fineart@seandavey.com Print size________________rolled______________Stretched […]


Show us YOUR Davey print

I enjoy a pretty close relationship with many who purchase my artworks. Some stay in touch. Others send me photos of my art when it’s hanging in their house, but they all enjoy my pictures. I encourage buyers of my art to send me pictures of it hanging in their spaces, so that I can […]


Davey Canvas prints now in the UK

The U.K. distributor for Sean Davey gear is Davey Visions, run by my buddy Welshy. He’s been pumping out some sick Davey Visions Tee Shirts, over the past year or so, and now Welshy’s proud to announce that he’s also carrying Davey fine Canvas art as well. Welshy’s first client is Waves restaurant in Padstow, […]


Davey endorses new Epson Exhibition Canvas Gloss

Folks, I’m happy to announce that I’ve joined forces with Epson North America and am now offering my canvas prints exclusively on the new