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A few of my favorite images from my recent trip to New York City for some Skate­board­ing with old friends.  Skat­ing keep’s you young!  Skate for­ever or get old and fat!

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Photo: Chris Drabouski

New York City Skateboard Photographer

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  1. Good to know — I didn’t real­ize skate­board­ing was the anti­dote for old-ness and fat-ness.

    😉

    GREAT shots, by the way!

    November 11, 2011
  2. Rae #

    Amaz­ing photos!

    November 11, 2011
  3. LOVE IT!!

    November 11, 2011
  4. Awe­some shots… my hus­band skate­boards and loved to go the to city to ckate with friends! I’ll have t oshare this with him, he would love it!

    November 11, 2011
  5. Love the guy with the Viking hat. Very appropriate :-)

    November 11, 2011
  6. Now this is amazing. 😀

    November 11, 2011
  7. new york… as always astonishing!

    November 11, 2011
  8. Oh my — you’re Flat­iron Build­ing pic­ture is sim­ply amaz­ing. It is my favourite build­ing in the world. I sat look­ing at it on New Year’s day and thought — god, has there ever been such an amaz­ing build­ing built since — wow, amaz­ing — well done.
    Ps. also love the pic of some­one tak­ing a pic of the sky­line from behind — great composition!

    November 11, 2011
  9. Very cool shots.

    November 11, 2011
  10. These are great! Nice work.

    November 11, 2011
  11. Cool Photos!:D

    November 11, 2011
  12. love your pho­tos– awesome!

    November 11, 2011
  13. Yep. Awe­some post.

    November 11, 2011
  14. i really love your pic­tures!! they are soo awe­some!!! :-D..

    November 11, 2011
  15. well, this is amaz­ing! love the photos!

    November 11, 2011
  16. Really cool!

    November 11, 2011
  17. Nice shots, you pic­tures have a cer­tain energy to them that I really like.

    November 11, 2011
  18. Love the ta-a-a-a-ll-ll-ll building!

    November 11, 2011
  19. Amaz­ing pictures.…love your blog!

    November 11, 2011
  20. what kind of cam­era do you use ? Is it a dslr ?

    November 11, 2011
    • Canon 5D Mark II with a Canon 35mm L

      November 12, 2011
    • Thanks im really into pho­tog­ra­phy and you took some really cool pics

      November 13, 2011
  21. i Love that last photo, really shows the still­ness of the skate­board against the move­ment of the train very well and pro­duces awe­some colours!

    November 11, 2011
  22. Nice Shots!! I like your phrase — Skate for­ever or get old and fat!

    November 11, 2011
  23. Awe­some shots , I Like it

    Good LUck

    November 11, 2011
  24. Amaz­ing pho­tos. I love the col­ors, the action and the city, so great!

    November 11, 2011
  25. Really cool pictures!

    November 11, 2011
  26. Great pho­tos!

    November 11, 2011
  27. I have always wanted to go to NY and take pic­tures. Skate­board­ing is good training.

    November 11, 2011
  28. Unreal.

    November 11, 2011
  29. NYC–the best city!! The photo inside the Hol­land tun­nel was great (per­haps it could be a lit­tle sharper?) as was the Flat Iron shot and the shot next to the sub­way. Sur­pris­ingly, the dirty sub­way can be a great source for photos!

    November 11, 2011
    • Prob­a­bly could have been sharper but I was drag­ging the shut­ter in a mov­ing car.

      November 12, 2011
  30. Won­der­ful! What type of cam­era are you using?

    November 11, 2011
  31. Nice pic­tures. Love NY! Con­grats on being FP’d.

    November 11, 2011
  32. I wish I lived in NY :( you lucky bas­tard
    NICE SHOTS!!

    November 11, 2011
  33. Great pho­tos!

    This what hap­pened when my hus­band decided to keep up with out son on a skateboard!

    http://normalstepfather.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/there-is-a-price-to-pay-for-every-title/

    He says it was totally worth it, I was glad he only got a bruise :-)

    For myself, I will just have to become old and fat :-(

    November 11, 2011
  34. I love New York. I’ve never been and one day I would love to. See­ing pics like yours just make me wanna see it even more. They’re so cool and I just pic­ture a long day in the city and still not hav­ing had enough when I go to bed that night. Great Job on the Pho­tog­ra­phy, Love It!
    – Visit my blog and leave com­ments, i’m new to word­press! x x x

    November 11, 2011
  35. wiz #

    man , its good to see some­one liv­ing … do your thing , bro !!!

    November 11, 2011
  36. Is it pos­si­ble to catch the up town bus from here?

    November 11, 2011
  37. Love these pics, cant wait to got to New York one day. Well done man

    November 11, 2011
  38. vixstar1314 #

    awe­some shots. thanks for sharin. these are great

    November 11, 2011
  39. Fun page. Skate­board from the bot­tom is my fav. R

    November 11, 2011
  40. Vergielyn Holmes #

    Cool pho­tos man!

    November 11, 2011
  41. Amaz­ing.

    November 11, 2011
  42. Nice pho­tos, I espe­cially like 2 — the one in front of the mural and the other of the skate­board as its being car­ried. The ones of you catch­ing air are pretty sick too though!

    November 11, 2011
  43. Love the blog header — and the
    tun­nel shot. Any image manip­u­la­tion
    on that last one?

    Check out my Bohemi­ans at Large
    Posts for some legal — and slightly
    less legal forms of gorilla art.

    November 11, 2011
  44. i miss NY!

    November 11, 2011
  45. Par­tic­u­larly like close up on car­ry­ing the skate board. Lovely pictures.

    November 11, 2011
  46. Great pho­tos! I want to go there so bad.

    November 11, 2011
  47. I love the street art! Really nice photos!

    November 11, 2011
  48. Very Nice Pictures!

    November 11, 2011
  49. Nice shots. I like the look you’re going for. Clean and styl­ish. Keep of the boardin’ man.

    November 11, 2011
  50. yen #

    wow, stun­ning photos!:)

    November 11, 2011
  51. Sim­ply amaz­ing. Kudos!

    November 11, 2011
  52. Red Toenails #

    The fourth one down was very excep­tional. I love NYC! Hope to get back there.

    November 11, 2011
  53. Amaz­ing pho­tos man! i like to skate­board too.

    November 11, 2011
  54. Fan­tas­tic photos!

    November 11, 2011
  55. Cee #

    cool! i love the fourth photo very much!

    November 11, 2011
  56. Love those pho­tos, Cool!

    November 11, 2011
  57. Won­der­ful pho­tog­ra­phy! You really keep the life in things.

    I do pho­tog­ra­phy but I don’t have much on my WP site. I’ve been adding pics to my FB site called Lorena Koran Pho­tog­ra­phy Etc. and I add a lot to my reg­u­lar FB page under my name Lori K Hobbs.

    I would love ot spend time in NY one day and of course go across the Atlantic and snap away there too.

    November 11, 2011
  58. clarehudson #

    Great pho­tos :)

    November 11, 2011
  59. Fan­tas­tic!

    November 11, 2011
  60. EvToys.com #

    You really are good at skateboarding…

    I like the forth pic from the last very much.

    November 11, 2011
  61. Your shot of the Flat­iron Build­ing is awe­some! One of my favorite build­ings in NYC.

    November 11, 2011
  62. Nice pho­tos

    November 11, 2011
  63. WOW AWESOME photos!!!

    November 11, 2011
  64. Just last night we were hav­ing our din­ner at the bay­walk, and one thing that spiced up our night and the place of course were the teens who paraded the long stretch of the ocean park doing all these incred­i­ble stunts with their skate­boards. And we were kind of puz­zled while watch­ing espe­cially if their stunts seem to hurt them… We’ll never be able to real­ize what ful­fill­ment skate­board­ing can give unless oth­er­wise we try it our­selves, but got no plans of try­ing. Lol! Great shots by the way! 😉

    November 11, 2011
    • New York City is an amaz­ing place for skate­board­ing! There is really nop place quite like it. I am orig­i­nally from Philadel­phia and to this day it is very ille­gal to skate most places. In New York frankly I think the Police just have bet­ter things to do.

      Thank you for check­ing out my work!

      November 12, 2011
  65. Nice skat­ing for an old feller! 😀 Only jok­ing. Some really great shots, my fave being #5 (a.k.a. skater doing the bat­man). Would love to see any street art shots you took too.

    November 11, 2011
    • Thanks!
      Yeah #5 was kili­ing it! I am not sure who that kid was but he had the super pop’s for sure!

      November 12, 2011
  66. good pict! i like it (:

    November 11, 2011
  67. Lik­ing your still images. :)

    November 12, 2011
  68. Wow! You are a very inspir­ing pho­tog­ra­pher! I do pho­tog­ra­phy too but I don’t have a blog for it yet :) keep up the good work!

    November 12, 2011
  69. awe­some

    November 12, 2011
  70. RLD #

    SKATEBOARDING!!!

    November 12, 2011
  71. great photos.……love all of them!!

    November 12, 2011
  72. beau­ti­ful pix x

    November 12, 2011
  73. Awe­some pictures :)

    November 12, 2011
  74. That guy is wear­ing an amaz­ing “head piece”!! rest of pics cool too espe­cially the colours in the skate pics

    November 12, 2011
  75. Want to be in N.Y.C. again.

    November 12, 2011
  76. Im a NY’er, and your pics depict us to a T!

    November 12, 2011
  77. Wow its so dif­fer­ent then i am in west africa, nice pic­tures. This town seems so clean.

    November 12, 2011
  78. Love them . I wish I could be there once …

    November 12, 2011
  79. Wauuw Great pic­tures 😉 LOVE IT! :-)

    November 12, 2011
  80. cool pho­tos

    November 12, 2011
  81. nice pho­tos

    November 12, 2011
  82. You make me want to go buy a cam­era, then I real­ize my pics won’t be nice like yours. #loveit

    November 12, 2011
    • All you really need is an Iphone nowa­days any way. Get your self a Canon Rebel with a good pice of glass and you will be surprised.

      November 12, 2011
  83. I love the pho­tos!
    and the advice 😉
    awesome

    November 12, 2011
  84. I love your photos

    November 12, 2011
  85. Incred­i­ble!

    November 12, 2011
  86. Cool — street pho­tog­ra­phy is the best!

    November 12, 2011
  87. My fave? The giant pink eyes.

    November 12, 2011
  88. Awe­some photography!!

    November 12, 2011
  89. Awe­some shots! I miss New York City, I haven’t been there in years!

    November 12, 2011
  90. Great Pho­tos!!!! My favorite is the one in the tunnel!

    November 12, 2011
  91. I love the tun­nel shot. Very nice! :)

    November 12, 2011
  92. Please encour­age skaters to con­fine their acro­bat­ics to skate parks. They do a lot of dam­age to curbs, park benches, steps and other pub­lic areas when they do acro­batic skate tricks out­side the ded­i­cated facil­i­ties. Nice pics.

    November 12, 2011
    • Boo to that!
      Skate Parks are fun, but street skat­ing is where it all began! Not to men­tion there are not nearly enough skate parks for all the kids that skate.
      There is noth­ing quite like skat­ing in the streets, and New York City is the best place in the world for it!
      I would strongly encour­age every­one to try it!!!!
      Get your self a nice wide board and some soft wheels and go slappy grind some of those but­tery angle iron curbs in NYC!
      Then maybe you will understand.

      Thank you for the com­pli­ments on my work.

      November 12, 2011
  93. Awe­some pics!

    November 12, 2011
  94. Really nice, photos!

    November 12, 2011
  95. Really nice photos!

    November 12, 2011
  96. Nice job!

    November 12, 2011
  97. Nice pho­tos!! 17th is terrific!

    November 12, 2011
  98. WOW, this is fan­tas­tic! I’ve never seen pho­tog­ra­phy quite like this. I always come across stuff like flow­ers and peo­ple, but not like skate­board­ing and build­ings. It’s amazing!

    November 12, 2011
  99. Love the pho­tos, thanks for sharing =)

    November 12, 2011
  100. Now this is how pho­tos are done! Such awe­some detail, thanks for the share.

    November 12, 2011
  101. Awe­some Photo’s, Nice angle’s!

    November 12, 2011
  102. Bad Ass pics man. I was just in Brook­lyn NY recently and had a great time, your pic­tures took me back, Thanks.
    Good Travels

    November 12, 2011
  103. great shots

    November 12, 2011
  104. Oh my. Now I miss NYC all over again. Went there for the first time last year, such a vibrant place.

    November 12, 2011
  105. I like the way you think. Won­der­ful images. Thank you.

    November 12, 2011
  106. awe­some col­lec­tion you have there.

    November 12, 2011
  107. nicee shots m/

    November 12, 2011
  108. Really artis­tic

    November 12, 2011
  109. Ahh­hhh class foties! :) Well played 😛

    November 12, 2011
  110. Amaz­ing, the qual­ity you are able to cap­ture on film con­sid­er­ing the mov­ing subjects.…

    Ron­nie

    November 12, 2011
  111. sgare #

    Doing your pas­sion can help you feel young.

    November 12, 2011
  112. You’re very tal­ented. What pro­gram do you use to edit photos?

    November 12, 2011
  113. awe­some pho­tos. I work in the skate­board­ing indus­try, and love fresh per­spec­tives from the eyes of the ath­letes, both pros, ams, and those just out there to have fun. Nice work.

    November 12, 2011
  114. The angles of your pic­tures are very unique and original

    November 12, 2011
  115. Cool work.. Good blog.

    November 12, 2011
  116. amaz­ing!!! lovely! colorful!

    November 12, 2011
  117. Amaz­ing pics !!

    November 12, 2011
  118. that’s so amaz­ing pho­tog­ra­phy!!!!! awesome.…..

    November 12, 2011
  119. these are amaz­ing col­or­ful beau­ti­ful pics!!! you have a won­der­ful eye!!!!!

    November 12, 2011
  120. Great shots! Keep up the good work! :)

    November 12, 2011
  121. Some great shots, I loved the tall build­ing shot fantastic.

    Kudos to you.

    November 12, 2011
  122. une belle serie

    November 12, 2011
  123. Nice one bru. Using Light­room myself. Keep it up !

    November 12, 2011
  124. I Love your Skat­ing Photo’s <3

    November 12, 2011
  125. Also What kind of Cam­era do you use? :)

    November 12, 2011
  126. nice work! great moments

    November 12, 2011
  127. dis­gust­ingly sick phots man. would love to paint one or two of them!

    November 13, 2011
  128. Very enjoy­able to look through. Con­grats on being Freshly Pressed and thanks for sharing :-)

    November 13, 2011
  129. Awe­some pho­tos! New York, is a crazy cool city, and you have some great shots of it — and you enjoy­ing it!

    November 13, 2011
  130. Annilicious #

    Wow!! Nice pho­tos! Like!!

    November 13, 2011
  131. Such awe­some pho­tos — you really cap­tured the essence of New York and skate­board­ing com­bined, thanks so much for sharing!

    November 13, 2011
  132. nice pics…

    November 13, 2011
  133. Wow, it was like a trip to NYC for free… Fab­u­lous photography!

    November 13, 2011
  134. Great pics!

    November 13, 2011
  135. good pho­tog­ra­phy! =]

    November 13, 2011
  136. These are so beau­ti­ful. I love NY :)

    November 13, 2011
  137. DUDE. awe­some com­po­si­tion, shots.. etc. Peace

    November 13, 2011
  138. Beau­ti­ful and inter­est­ing photos.

    November 13, 2011
  139. Nice pho­tos. Amazing!

    November 13, 2011
  140. I love these com­po­si­tion!! great work!

    November 13, 2011
  141. Great shots!

    November 13, 2011
  142. I love your photography.

    You just earned your­self another follower. :)

    November 13, 2011
  143. macarina #

    very beau­ti­ful pics amaz­ing congrats.j aime beau­coup vos pho­tos sur N.Y felicitations

    November 13, 2011
  144. love your photos!

    November 13, 2011
  145. wow! really great photos.

    November 13, 2011
  146. Really nice photos!

    November 13, 2011
  147. Awe­some pic­tures man! I’m from Cal­i­for­nia, and like all, I only hope to visit NY some­day. Thanks for shar­ing with everyone!

    –Micah

    November 13, 2011
  148. Amaz­ing pho­tog­ra­phy, im a huge fan of pho­tog­ra­phy. :)
    Im a tech Blogger.

    November 13, 2011
  149. Great pho­tos, I love them! The one with the graf­fiti wall is awe­some, congrats!

    November 13, 2011
  150. OMG #

    nice pics man!!!

    November 13, 2011
  151. F. #

    Stun­ning photos.

    November 13, 2011
  152. nice pho­toooos! :O Congratulations :)

    November 13, 2011
  153. Awe­some pictures!

    November 13, 2011
  154. great images!!

    November 13, 2011
  155. willieparker #

    Great pic­ture story. Think you will be in skate­board shape dur­ing Social Secu­rity time. I am 82 and out run most young peo­ple in my fam­ily. They ran the fastest but I ran the longest. Keep up the good work young MAN!

    November 13, 2011
    • Ha! I hope so! I have seen some really good skaters that are 50+

      The sky is the limit!

      Thanks for check­ing my work!

      November 13, 2011
  156. Cool pic­tures and thanks for sharing!

    November 13, 2011
  157. Due to the extreme abun­dance of great pho­tos and skate­board­ing, all I can say is “Radical.”

    November 13, 2011
  158. the pic­ture of the flat­iron is kinda amazing.

    November 13, 2011
  159. nice pics dude! Where is that skatepark with Lib­erty Tower in the background?

    November 13, 2011
  160. Skate­board­ing is great. Seek­ing refuge from bore­dom one day I designed some decently cool boards. Check ‘em out if you please.

    November 13, 2011
  161. Those are some great pho­tos! I should go back to New York one of these days.

    November 13, 2011
  162. Beau­ti­ful. I can­not wait to travel the world with a cam­era and noth­ing else. No rush­ing, no work­ing, no need for imme­di­ate some­things. Just peace and pho­tog­ra­phy. Maybe some com­mu­ni­ca­tion with phone calls to loved ones. But other than that, just liv­ing in the moment. I am so glad that still is some­thing peo­ple do.

    November 13, 2011
  163. New York is def­i­nitely one of the best cities to shoot. You make me want to go back!

    November 13, 2011
  164. Dude, these pho­tos are awe­some. Thank you so much for shar­ing. *gets warm, fuzzy feel­ing of nostalgia*

    November 13, 2011
  165. i like, i love.

    November 13, 2011
  166. great!

    November 13, 2011
  167. Love your Flat­iron photo, truly awe­some! Great skate­board­ing shots, espe­cially the last.

    November 13, 2011
  168. thanks for sharing

    November 13, 2011
  169. wow.. its reaLLy awe­some snaps.. :)

    November 14, 2011
  170. loveit

    November 14, 2011
  171. VERY COOL! Im was actu­ally think­ing of pho­tograph­ing some of our local skaters (South Africa) :) Thanks for the inspiratiion! :)

    November 14, 2011
  172. well done…

    November 14, 2011
  173. I am throw­ing my anti wrin­kle creams away right now! :)
    Beau­ti­ful beau­ti­ful pics!

    November 14, 2011
  174. Love the Flat Iron Build­ing. :]
    Sim­ply stunning.

    November 14, 2011
  175. very nice!I espe­cially like the one with the two skaters and the big graffiti.

    November 14, 2011
  176. That photo going through the tun­nel is awe­some — were you dri­ving when you snapped tat one?

    November 14, 2011
  177. Some really cool angles.…nice!

    November 14, 2011
  178. Those lit­tle town blues are meltin’ away’”.…‘No place like NYC!!!! Feelin’ your shots –17–5-&-10.

    November 14, 2011
  179. An inter­est­ing new per­spec­tive of New York! Thanks for sharing…the photo’s are awesome.

    November 14, 2011
  180. Nice pic­tures!! I think my favorite is the one with the guy hold­ing his skateboard. 😀

    November 14, 2011
  181. Awe­some pho­tos! Going to NY in March with my course-mates — these pho­tos have made me even more excited!!! 😀

    November 14, 2011
  182. i love skate ! and pic­tures with New York

    November 14, 2011
  183. nice

    November 14, 2011
  184. Great pho­tos. Love your eye for the shots

    November 14, 2011
  185. Nice pic­tures. The guy with the viking head­gear steals the show!

    November 14, 2011
  186. I was born and raised in NY; lived there for 23 years. Funny to see how other peo­ple cap­ture the place. Nice shots!
    D

    November 14, 2011
  187. great work.

    November 14, 2011
  188. I feel myself get­ting older and fat­ter by the minute…I guess I should take up skate­board­ing to com­bat that. It’ll either keep me young or kill me…

    Awe­some photos! 😉

    November 14, 2011
  189. Beau­ti­ful shots! I shot the A cam­era on my video blog with a 5D and an Ex-1…they match up well!

    Do you have an inter­est in hav­ing your pho­tog­ra­phy fea­tured in other blogs as adorn­ment to text if it links back to your blog page?

    November 14, 2011
  190. Wow, great to read your arti­cle as well as your Pic­tures, keep it up
    it a nice blog.i like these beau­ti­ful pictures.

    November 14, 2011
  191. Fab­u­lous pic­tures love the tall build­ing and skater

    November 14, 2011
  192. excel­lent blog !!!!

    November 14, 2011
  193. Sooo Cool­lll!!!

    November 14, 2011
  194. My dream des­ti­na­tion. One of the worlds great­est places to visit. May God ful­fil my dreams.
    Ceramic Tiles

    November 14, 2011
  195. Some great images! Jen xoxo http://mystylisticlife.wordpress.com

    November 14, 2011
  196. Great set !! I love the pic of inside the Hol­land tunnel.

    November 14, 2011
  197. Wow, you have really awe­some work. Hope to be nearly as good as you some day :)

    November 14, 2011
  198. Im lov­ing these amaz­ing shots! All the more rea­son to hurry and get myself to NYC! thanks for sharing!

    November 15, 2011
  199. Love the skate­board­ing shots!

    November 15, 2011
  200. You make New York look good! Nice pictures!

    November 15, 2011
  201. I Liked

    November 15, 2011
  202. I love Big Apple!

    November 16, 2011
  203. great pho­tos!

    November 17, 2011
  204. They don’t have a kick ass song for New York for nothin’. The pic­tures are terrific.

    November 18, 2011
  205. Great shots!

    November 18, 2011
  206. One of the best street pho­tog­ra­phy album I’ve ever seen. Inter­est­ing sub­jects and nice com­po­si­tion. Great job! :)

    November 20, 2011
  207. arpitmraval #

    Absolutely lovely work :)

    November 20, 2011
  208. you have some nice pics!

    November 26, 2011
  209. t.on.air #

    ah..this makes me miss NYC even more. Keep up the good work!

    February 26, 2012

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