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One Roll 015: Tahiti in Black and White Photographed by Dylan Goodale and starring Danny Fuller and Billy Kemper

Billy is texting with Raimana and starts to smirk.  “Hey Brother! We’ll see you at the airport Friday morning! But...
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Meet Jared Sherbert’s photography Full interview coming in What Youth Issue 14

Jared Sherbert is a skate photographer from Santa Clarita who is featured in our currently-in-production Issue 14.
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Photo Credit: Molly Steele Portfolio 026: Train-hopping, fantasy and photo journalism

Molly Steele’s photography caught us off guard. Poetic, playful and beautiful but also tough and raw. This Girl We Adore...
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Photo Credit: Hunter Martinez Portfolio 025: In a busy California winter, this young photog’s work is a step ahead

Hunter Martinez is 21 years old and from Pasadena, California. Not exactly a spot many of you would know if...
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One Roll 012: Olya Matvieieva Holding still on the East Coast

Olya Matvieieva has been submitting photos to us since we started What Youth and they’ve always especially caught our eye. They...
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Girl We Adore: Valentina Ruby Sykes A model seamstress jeweler from Melbourne, Australia

WHAT YOUTH: What’s your full name? VALENTINA SKYES: Valentina Ruby Sykes Do you have any nicknames? Vee Where were you...
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Langley Fox, Los Angeles, 2015 Back Den 072

“i was lucky to spend an afternoon with langely fox. we had some cool conversations, traded art work, and shot...
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The What Youth 2015 The best photos of the year: action and lifestyle

The amount of imagery that comes through these doors is incredible. And in a world run mad by social media,...
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Photo Credit: Monroe Alvarez Portfolio 024: Studio, lifestyle and maybe the world’s most legit “selfies”

Monroe Alvarez might take some of the world’s greatest “selfies.” She once did a road trip solo just to shoot...
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Girl We Adore: Molly Steele A train-hopping wanderer from a swampy puddle in Florida

We heard about Molly through a friend of ours and the first thing they told us is: My friend Molly...
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One Roll 010 California for the summer with Giovanni Corabi

Giovanni Corabi emailed us recently and  included a roll of film he shot in California, which you’ll find below. Thats’...

Photo Credit: Skyler Dahan Portfolio 023: Paris, LA and how to take a strangers photo

Skyler Dahan is a Los Angeles based photographer who we were introduced to through industry legend and RVCA founder Pat...

One Roll 009: Nate Tyler in California Roll(s) shot by Michael Cukr

We tricked Nate Tyler into letting us come stay with him at his beautiful home in Central California a few...
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Girl We Adore: Yvonne Logan The new California girl

WHAT YOUTH: Do you have any nicknames?  YVONNE: If people can’t pronounce my first name right, they usually call me...

Photo Credit: Alana Paterson Portfolio 019

Alana Paterson is a reminder of the great things in life. The great outdoors, great times, travel, drinking beers and skateboarding with...
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Gutterdust: Island of the Gods Cut in two but not always equal

Gutterdust has been contributing photos to What Youth since we came across his work early last year. He is currently...
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Dekka Vol. II Gallery and Zine Launch Derek Dunfee’s new photo zine and really good music by Tracy Bryant of Corners

A lot of what we see these days is very doctored up to make it look better. Travel magazines, surf...
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Artist Series: Frank Ockenfels (FW03) Episode 003: The process as art from a guy who’s shot everyone from Jenna Jameson to George Clooney

He’s shot everyone. From Jenna Jameson to George Clooney to Lemmy from Motorhead. But what truly interested us about Frank...
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Mark Oblow launches his new site And there’s stuff for sale

Lord of all things photography, skate, painting and all around sick shit, Mark Oblow has relaunched his website MOBLOW today....
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Dane Reynolds, “Unda wata” Barbados, 2003 Back Den 050

“this was the first time i went on a trip with dane, we were shooting a quiksilver trunks campaign, hankphoto...
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What Youth Stickers and cameras On Sale Now in the What Youth Shop

We printed a ton of new stickers and put them on sale now in the What Youth shop. Click here...
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What Youth Artist Series: Darren Ankenman Episode 002: A What Youth Original Series

Darren Ankenman was originally a documentary filmmaker. But then while following around the Black Crowes, he realized there was a...
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Photography by Charles Peterson Featuring Nirvana, Mudhoney and more from WY Issue 11

Mudhoney. Soundgarden. Pearl Jam. Nirvana. Sub Pop. Seattle. Photographer Charles Peterson found himself a young man in the trenches of...

ONE ROLL 007: Darren Ankenman New York in Spring

Darren Ankenman has become an in-house favorite. We recently filmed, hungout, interviewed and featured him for What Youth Issue 11...
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Photo Credit: Jack Belli Portfolio 018

Jack Belli’s portfolio of imagery is vast. What started as a surf hobby, has since turned into an art form...

Conversation With: Mike Piscitelli Fucking Awesome, photography and Ozzy Osbourne

“I dropped out of school at the end of ninth grade and I pretty much ended up working in the...

Photo Credit: Zara Mirkin Portfolio 017

“I love music, its my biggest passion in life except I can’t play for shit so didn’t pursue it. In...
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Johnee Kop, Hawaii circa 1980’s Back Den 035

“johnee kop, blasting a method air over the air bowl at wallows with da boys, circa ’80s. johnee was one...
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Photo Credit: Larsen Sotelo Portfolio 015

Being resourceful. And making the most of what you have. That’s been the ticket for a lot of successful photographers. And...
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Conversation With: Photographer Jason Reposar “I guess I can say all this now that I’ve been convicted and deported.”

Former Transworld photog who vanished from the U.S. reappears...with Metallica.

Photo Credit: Luke Schuetrumpf Portfolio 015

He’s young. He’s talented. He’s hustling. And he literally rode his bike here to meet us. Australian photographer Luke Schuetrumpf...

One Roll 004: Christopher Krieb Winner of our Remember What Youth camera giveaway

We recently gave away 10 disposable What Youth film cameras via our Instagram (@whatyouth) in our #Rememberwhatyouth contest. The contest was aimed...

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