London-based photographer Sam Ashley’s The Skartorialist, a skateboard-centric street fashion blog, might remind you of something. Borrowing from (or satirizing?) Scott Schuman, a.k.a. The Sartorialist’s modus operandi of photographing his trendy and fashionably dressed subjects in their natural habitat on the streets straight on with his camera (here’s a recent example from London), Ashley instead focuses his lens on skateboarders. In the process — and perhaps this the biggest impact of Schuman’s and other street-style photographers’ work — he seems to elevate skateboarding clothing and style.
Article: 7 minutes with The Sartorialist
This is a thoughtful and beautifully executed (much like his photos) 7 minute documentary and behind the scenes with Scott Schuman aka The Sartorialist. It’s a treat for any fan of his work. I especially liked the moment in the short film when he asked to take a photo of a fashionably dressed woman. You…