About Jazz Kuschke

Jazzhands plays the Garden Route Flute! An estuary rat disguised as a freelance wordsmith, Jazz began his career at Getaway magazine where he spent four years turning ever assignment into a fishing trip, before joining Men’s Health as features writer. After that he did a stint in the crazy-paced world of Sports Marketing at Red Bull. He went on the freelance trail in 2011 and his current active client base includes brands and titles as diverse as Red Bull, Pernod-Ricard, ASICS, Getaway, The Coffee Mag and Men's Health among others.

THE TAILGATE CONFESSIONS #2: MEETING (ONE) OF THE MAKERS

All the cool kids are digging into their archives, so let’s throw it back… (Is #ThrowbackThursday still a thing? It is Thursday today, right? With the current mindfuck of day-to-day lockdown-sameness it might as well be Tuesday). Anyway it’s a good time to reminisce… This installment in the tailgate confessions takes us to 2018. Though that [...]

SEEING IS BELIEVING: SMITH CARAVAN MAG CHROMAPOP REVIEW

I’ve been using the Smith ChromaPop Caravan since December 2019. Here are some mid-term thoughts In short Exceptional detail and contrast pop from the ChromaPop lens Lens-change mechanism is fuss free and can be done on the water Fit is snug and comfortable Frame styling means you can wear off the water too Some background
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SHOOT INTO THE SUN, SON

Over the years I have been fortunate enough to work with; and learn from some of the finest lensmen across various genres: From my original slide film (RIP Fuji Velvia 50) wildlife and travel mentor Justin Fox (now at the helm of Getaway magazine) and Gary Perkin (arguably the finest MTB photographer walking the planet) [...]