Pegs N’ Bacon Framed Prints Available

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Framed 24×36″ prints from Scott Marceau‘s Pegs N’ Bacon show are available for purchase in the TCU webstore. This photo of Regis is also available on a limited edition t-shirt. You can view the entire gallery online here.

Photo Of The Week: Josh McElwee

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“Not a ton to say about this one. The Cult guys were having a sunset session on the dirt jumps at Woodward East earlier in the summer, and I happened to walk by with a camera. Jeff Brockmeyer was already set up shooting fisheye with strobes, so I opted to shoot long-lens into the sunset. Dakota did a big 360, and this was the result.”

- 5D MK II w/70-200 f/4. 1/1600 at f/5.6, ISO 250

Check out some more of Josh’s work here.

Photo Of The Week: Chris Ashworth

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“The photo was taken on a Monday night ride in Sheffield. Shayn and I wanted to shoot a photo and after some time waiting for the shop to get quieter, we got a chance. The idea was to use the light from the shop, rather than a flash in the fading light. It took some time to get just right but thanks to Shayn for persisting because we definitely got the result we were after.

Canon 550d @ 50mm, f4.5, 1/320″

Check out Chris’s work right here then peep more of Shayn’s riding here.

Photo of the Week: Alex Herzog

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“My homie Sean Sieling and I made the roadtrip from our home in the Bay down to Southern California to meet up with some of our homies to ride and explore a bit. This was our first time riding in LA, and we came across this great grate spot I recognized from an old photo that Jeff Z shot of Codie Larson doing a hopwhip into it. I was so pumped that I made Sean do something into it as well. He opted for a hop turndown, so I tried to find an angle that would separate him from the background, while still keeping the wide perspective to convey the overall atmosphere of the spot. After a few test shots from different spots, I moved across the street and was pumped on how it looked;the classic palm trees, the entirety of the grate, the white wall to make his bike pop, and the street that he rode out into. I used all natural light with this shot, as my flash triggers wouldn’t reach from across the street (anyone who wants to donate some pocket wizards, hook ya boy up). This photo was a quick flick, and it just goes to show that you don’t need a ton of crazy lighting while on street missions with your friends to get some decent looking photos. Thanks for reading and thanks Scott for the opportunity! (also shouts out to Stephen Smith for helping me write this).

-Canon Rebel XSI
-Canon 50mm (f5.6)
-1/500th shutter”

Check out some of Sean’s riding here.

See more of Alex’s work here.

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Photo of the Week: Matt Hildebrand

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The colors, the composition and the shapes in this photograph make this the photo of the week.

“James has a one-track brain, he’s either completely engaged or miles away in his own head. Unfortunately he’s spent the last three summers trying to catch up on credits in summer school. This summer day at Capitol Hill high school was different though. James showed up to get work done and double pegged down this hubba twice, showing his rare attention to detail and his obvious love for grinding shit. This high school in OKC’s Capitol Hill district was built in 1928. This hubba (along with the wallride on the opposite side) are recent additions to the other spots in this ancient school.

Shot f5.6 @ 1/500th onto Kodak Ektar 100 iso film with a Hasselblad 500c (80mm lens) then developed by Bedford Photo in OKC and scanned in on my canoscan 9000f film scanner. I don’t really edit my film scans more than removing dust and adjusting the exposure for digital presentation. Lately I’ve been shooting more color since my college darkroom is closed over the summer, Kodak has been my favorite color film for a while now. My favorite part about taking this photo was hiding the designated filmer (Manny) directly to the left of the frame on one of the top steps. I attempt to make truthful images and don’t photoshop out filmers or any other distractions. Spending time moving around and composing the right image before I press the shutter makes me much happier in the end.”

Check out more of Matt’s work here.

See more of James’ riding here.

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Hadrien Picard/Simone Barraco 8mm Project

Last week we saw a video shot entirely on one roll of Super 8mm film of Simone Barraco riding Barcelona. Here we get a glimpse into what went on behind the scenes and some of the thoughts Hadrien had for the project.

Photo of the Week: Pj Turns

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I really like the framing of this shot combined with the color palette. There are a lot of shapes and textures in this environment but the rider is framed so nicely in a small area that would otherwise stick out as a blank space.

“A few of us traveled up to a new park in Cardiff… Rampworld. After a good session ridin, myself and James decided to shoot some pictures. James Jones is amazing to shoot pictures with cos he is an animal on a bike! This shot came about as I had just set my flashes up and I hadn’t intended this angle, it was a test shot, to see how the lighting worked. I was really happy with how it turned out once I saw it and it looked really clean. My flash set up was 2 far left on 1/2 power and 2 right and behind on 1/4 power, shot with a Canon 60d with a 10-22 lens. Rampworld is awesome to shoot pictures in as it’s so new and clean, it’s also a damn fun park to ride.”

Check out more of Pj’s work here.

See more of James‘ wild riding in this edit.

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