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Photo Credit: Molly Steele Portfolio 026: Train-hopping, fantasy and photo journalism

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Molly Steele’s photography caught us off guard. Poetic, playful and beautiful but also tough and raw. This Girl We Adore from a few weeks ago submitted a batch of photos so good we had no choice but to feature them in a new Photo Credit. She’s a badass train hopper with an affinity for getting arrested. Dream girl. Meet her here.

WHAT YOUTH: Describe your approach to photography?

MOLLY STEELE: Intuitive, intimate and curious. A bit of fantasy and photo-journalism.

Who’s work inspires you?
Josef Koudelka, Ernest Cole, Saul Leiter, Thomas Cole and Asher Durand of the Hudson River School, Kishin Shinoyama.

What makes a good photograph?
The feeling.

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Favorite camera?
Nikon f3

Interests outside photography?
Music for playing and for listening, driving my car, being alone outside, lots of reading, writing.

What pushes you outside your comfort zone?
When my safety is compromised and my subject is dangerously intriguing.

Why do you take photos?
Veracity, voracity. Looking for the experiences that move and change me.

Brooks Sterling photography surfing and skateboarding photos what youth

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Brooks Sterling has found himself on the deck of some pretty prestigious empty pools. In the lineup with some of our favorite surfers. And designing some of our favorite brands’ websites. He’s a multi-talented art man, specializing in photography, design, typography and graphic design. We asked him to curate a small selection of images, themed…

Nick Lavecchia photo credit on what youth

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Nick Lavecchia doesn’t exactly live in the hub of the surf world or industry. He doesn’t live near a big city where icons of stage and screen and fashion and surfing frequent. He lives in Maine. That lonely and beautiful state up in the tip top right of America. For years he’s invited some of…

Andrew Schoener surfing photography what youth

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Shooting film photography is probably the best way to go bankrupt in the current media climate. From processing fees, expensive film and only 24 attempts on each roll, it’s the only thing less efficient than walking across country barefoot. And to shoot film while swimming, well that’s just maniacal. And it’s exactly what our friend…

Quinn Matthews photo credit what youth kolohe andino

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PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS: Quinn Matthews Quinn Matthews is a young, talented and ambitious photographer from California. He recently went to Hawaii with a fresh eye, met Nate Lawrence and sent us this batch of really unique looks from Hawaii. While I personally think Nate Lawrence is just recruiting more and more young photographers so he…

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Photo Credit: Hamish Humphreys Portfolio 001

ALL PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS: Hamish Humphreys It’s no big secret that What Youth photographer Nate Lawrence is one of the world’s best. What’s not known is what an incredible teacher and visionary he is behind the scenes. Hamish Humphreys is a testament to that. As we’ve documented in detail, we met Hamish about two years…

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