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Sam Nolan for What Youth Issue 4
04.16.13 – TAGS: ,

PHOTO: Sam Nolan

During our stay in Australia this year, we linked up with photographer Sam Nolan from Byron Bay to shoot very fashionable photos with very sexy Australian girls. Amid the human mosh pit that takes residency on the Gold Coast during the Quiksilver Pro, we managed to slip into a dive of a motel and get poolside. The motel was an awkward, musty dive of a place. Old men watched daytime TV in the lobby, which was littered with VHS videos and musty board game boxes. All was mostly still before we got there.

Sam shot the girls for us on a beast of a camera: a Mamiya Rb67, which shoots Polaroid film, looks like an ancient weapon and weighs as much as a tank. After shooting only 30 frames dripping with sex appeal, we got out of the pool, sat in a booth, had a drink and walked out. Still dripping wet. What Youth Issue 4 is out next month.

Dane Reynolds photographed by Kai Neville In Japan What Youth

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This is Dane on the train to Osaka, in Japan. Osaka is about an hour from its airport and our exit flight left the next day, and as none of us had been to Osaka we decided to ride in and see the sights. The city turns out to be rad, like a smaller Tokyo,…

Craig Anderson photographed in New York by Kai Neville What Youth

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Photo by Kai Neville Kai took this photo of Craig a little before 1 a.m. in Brooklyn, New York. They’re leaving the strange party they wandered into after a Dirty Beaches show at Williamsburg’s Glasslands Gallery — truly they did, they sauntered all Australian through some odd open side door and into someone’s loft, where…

John John Florence in Barbados

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This is John John Florence by the ghost of an Olympic pool at an abandoned resort in the parish of St. Lucy near the northern tip of Barbados, and what a useless cavity in the ground has he got here. The walls are too vertical to skate, there’s no water to ease the heat, there’s…

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