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Friday, September 18, 2009
Updated: September 21, 12:30 PM ET
"I'm Not a Photographer" by Rob Brink

Vans Downtown Showdown 2007, Omar Hassan after a self-inflicted scalping.
Rob Brink has spent years not being a photographer, while oddly enough owning a camera, which he uses quite often. As a Staff Writer at TheSkateboardMag, Online Content Manager at etnies and ÚS and purveyor of his own skateboard related site,, he finds himself using that light-capturing contraption, albeit reluctantly, to shoot photos in and around skateboarding, that happen to give a glimpse of amazing stories. So, without further ado, here are twelve photos that may or may not prove otherwise (depending on how you look at it): "I'm not a photographer"