Dick W. Nowakowski


Wladyslaw Ryszard Nowakowski known to his friends and associates as Dick, was born in Poland and immigrated to Australia in 1950. Later he studied photography at RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) in Melbourne. He married in 1956.

During his mid twenties and late forties, Dick, together with his sweetheart and future wife, and a few friends, ventured into skin and SCUBA diving. They spent a lot of their time searching and experimenting in salt water as well as fresh water locations.

In 1964 he accepted the position of Company Photographer with Caterpillar of Australia. His work took him all over Australia and the South Pacific Islands. Dick spent nearly eighteen years
producing visual and often written material for technical publications for his employer.

After resigning in 1981, Dick, together with his wife, opened a commercial photographic studio where he created images for the advertising market. Eleven years later he retired from the “rat race”. As from 1992 Dick’s creative interest evolved towards oil painting and later to writing.

Where to find Dick W. Nowakowski online


Perilous Affairs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Adult
A drug trafficker kills CIA agent. Richard, ex-commando and photographer, assigned to illustrate trawler, hears of plot to deliver cocaine and kill crew member Skye. Rick is injured. Skye and Rick fall in love and are pursued by dealers. Skye is kidnapped. Will she be rescued in time?
Cape Schanck Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
Cape Schanck, Australia – a place of underwater wonders. Creatures large and small, skirmishing for life amid swaying plants and rocks at the bottom of the ocean and one lone SCUBA diver struggling against the force of massive waves – too close to slippery rocks. Can he win?

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