Sunday, July 31, 2011

Two Nine turns 18

Headed back to DC this week for another year of Two Nine. Such a good time to meet up with some of my very best friends, skate and hang out. We had another great game of SKATE and the turn out was super good as usual. Screen Shot 2011-07-31 at 2.32.35 PM
Angelo's Pop has not diminished from last year

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100 degrees, being old, and skateboarding is not easy

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Tony handled the announcing once again while skating in the game. Haven't seen Berra do that one yet

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Rory did super good in the game of SKATE and actually was the reason I was sitting down, taking photos and not skating anymore

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18 years in the books and hopefully another 18 to come. Nothing compares to the friends you made when you were 15...Although, my newer ones are pretty amazing as well

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

These Cats are Popular

I swung by the Popular studios in Huntington Beach yesterday to see what those guys have been up too. They've been hard at work all summer editing the Burton movie and are pretty close to being finished. The movie is looking good and it should be a really fun premier season.
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Monday, July 25, 2011

Hernandez Hideaway

Cory, Jordan, Justin and I went for super fun cruise the other morning. The hills around SD are so good for motorcycles and motorcycle photos
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Justin had this idea a while back and was planning on shooting it medium format until his camera broke on the way to the spot. He had to settle with shooting it with a G10

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Super fun day...Cant wait to do it again

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

1 Hour Layover

On the way back from Europe a couple weeks ago I had a quick stopover in Munich where I walked by this interesting looking guy.
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Once in a while I'll see people that I really want to take a portrait of. It's a pretty weird thing asking a stranger to pose for photo. So usually I dont do it....luckily on this shot I didnt have to ask and could just shoot through this glass wall that was dividing the terminal.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Etnies TF

Last week Eero, Dylan, and I got to check out the private training facility over at Etnies. I got to say its one of my more favorite parks I've skated in a long while. Everything was perfect.
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Including Eero's BS noseblunts...every single try.

I cant wait to head back there for another session....Thanks to Dylan Radloff for hooking it up

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Thanks Thomaz

We ended up staying with Thomaz for a few days while in Barca. It was great catching up and getting a chance to check out the Method Mag offices. Plus he knows basically everything about the city and we learned so much more than we would have reading a tourist book.
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Thomaz and Alexis....Good dudes.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Barca Take 3

Here are some snaps from another day out in Barcelona...The place is photogenic

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This guy was so focused on this portrait he didnt seem to notice my camera clicking in his ear.

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I was walking down this super narrow street in the rain and looked up to see this kids poor wal-mart skateboard getting rained on.

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This dude lived on the street in our neighborhood and had a beer in his hand all day long. He was super friendly and was down for photos

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Why Not Play Cricket at MACBA

We sat down for beers the other day before checking out some skating at one of the most famous skate spots in town- MACBA and I noticed a couple kids getting busy with a Cricket bat. Normally this probably wouldnt be that weird but MACBA is actually one of the more famous museums in town and not your normal venue for a game of cricket. None the less the kids were stoked.
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Barcelona honestly has cool things going on around every corner

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Each evening at MACBA people hang out, drink street beers and skate perfect flat ground and ledges. Such an amazing scene at a spot that would be an insta-bust in the US

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During these guys game of SKATE this kid was doing his own version of the one footer (OllieNorth) and having a great time doing it. MACBA rules.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Chance of Showers

It rained for about 10 min in Barcelona today. I quickly went out to shoot a couple umbrella photos.

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This guy was the ultimate tourist. Umbrella balancing while reading map.

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I think this guy was actually selling umbrellas.

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The rain dried up and turned into humidity in about 30 min-I was pretty siked to get a couple snaps.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Barca Snapshots

Even though its hard not being in the US on the 4th....Def cant complain..Barcelona has been amazing as usual

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The Hotel has a pretty cool staircase and even cooler Air Conditioning.

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Someone added a little something to the poster in the bathroom.

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Skating down the perfect marble on the beach has been pretty epic. Moran decided to do his own version of street skating in Barcelona

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Loss of Luggage

Adam hasen't seen his luggage since getting to France a week ago....So when he finally got a new roller bag he was pretty siked...

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Honestly, the only color they had was red

Friday, July 1, 2011

10pm Sunset

Since I still really dont care about surfing I thought I might as well show some moral support...Glad I did. The 10pm Biarritz sunsets are pretty all time.

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Luckily Adam was there to join me in the people watching.

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Even though the waves were less than all time...Sani's new FB profile pick was....HA