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Skateboarding photography is an art form in its own right. It takes time to learn, hone, and develop the skills required.

In Europe we are blessed with some of the finest practitioners in the game, check out the work of any of the Bright Awards nominees for starters.

This post, however, is focusing on the other end of the spectrum. Some of these images we can put down to inexperience, some to bad taste, whereas the rest are just simply awful.

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E.T phone home

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Going to go out on a limb here and say this is probably photoshopped.

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Bad skating double

Doubles on the open road. Not a spot in sight...

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You may now caveman the bride

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Say no to GoPro.

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5-0 the Colosseum has got to be NBD right?

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Motivational quotes are crap enough as it is without needlessly involving skateboarding.

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Say no to drugs, kids.

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#TeamHandsome

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Trendwatch 2K15

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Your guess is as good as mine...

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Dude must skate faster than Busenitz.

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Photo incentive

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Snide

Bad skate photo hall of famers Snide with a 28 shot sequence of a two stair kickflip. Born on the streets to stay on the streets!

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Urban scene 101.

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