Ed Templeton, Mijn bloederige hand, Huntington Beach, Californië, 1997. Courtesy van de kunstenaar.

Templeton looks for beauty in the unusual; honest and unpolished. He often paints the backgrounds of his photos or adds text to them, placing extra focus on a subject and the person. Through this signature, he leaves an indelible impression, just as he did as a professional skateboarder.

Ed Templeton, My bloody hand, Huntington Beach, California, 1997. Courtesy of the artist.