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Timo Jarvinen has earned a reputation as one of the best-respected surf photographers in the business – no mean feat given he hails from Helsinki in Finland, not exactly known as a surfing Mecca.
Dan Milner has seen a lot more of the mountains than you’d expect from a man born in Luton. From shooting political turmoil in Latin America to an era spent snapping backcountry powder around the world, he’s certainly earned his stripes behind the camera lens.
Olaf Pigtanaro is a true European. Born in France, he has since lived in Germany, Italy and the UK, where he now calls London home. His oeuvre is broad, covering everything from BMX photography to fashion but his main focus is sport.
Daniel Wagner has been skateboarding for 15 years and shooting photos for almost as long. He modestly ascribes some of his success to the city he grew up in – the skateboarding Mecca of Stuttgart, Germany – but in reality it’s his talent and his eye for unique compositions that has seen him become one of the best-respected snappers in the game.
Duncan Smith was born and raised in Farnborough in the UK, a small town famous for its aviation but, he says, “not much else”. It did however, give him plenty of opportunity to get into BMXing, and since he started photographing his friends riding, he’s never looked back.