SKATEBOARDING IS NOT A CRIME
We were first introduced to Grant in 2000 at our production of the Pro Photographer Showdown in Whistler, Canada. And yes, he won Best of Show. It was a night that a skate photographer blew the doors off the World Ski and Snowboard Festival. When people can remember your show 11 years later, it’s powerful. In many ways, the inspiration of Grant Brittain is why The Open is being...
LIFE IN JAKARTA
Hengki Koentjoro, a very talented amateur photographer was born in Demarang, Central Java, Indonesia in 1963. He majored in film at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California and is now based out of Jakarta Indonesia. He primarily shoots in black and white capturing landscape, water and street photography. Check out the rest of his portfolio.
PDN VIDEO PICK: THE NORTH FACE MANIFESTO
The North Face Brand Manifesto from Camp 4 Collective on Vimeo.
AUSTRALIA'S TOP EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS
Australia’s 6th annual Capture has chosen the winners for the best emerging photographers. To enter, you had to be under 35 with less than four year’s of professional shooting full time. Here’s a few of our favorite category winners. Check out Capture by Australian Photography for the complete list of categories. OVERALL WINNER: TRENT MITCHELL PORTRAIT: TRENT MITCHELL ...
lbf10: ““A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.” — Irving Penn” — (via somethingtoseeorhear)
THE RUSSIAN STREETS IN BLACK + WHITE
In one of our recent posts Eye on the Street, we included a photograph by MisterKey. Scroll through the selection and you’ll quickly see why we’ve dedicated a post to this eye behind the lense.
EYE ON THE STREET
These great street shots stopped us in our tracks. Can’t wait to see the submissions for the Urban + Street category for The Open. Photography by (in order) Trent Parke, Nils Jorgensen, MisterKey. Spotted on Smashing Magazine.
LIVING IN HARMONY
If you read a recent front page story of the San Francisco Chronicle, you would have read about a female humpback whale who had become entangled in a spider web of crab traps and lines. She was weighted down by hundreds of pounds of traps that caused her to struggle to stay afloat. She also had hundreds of yards of line rope wrapped around her body, her tail, her torso, a line tugging in...
WATER, ICE & ROCK
The bravity of these photographers and the daring athleticism of the surfer and climbers in these photos is awe-inspiring. These guys live in a world far beyond the average dweller pushing the limits in all elements every day. “At this moment, Paul Mclaughlin and I were throwing ourselves into crazy huge barrels trying to fly right over the camera,” says bodysurfer Ryan...