Arto speaks the truth about a career in front of the lens coming full-circle to a passion behind the lens.
Presented by Leica, this series will follow four skateboarders/artists while they go about their craft. Arto Saari has long been my favorite skater and watching his photography career flourish is pure inspiration.
“I tend to take it pretty far sometimes to get what I need to get- whether it be a trick or getting a photo. It definitely goes hand-in-hand.“
Brooklyn based skate photographer Jonathan Mehring is featured in The Berrics next installment of their Shoot All Skaters series. Being one of the most well traveled photographers in skateboarding, he’s got an incredible body of work to show why. I advise you to Click here and check it out.
“With these little secrets, you can make your footage look golden.”
A very entertaining watch, even if you aren’t a filmer. Very unconventional techniques, but he gets results.
“London’s Skate Rats in Timlapse form.
Short film featuring the timelapses shot during the making of City of Rats, with a few additional clips from the film thrown in for good measure. This was intended for the extras but for some reason or other was never finished in time to make the DVD.
What is City of Rats? its the first feature length film from Slam City Skates, Europe’s oldest skateshop established in 1986.
“At a point in time where a large section of skateboarders consider social networking props to constitute skateboard culture, it is extremely refreshing to see members of the younger generation still out pounding the streets like those who came before them. Don’t be one of those bellends who only watches skate videos after they’ve been cut up into bite-sized sections on some Facebook hero’s page: support real skateboard culture with your money, not just your ‘liking’ finger. City of Rats is more than worth the measly tenner they’re asking for it. Goon support should be mandatory.” – BEN POWELL, SIDEWALK MAGAZINE
Running at 57 minutes, City of Rats has 14 sections and features the entire Slam Team alongside the shop staff, London locals and vargrants.
Support independent skateboarding, buy now at slamcity.com/accessories-2/skate-dvds.html“