10 QUESTIONS: Justin Burkle
LT: What’s your deal?
JB: I am an artist/photographer who is drawn to the ocean and inspired by it.
LT: Why Montauk?
JB: In all my travels around the globe, I haven’t found a place that suits me better or makes me happier.
LT: Long or short?
JB: Short makes me think of short period wind chop, that is no fun, so I am going with long.
LT: In your opinion – what is the best, or worst, thing about Montauk?
JB: Best thing is the local characters, worst thing is the real estate prices.
LT: Low Tide or High Time?
JB: Low tide for beach glass.
LT: What is your favorite place to eat – or drink – in Montauk?
JB: Anywhere where the beer is cold and surrounded by good company or good views.
LT: If you could instantly realize one wish, what would it be?
JB: Owning a home in Montauk.
LT/JB: Before I sleep I always _check the weather/winds/waves/sea surface temperature charts_.
LT: Favorite artist? Why?
JB: Mica Marder, super talented artist whose work centers around the fish and wildlife found on the east end. He transforms every day objects into beautiful works of art.