a deviation from the stigmas and stereotypes.
a salutation to the romance within action sports.
a reflection of the badass culture from an elegant eye.
a collection of the places and people ordinary to ben johnston.
snowboarding. skateboarding. wakeboarding.
For my final project in ART 260 - Film Photography, I decided to showcase a unique characteristic about myself: my love affair with action sports.
And that it truly is.
The board sport culture is cliched as a rock and roll hell raising lifestyle. But that's not how I see it. My participation in these sports is a dance and a romance.
It's beautiful. And to me, it's emotional.
So, my goal with this photo project was to try and capture and share my love story through a clean and minimal approach, from my home in each disciple...
- SNOWBOARDING - Snowflex: Lynchburg, VA
- WAKEBOARDING - Jibtopia: Semora, NC
- SKATEBOARDING - Westover: Harrisonburg, VA