How to create multi-frame action sequences

As much as it’s about skill, perseverance and downright nerve, skateboarding is also about creativity – which is something we photographers can relate to. 

Both pursuits rely on a combination of imagination and technique – just as a skater adopts the right line and strives for perfect execution, a photographer chooses the camera angle and considers the best way to capture the moment. Perhaps this is why the best skate photography has a visual poetry to it that most other action sports can’t match. Or maybe it’s simply because the motion of a talented skateboarder in full flow is so visually appealing. 

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