“Living on the Central Coast is a lifestyle choice; it is being able to always have the amazing things people go away for.”
Jacs Powell migrated to Australia with her family from Papua New Guinea when she was just four years old. They first lived at Lake Macquarie, then did
a stint in Brisbane, before returning to NSW to finally settle on a property at Tumbi Umbi on the beautiful Central Coast.
Jacs attended primary school at the historic St Cecilias in Wyong and high school at St Peters at Tuggerah. She now calls the coastal oasis of Avoca home along with a son and daughter of her own.
Jacs is a professional food and wedding photographer by trade and a Coastie through and through; she only needs to walk into any local café or corner shop to run into a friend.
“I didn’t realise how much of a Coastie I actually am!”
You only have to spend a few minutes on Jacs’s website or vimeo page scrolling through her work to get an idea of the way she sees the world, light filled, sumptuous and full of life.
For Jacs, choosing to live on the Central Coast was choosing to be bold and passionate about life. She chose a creative career in order to make a life and business for herself on the Central Coast. Since doing so she has collaborated with national platforms, such as Marie Claire, as well as an array of like-minded local businesses and creatives.
“It’s great to be part of a place that is growing and evolving and changing.”
You can find Jacs food and lifestyle photography work on her website and you can find Jacs in the cafes of the Coast.
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