Water Never looked so Haunting and Beautiful: Dark Side of the Lens

Swimming video is courtesy of the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director’s Showcase.

Irish surf photographer, Mickey Smith, slowly sucks you in with his six minute poetic, short film.  When art and sport mix just the right way beautiful things happen, like Dark Side of the Lens.  Mickey doesn’t tell us much about who he is, and yet he tells us everything, the most important things. His economy of words hit the bullseye, “If I only scrape a living, at least it’s a living worth scarping.”

Mickey Smith, the Filmmaker

Mickey Smith - Dark Side of the Lens

Mickey Smith - Dark Side of the Lens

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About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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