“javi, arto and ziggy chillin in spain circa 2009. i used to do stencils for my guys, dylan always had kate moss and arto always wanted bowie. the things that inspire us in life to push a lil harder. uplift. sad time in the world, we lost such a talented man, rip david bowie you made music better. shot on contax t-3, kodak nc 35mm.” —Mark Oblow
Javi, Arto and Ziggy, Spain, Circa 2009 Back Den 071
Langley Fox, Los Angeles, 2015 Back Den 072
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, Costa Rica Back Den 006
This photo is of the best surfer to ever live.
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, France, 2001 Back Den 004
These colors taste like music.
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, 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, 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.