This is an outline of my Creativity + presentation earlier this year:
Skateboarding has enabled me to become a better photographer.
Skateboarding culture is fast, passionate, full of risk and pain; but most important, it is a culture that embraces creativity and individuality. My complete absorption in this lifestyle during my youth gave me the tools I needed to thrive in a fast paced creative industry; here’s why:
The old Jade Hotel on 7th and L streets in Sacramento may be doomed for a date with the wrecking ball; but, like it is with so many darkly mysterious, sleepy and shadowy things, the old building metamorphosed into a brightly colored creature and made a lasting impact on the community before vanishing into the night.
Katie and Brett Liddicoat
Beatnik Studios • Sacramento CA • May 9th, 2015 • Photo assist by Russell Volksen