Gaberman did the traditional route and shot everything on film, printed everything (including color) in his own darkroom, shot with Civil War Era lenses, and overall killed it. Skateboard photography is a formula these days and we need more Gabermans and less rich kids from Arizona (check flickr.com's skateboard groups and you'll see what I mean)
This is from Gaberman's first "feature" in Transworld Skateboarding from 2002.
And from Gaberman's Skateboarder years:
And now for the nerdy art teachery shit....Gaberman uses composition to draw your eyes to the action (i.e. skateboarding) in his carefully exposed landscape photographs. Recognize (had to end on a gangsterish note).