Author Archives: Nick Jones

Drew Hosselton by Greg Moliterno

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Drew Hosselton curved fence ride Phoenix, Arizona

Josh Betley by Greg Moliterno

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Josh Betley over ice over Phoenix, Arizona

Clay Johnson by Greg Moliterno

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Clay Johnson Wallie Tempe, Arizona

Photographer Spotlight: Greg Moliterno

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Multitalented lensman / rider showcases his favorite grind and even threads the needle between the wall and pole with just nearly enough room for his Bob bars. Photos: Nick Jones

 

“What can I say about Greg Moliterno?.. Greg is more than just one of those photographers who hits you up to go out and shoot, he’s more of a homie who wants to chill and ride and just happens to be amazing at what he does. He’s also one of the rare combos of person that has a good eye for not only photos but filming and putting together videos as well. I’m always hyped to get a clip or photo with Greg cause I know it’ll be on point and the happiness he shows of the final product just proves how much he loves doing bmx and his friends. ” – Nick Seabasty

The basics…name, age, location, affiliates, crews, gangs, whatever…

Greg Moliterno, 32 years old and living in Tempe, Arizona.

Whatcha workin with?

canon 5d mkii, nikon fm2n, hasselblad 500 c/m, olympus mju 2, ricoh ff3 af, nikon lite touch af, canon 15mm fish, canon 24mm 2.8, nikon 50 1.4 , hasselblad 80mm 2.8, canon 85mm 1.8, nikon 105 2.5, hasselblad 150mm 4, tamron 70-200 2.8 , 6x vivitar 285‘s doubled up, minolta 118x, pocket wizard plus 2’s and mini tt1, shutter release, minolta light meter, right angle viewfinder and various tripods

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Dimitri James, whip fakie

What got you into photography?

I got into photos being hurt a few years ago i was around some guys shooting photos before always seemed interesting to me

What inspires you to create?

Seeing the big picture

What are your ideal conditions for shooting?

Anything really

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Cory Wiergowsk, wallride to euro

Any favorite spots to shoot at, people to shoot with?

Here today gone tomorrow spots, jibs, set-ups. Shooting with someone you haven’t shot with is cool always good getting something with my friends too

What problems do you often come across as a photographer?

cops pocket wizards flat tires

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Shane Cecil, euro

You film as well, what’s in the bag?

Panasonic hd, opteka fish, step up, small tripod, skateboard

What are you currently working on?

I have a full length all street video I’m working on and I’m the middle of a few other video projects too. I’m putting a book together “Smithsonian” its an all smith grinds  book compiled of photos from multiple photographers. Talk to me for more info.. I’m also having a small showing of point and shoots which is  tba. I’ve been shooting with Bobby Kanode for “lightworks” if you haven’t seen the trailer you need to.

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Cory Wiergowski, pegs up no foot can

Any tips or advice to beginners?

Only advice I could give is have good time with your friends, shoot whatever you feel like.

Where can people see more of your work?

Instagram.. Vimeo.. I’ll have something else up soon I promise.

Who Is Humza Deas?

Who is Humza Deas? from Humza Deas on Vimeo.

Humza is a 17 year old Photographer and Skateboarder from Brooklyn who doesn’t let his Canon Rebel XTi leave his side as he climbs the roofs and bridges of New York City . After coming across his Instagram about a year and a half ago it quickly became the only account I found myself checking habitually. Fast forward to September 1st, 2014 and the only other account added to that list is Rodeo Peanut. Peep this video for a better understanding and if you’re into it you can find more of his work on Instagram and Tumblr.

Photo Of The Week: Rudy Rodriquez

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“This photo of AJ Carvalho was taken about a few weeks ago. Aj is a pretty chilled soft spoken guy who doesn’t speak much, however his riding speaks very loudly. As of late, I’ve been bringing my ladder with me everywhere I go. It fits perfectly in my car. I like to bringing it along for special shots like this. I never know when I’ll run into the perfect opportunity for a golden shot of someone roastin’ tabes, turndowns, etc.. I’ve seen Aj blast this hip before and knew he would be down to maybe create a little magic. Initially, I wasn’t stoked on this photo till I went back the other night and saw it again. For some reason it works weird that way for me at times where I’ll sit on a photo for some time only to go back and find that the photo wasn’t half bad to begin with. I’m sure there’s other photographers out there as well that, maybe like me, find themselves asking “what did I not see in this photo the first time around that I’m now seeing weeks later?” Haha, I don’t know. But, what I do know is it’s kind of neat when that happens for sure! Thanks Nick.

Canon T3 — Vivitar Flash — Pixel Soldier TF371 triggers”

Check out some more of Rudy’s work here and be sure to join the Push It A Stop Flickr group for a chance to be featured!

Photo Of The Week: Dennis Bunn

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“We shot this photo at Villanova University, there was probably about 30 people standing around watching so that was stressful, and I had to clone a couple people out of the photo. it was the first day with my new camera so i was still getting used to it. Marty didn’t even really wanna do the hanger, we didn’t film it or anything, i just thought it would make a cool photo. Marty is the man.

Tech Info:

Nikon D610 — 1/160th — F/ 7.1 — ISO 100

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vivitar 285 camera left at full power. vivitar 285 camera far left at full power zoomed in on rider. sb26 camera right at 1/2 power. cactus triggers.”

You can check some more of Dennis’s work here.