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READER POLL 2017
We promise this won’t (really) hurt.

Wanna win a new surfboard? We have a custom Chilli ‘Black Vulture’ to gift (plus all the trim you’d expect from a premium dealer). To be in the running, just answer a few questions for us. It won’t take long.

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Close READER POLL 2017
We promise this won't (really) hurt.

Wanna win a new surfboard? We have a custom Chilli ‘Black Vulture’ to gift (plus all the trim you’d expect from a premium dealer). To be in the running, just answer a few questions for us. It won’t take long.

Photolyfe: Charlie Cullen

Welcome to PhotoLyfe, in which Stab’s favourite photographers answer questions about themselves with their own images. It’s that old picture-tells-a-thousand-words chestnut but with more colour and pop. It’s a way to cut out all the bullshit. It’s like jacking into the main vein of those who supply us with exquisite surf imagery every day. Give thanks by studying each image with a more careful eye than ever!

Charlie Cullen eloped from life on mainland Australia a few years back. Originally hailing from Newcastle and now residing in Northern Sumatra. Cullen spent his last few years in Asia, Hawaii and some time on the slopes of Canada’s Whistler. Soon after he dropped the snowboard to pick up a set of fins. Last time we caught up with Charlie he was in transit, hustling through Kuala Lumpur airport and filled us in on a trip he recently took, deep into undisclosed jungle with Mikala Jones, Alex Smith and Luke Davis. While we wait for the photographic evidence of that journey, slide down and get further acquainted.

1. Describe yourself

1DESCRIBE YOURSELF

2. Where are you from?

2WHERE ARE YOU FROM

3. What got you into photography?

3WHAT GOT YOU INTO PHOTOGRAPHY

4. Where do you wish you were right now?

4WHERE DO YOU WISH YOU WERE RIGHT NOW

5. What inspires you?

5WHAT INSPIRES YOU

6. Who is your favourite person to photograph?

6WHO IS YOUR FAVOURITE PERSON TO PHOTOGRAPH

7. What makes the best photograph?

7WHAT MAKES THE BEST PHOTOGRAPH

8. What’s your favourite weapon?

8YOUR FAVOURITE WEAPON

9. Describe your mood right now.

9DESCRIBE YOUR MOOD RIGHT NOW

10. What else should we know about you?

10SOMETHING ELSE YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ME

Follow Charlie's Instagram here and his view website over here.

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