Hugh Holland

An American photographer born in 1942 in Oklahoma. He is best known for his images of skateboarders riding around the empty pools and concrete playgrounds of southern California. Holland began photographing while working at a college photo lab in the mid-1960s, though he never received any formal training.

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Hugh Holland’s 1970s photographs of kids and teens skateboarding in empty swimming pools and boardwalks in Southern California are a perfect snapshot of the wild, frenetic energy of that era.
Hugh Holland