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Deanna and Ed Templeton, Vancouver Back Den 007

Ed templeton and Deanna Templeton photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding

PHOTO: Mark Oblow

Editor’s Note: Once again, Mark Oblow demonstrates how in-tune and on point his archive of imagery is. Today’s image features Ed and Deanna Templeton. And the timing couldn’t be better, as we finish watching the very well done (as usual) Epicly Later’d piece on Ed done by Patrick O’Dell for Vice. Watch all the episodes and learn about the un-ending influence that these two amazing people and artists have had on our cultures: Episode 1. Episode 2. Episode 3. And as always, brought to you with zero capital letters.

Mark Oblow: “this is a photo of deanna and ed templeton, in vancouver for the slam city jam contest in the mid ’90s. there are so many amazing things i can say about these two people. both great artists. both great photographers. both great people. but the coolest thing to me about them is that you always see them together. and knowing them for over 20 years, still seeing them always together is amazing! they have a new zine called “Ninas Patineta.” check it out.”

this was shot with 35 millimeter film on a t4 yashica.

To see more of Oblow’s incredible archive, check out his website, tumblr and Instagram: @markoblow

Ed templeton and Deanna Templeton photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding

Deanna and Ed Templeton, Vancouver Back Den 007

This is a photo of Deanna and Ed Templeton. Both great artists. Both great photographers. Both great people.

Kelly Slater photographed by Mark Oblow for what youth surfing

Kelly Slater, Costa Rica Back Den 006

This photo is of the best surfer to ever live.

Geoff Rowley photographed by Mark Oblow on What Youth skateboarding

Geoff Rowley, Los Angeles Back Den 005

Geoff Rowley was being mobbed by kids asking for his autograph at the X games in LA.

bruce Irons and Sonny Miller photographed by Mark Oblow

Bruce Irons and Sonny Miller, France, 2001 Back Den 004

These colors taste like music.

Arto Sarri Photographed by Mark Oblow

Arto Saari, 2003 Back Den 003

This was the first time I shot Arto. Dylan Rieder and I went to meet him right after he got on Quiksilver.

Dane Reynolds photographed by Mark Oblow

Dane Reynolds, Laguna Beach, 2004 Back Den 002

I think it was the first time I had shot with Dane. He was very quiet, and not too stoked to be getting shot actually.

Nathan Fletcher and Jason Dill Photo by Mark Oblow

Nathan Fletcher and Jason Dill, Palm Springs, 2000 Back Den 001

I remember this was the hotel Robert Downey JR. was at when he got busted for drugs back in the day.

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