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This is Not a Photo Opportunity - A Book by Mark Whiteley
Mark Whiteley:
This is Not a Photo Opportunity
A Book of Photos by Mark Whiteley
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Long-time editor of SLAP magazine Mark Whiteley is recognized in skate and related cultures as a progressive, soulful photographer whose work is heavily influenced by art.
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This collection is broken down into 3 sections: portraits, music and street/travel/snapshots. These images form a personal narrative of Whiteley’s life, most of which he has spent at the intersection of several vibrant cultures.

Intimate behind-the-scenes shots; glossy studio portraits; blood, sweat and tears moments; skateboards, motorcycles, shotguns, tattoos; streets and stages; hard looks, soft smiles; legends and unknowns. All chronicle Whiteley’s unique view of skateboarding, music and art.

Personalities featured include Mark Gonzales, Jeremy Fish, Thomas Campbell, Twist, Jason Adams, Ghostface, and Jamie Thomas; locations include Alaska, Brazil, Japan, Ireland and California.

144 pages, Hardcover, 9 1/2'' x 8'' (241 x 203 mm)
106 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-1-58423-360-2  $ 24.95
About the Photographer:
Mark Whiteley
Mark Whiteley
Mark Whiteley, long-time editor at SLAP skateboard magazine (widely recognized in skate and related cul-ture circles as both an extremely progressive and soulful outlet with heavy art influence) and has put together this collection of his photographs taken over the last decade.

Exhibitions: SLAP mag 15 year an­niversary group show (OnSix Gallery, San Francisco, 2007); Three From San Jose (three-man show at No. 12 Gallery, Tokyo 2006); Deconstruct book group show (traveled through Europe, 2002)

Publications: Photos have appeared in Juxtapoz, Mass Appeal, Thrasher, San Francisco Chronicle and more.

Approach: "The main goal I have with my photography is to capture and project the feeling or mood I sense in the person, event or place at hand, to visually amplify the emotional output I felt from or saw in the subject. Sort of a stylized documentary approach."

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Closer: Søren Solkær Starbird
Closer: Søren Solkær Starbird (Pb)
Søren Solkær Starbird is a Danish photographer who has risen to as­tro­nom­ic­al heights in the world of in­ter­na­tion­al photography. This is the man who, over the past decade, has taken amazing photographs of many of the world’s leading musicians. more...

Juxtapoz Photo
Juxtapoz Photo
The photos are eclectic in style and subject — from portraits of celebrities and anonymous people, to snapshots from travels abroad and intimate moments captured on film — but all photos are united by the Juxtapoz stamp of intriguing freshness and out­sider perspectives. more...
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GINGKO PRESS | POP CULTURE / PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK | ISBN-13: 9781584233602 | ISBN-10: 1-58423-360-5 / 1584233605