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Photographing skateboarding is hard. I had no clue as to how hard when I first started. When you don't know the names of the tricks or how they are supposed to look it makes it even harder.  (Although, I have to wonder if it is even harder if you are a skateboarder. Would you be thinking "I can do that"? Or "I wish I could do that."? ) The action on the board means sometimes having to put yourself in spots that may be a little dangerous. I have had more than a few rogue boards come in my direction, some making impact. But as long as it isn't my face, I guess I won't complain! You never know what a skateboarder is going to do and sometimes they even change it up as they do it. I have learned to expect the unexpected and that sometimes what my idea for a great shot and what makes a great shot for a skateboarder are two different ideas. Always trust the skateboarder and what their vision for the shot is. If they think they can do it better, they will most d

Well, he isn't wrong?


Life is funny, isn't it? The people we think we know, the places we feel comfortable and the things we hold dearest to us can be yanked away with no warning. We have to work hard and literally hustle our way back to a good place in every way.

So, I am hustling. Back to a good place for my physical and mental well being. Hustling my way back to loving me and not letting anyone allow me to think the worst of myself. 

Keep hustling. It's what God would want you to do, apparently.