The feeling of some skateboarding sessions is genuinely one of a kind, and sometimes you want to capture that magic. The right photo can capture just that. When it comes to pictures and skateboarding, shooting tricks can be challenging. Barely anything works first try, and you have to shoot the photo at the right time.
While multiple attempts are common in skateboarding, they aren’t in instant photography. Having just one go for each photo, waiting for it to develop, and not knowing how to photo looks like for ten minutes, shooting Polaroid pictures doesn’t seem like the ideal choice for skateboarding. To me, shooting photos isn’t about getting the sickest trick on film, rather about capturing the moment and the vibe of how it feels to be around.
I started to read up on instant photography during summer this year (2020) and bought my first camera in June. So far, I’ve been getting exciting results, and it’s a lot of fun to bring out the camera on any occasion. I don’t go for a walk or to the skate session without my Polaroid anymore. If this sounds interesting to you, you can save 10% by buying your Polaroid starter pack using this link.
This year is the first release of my annual Polaroid Skate Collection. Since I’ve got this camera for only half of this year, there are fewer photos for this release. Future Collections will feature more (and hopefully better, lol) shots.
Shortly after our third episode of the SkatePunk Podcast aired, we received an email from a man called Michi. He is the bass player of the band ‘Circus Rhapsody’ based in Berlin, Germany. Shortly after, we’ve scheduled a recording date together and got him on the show.Circus Rhapsody is a one-of-a-kind band, that if you […]
Adidas is a bigger corporation that came into skateboarding and had the background, budget, and ability to bring inspiration across different sports. As a fan of the Nike Lunar Gato’s look and how the Adidas Busenitz skates, I had to scoop these.
Back in 2015, I was on an app called Skateboard Amino. Through that app, I met Thaïs. She is a skateboarder from Würzburg, Germany, and last year, I saw her repost a video about Würzburg’s skate girls. The video was quite fascinating, so I went ahead and asked her about it.