Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs better known as Street Etiquette have been getting their travel on lately. Their latest trip was out to the Far Eastern country of Thailand. While there, the fashion aficionados explored the food, fashion, culture and nightlife of the buzzing city of Bangkok. Check out the video that highlights their journey including a stop at the breathtaking Full Moon Party.
Graffiti and art collective The Lurkers recently took their visual exploits to Bulgaria. The once heralded Communist territory now stands as a defunct land with ores of derelict architecture. Watch as The Lurkers make the most out of some clever spots including one huge abandoned monument that once served as a decadent symbol for the thenreigning form of government. Lurkers of the world unite!
The Adidas skateboard team paid a visit to one of Spain’s most renowned cities, Madrid. While there Mark Gonzales, Dennis Busenitz, Silas BaxterNeal, Rodrigo TX, Pete Eldridge, Benny Fairfax, Nestor Judkins, Mark Suciu, and Lem Villemin shot upcoming season campaign photos and filmed respective video parts. Here’s an 8minute culmination of the trip.
Photographer Thomas Prior made it to Tultepec, Mexico to capture the epic firework festival that takes place annually. The event is a yearly feast that brings out all of the locals and sets up an illustrious display of fiery visuals. The photo results are breathtaking! Check out his entire gallery here.
34 yearold Nigerian photographer Mr. Esiebo has a fascination with his country’s barbershop scene. So much so that he decided to document their colorful existence via his lens. The result has attained him (and the barbershops) attention half way across the world thanks to a NY Times feature on the subject. Read the entire piece here and find out what makes them so captivating to both the visual and cultural imagination.
Italy’s share of the Mediterranean Sea takes the spotlight in a new film about its local surf culture. Shot in 35mm, 16mm, and Super 8 film, director Luca Merli’s Peninsula offers a sublime look into the magic and appeal that attracts a unique band of Italian wave riders. Be forewarned, however, this is the kind of scenery that will make even the most conditioned of 9to5 folk consider walking out of that cubicle in the pursuit of oceanic bliss. As it should be!
When Australian filmmaker Benjamin Dowie signed up to spend an entire summer working in Uganda, Africa he knew exactly what he was doing by placing himself among such a magnificent landscape and community of people. The resourceful director made his time working for an NGO even more memorable by deciding to film during his travels and daily encounters. The result is a magical edit full of beautiful countryside and elegant locals. Enjoy!
While surfing in waters just below the Arctic Circle may not exactly be the most practical of spots to catch waves, Nixon alongside Reef and Monster Energy recently held a competition of chilling proportions! The 2013 Nixon Surf Challenge brought surfers out to Iceland for an exclusive (and cold) opportunity to ride one of the world’s more unique waves. Watch as riders Vincent Duvignac, Chippa Wilson and William Aliotti braved the extreme elements to catch their share of tricks and air in the following recap.
Although California’s infamous Death Valley is legendary for its less than welcoming name and reputation, there are in fact some beautifully redeeming qualities to the area. Take Sunchaser Picture’s video of his stay for example, it captures a timelapse of the valley that depicts the truly allencompassing beauty of its land and sky.
Photographer Peter Menzel was curious about the world’s eating habits and decided to document them in a unique way. His “What the World Eats” series (from a book that he published) features families from all over the globe including Africa, Europe, North America, South America and more, standing in their respective homes with all of the foods that they consume. The results are remarkable in terms of consumption differences, especially the diet difference between the modernized and more traditional/rural/indigenous families.