This time on our Skateboard Roundup: Skate Photography, Keep on pushin’!

This week we provide some photographic and cinematographic insights on the sport. Meet Atiba Jefferson from The Skateboard Mag.

Atiba Jefferson is a professional photographer from Colorado Springs, CO. He discovered photography in high school and quickly developed a passion for the camera. Since skateboarding was his first love it naturally became his primary subject and the focus through the lens. His desire to capture the movement of skateboarding, precisely how he saw it, pushed him to move to California and chase his dream of becoming a professional photographer. Atiba now shoots everything from skateboarding to Lakers games to portraits of world-famous musicians and athletes. This short film gives a glimpse into the crazy life of Atiba and how he became a professional photographer. (source)

LET US ROAM – Atiba Jefferson

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The second Skate Photography portrait shows John John Florence.

French photographer & Desillusion Magazine editor in chief Sebastien Zanella, met John John Florence in his hometown, right in front of the most renowned waves, Pipeline, to discuss his interests out of the water. “The Other John John”, is a short film focusing on the other side of John John, his passion for photography & the simple pleasures in life. (source)

The Other John, John.

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A cinematographic highlight is “form” by Colin Kennedy.

‘form’ is a short film I created for the REDirect contest as a tribute to the style and grace of skateboarding.
[REDirect is a celebration of skateboard filmmaking between red.com and theberrics.com] (source)


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And Ricki Bedenbaughs shows some brilliant editing in his short “Keep on Pushin’“.

Keep on Pushin’ represents what skateboarding means to me, it is my way of thanking skateboarding for all that it has given me. (source)

Keep On Pushin’

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