Roller Girls at The Works

Roller skating fun

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Roller Girls at The Works

Every so often I need to remind myself about why I LOVE photography and just do something that I want to do. I spent a good twenty years of my life skateboarding around the streets and parks so it's great to sometimes return to this culture. My friend Helen who I used to work with when I worked in a skate shop is still massively into roller skating so every now and then I just head out to take some photos of her and her friends.  I decided to meet them at The Works Skate Park in Leeds, West Yorkshire, I had no brief, no ideas I just headed over to see what would happen. I saw the girls skating this large bank trying to get airs and wallrides so I just set up some lights and just photographed what was happening.  Here are just a few of the snaps I took that night.  None of them are award winning or particularly great but it's just nice for me to get out and have a play every now and then.


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