up : Ruben, ripping a top soul in Buckley, WA. Photo : Afred.
Afred posted some of his great shots in the Rollernews Flickr Group. The render of the images is really nice, here is how Afred proceeded :
For the colors, I converted to black and white then messed with the color channels. Once i was happy, i then took the original color image, and placed it over on a new layer, and set the transparency down to around 60% or so. This is all from memory, so i’m not positive.
Featuring Erik Bailey, Chris Haffey, Chaz Sands, Nick Lomax, Benny Harmanus, Brian Shima, Murda Johnson, Dre Powell, Brent Hicks, Billy O’Neil, Al Hooi, Tyrone Ballantine, Ady Wallace, Sean Escott and more.
Starring Karakan, Yoghurt, Adam Zurawiecki and Piotrek.
The Skate factory in Essen is the skatepark which got famous with the BEAT THAT concept, started by Brian Aragon. Brian Aragon just launched crazy tricks and wrote them on the wood curb, challenging anyone to match or beat the tricks.