One of my favorite things to do is give background stories to images most of us have seen floating around the internet. This old school style black and white photograph is a good example of that. After some sleuthing I found that this is Arto Saari’s capture of a motorcyclist friend Kynan Tait cruising on his Harley, stuff (and skateboard) packed on bike, snapping a photo right back at the lens. Arto was raised in Finland, now resides in the USA, and is a professional photographer and skateboarder. For some more shots… Continue Reading »
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My friends, I have featured Lanakila MacNaughton’s photography from her project the Women’s Moto Exhibit many many times, but this time you get to see the woman behind the lens. This look behind the scenes literally gave me goosebumps- Austin Will perfectly captured the essence of art, artist, and subjects. I got chills and they’re multiplyin’! “I’m shooting medium format… film on Hassleblad. I’m manually focusing on a moving at 40 or 50 miles an hour.” For those of you who haven’t fiddled with this style photography (or even much at all… Continue Reading »
The work of Redding, CA based photographer Garrett Meyers speaks volumes with silence. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. This may be true, but one has to believe that those thousand words are composed much more clearly and with much more verbose descriptions by photographers with heavy talent as opposed to hobbyists who lack the je ne sais quoi the it takes to create captivating images. Go browse through Garrett’s portfolio (website / tumblr) and prepare to feel a sense of oneness with his subjects.
Ever wanted to know a magician’s secrets? I’ll admit, seeing Ray Gordon’s photography over the years has often left me in a state of wonder. How, why, where?! What on earth came upon someone and compelled them to drive a Camaro off a cliff? I got the chance to ask him all these questions and more.
Someone caught a photo of me riding through a gentle corner at Isle of Vashon! One hand on my camera, naturally. I am a little excited right now… thank you Ken Todd! [ more tagged Isle of Vashon | more on kentoddphotos.com ]