Plan A turn to Plan B

Guangzhou / Shenzhen

November 2012

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_RealAndNotRealLOWQ1000PAt the right place, at the right time. Thank you chance!

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_LRGvsPlanbLOWQ1000PThe transition was literally colossal. Checking out the Taipei 101 Tower like a tourist a couple days before to being a tour guide for the well known Ryan Sheckler & the Plan B team in Guangzhou, China.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_ScottDezensoLOWQ1000PScott Decenzo performing a Canadian stretch.

35mmPatrikWallner_Shenzhen_GustavoLOWQ1000PFelipe Gustavo, the Brazilian slum dog millionaire working his way to the top with Louis Vuitton belts.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_FoshanTowerDuffyLOWQ1000PPat Duffy the legend skating one of the spots I think I found back in 2009. A spot hunter’s dream come true.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_SkateBoyLOWQ1000PRyan Scheckler conveniently sitting in front of a poster which sums up his life.

35mmPatrikWallner_Shenzhen_SkateTheseLOWQ1000PAlso along the Plan B China destruction 2012 was Mister Torey Pudwill, Trevor McClung, Ryan Denman, Eric Bragg, Mark Stewart and Mike O’meilly. Check the three episode Scheckler Session shot by Eric.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_MarriageLOWQ1000PThere are averagely around 27,300 marriages daily within the Republic, with that statistic you are bound to run into a newly wed.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_DuckInCageLOWQ1000PFrom those marriages, 1.7 million filed for divorce this year, a rise of over 10 percent just within the last 5 years.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_ShecklerOvercrooksLOWQ1000PScheckler with a beautiful Overcrooked!

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_BeforeTripleNapLOWQ1000PCantonese girls in a three way siesta session at the colonial Shamian Island in Guangzhou.

35mmPatrikWallner_Shenzhen_SleepyLOWQ1000PYou have to love chinese security guards. When they are not not kicking you out of the spot, they are just tightly snoozing. Probably one of the only countries where security & police are not really hated by the skate community.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_ParkSleepLOWQ1000PEveryone seems to be in a fatigue state of mind in Guangzhou.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_SaftyFirstLOWQ1000PAs much as I love the People’s Republic of China, one must have to admit that safety and precaution is not of highest regard. A couple years ago a 13 story building in Shanghai fell sideways like a domino right before it was completed.

35mmPatrikWallner_Shenzhen_PeopleOllieOverPeopleLOWQ1000PSheckler olling over the Plan B team in the efforts of ‘People skating over people’ concept.

35mmPatrikWallner_Shenzhen_ShecklerOllieLOWQ1000PMore ollies from the superstar himself.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_ObamaWinsLOWQ1000PThanks American for not having Mitt Romney for the next four years as your chief of state. Too bad we couldn’t have had Herman Cain as our guy on foreign policies, it could have been a hilarious four years of negotiations.

35mmPatrikWallner_Guangzhou_BigBoardLOWQ1000PWith wider skateboards getting more popular now a days, i wonder if we will ever be riding 15 inch boards. Would work as a good chair, as this fellow man is demonstrating himself.

Digital Patrik Wallner_Shenzhen_Geng Jakkarin Digital LOWQ 1000PI don’t think I have uploaded a photograph shot with a digital camera since 2007 on this photo blog. Well it’s 2013 and I am trying to cut costs on buying, developing & scanning film, which has added up to a cost between 5,000 to 8,000 USD per year for me. So since I bought my Nikon D600 camera, I decided to give digital a try & see how I end up liking it. I still prefer analog, but will pick some digital camera shot photos as well. They will have a slimmer black border than the analog one to distinguish the difference between analog & digital. Pictured here, Geng Jakkarin.

Digital Patrik Wallner_Shenzhen_Crocodile For Sale 1000PThe crocodile meat sales man smoking a tobacco bong at the Shekou market, which was right across the street where I used to live in Shenzhen back in 2011.