Professional Skateboarder Ed Templeton Talks Skating, Photography and the Leica Camera

In this intimate profile, photographer and professional skateboarder Ed Templeton talks about his

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In this intimate profile, photographer and professional skateboarder Ed Templeton talks about his unique privilege of being able to see things through a clear perspective – both due to his life choices as well as his trusty Leica M6 camera. Recalling the heyday of skateboarding between 1990-94, Templeton reveals how the camera is an extension of his own personality and how it’s a tool that lends itself to capturing a moment without being cumbersome. Templeton proves that the operator is every bit as important as the camera that they carry.

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