MUSIC VIDEOS W/ BOB SCERBO

Remember music videos? We reached out to videographer Bob Scerbo to get a breakdown of his most favorite/memorable/influential music videos.

Click below for the videos and a little about each one from Bob himself.

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EMPIRE GOOD IDEA VOL.1 & PHOTOS

New Empire BMX Good Idea Vol.1 video for your viewing pleasure. Full Chase Hawk part and a slew of other guests. Filmed and edited by Bob Scerbo, who also sent through some pics from the making of the vid. Click below to check them out.

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PHOTOGALLERY: BURN SLOW / NOLA TRIP

Prior to the launch of BURN SLOW, the crew took a trip to New Orleans to gather content and bang out a video. The trip consisted of Adam Roye, Aaron Ross, Brett Silva, Bob Scerbo, Curly Mane, Devon Hutchins and Chase Hawk. Click below for some rad photos from the trip courtesy of Adam Roye, Devon Hutchins, Bob Scerbo and Kris Brock.

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BEHIND THE PHOTO: BOB SCERBO

I’m always looking for ways to keep shooting BMX interesting. After 20 years of pointing various kinds of cameras at essentially the same thing, it can become frustrating in a way. I think that is the main reason I tend to enjoy only taking pictures of things that people can do a few times in a row, so I can experiment a little. The idea of catching a split second in time where someone is really risking their life does not appeal to me, I leave that to the professionals. 

I envisioned this picture to look somewhat like this, but when I looked at the LCD after I was ecstatic. It looked strange and almost made me uncomfortable, it’s really just a fish eye shot of Steven Hamilton’s head.  Somehow you can still see the take off and the landing and tell it’s a wallride. I also am a true believer that the subject is always the most important detail of a photograph and I don’t think there is any denying at this point in time that Steven is an icon in our little corner of the world. He has been on the scene for a long time with ups and downs and somehow managed to come out motivated and still loving the act of riding. I spent 5 days at his house this summer and couldn’t help but be motivated by it. I think all those factors are what make this image so important to me, it captured an energy and that is always the goal when taking a picture.

Bob Scerbo

Skapegoat 9

Anytime a Scerbo email comes through, it usually contains a video of some sort. This time Skapegoat 9, which contains extras from QSS 5. Or as Bob refers to it, as “nonsense and stupidity”.

By The Numbers: Bob Scerbo

bob scerbo, animal, bmx, defgrip, q&a

We’ve written down 100 random questions and assorted topics, all of which are unbeknownst to our victims. We will be asking people to pick 20 random numbers from 1-100 and then supplying them with those questions/topics to answer. Who knows what might come up!?!?!

Next up, Jersey’s own Bob Scerbo.

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Skapegoat 7

Get your Bob Scerbo on with his latest creation. He used some Co Flow in this, bonus points.