June 4, 2013
Contributor Limelight: Weston Colton
Weston Colton has been a trusted skate photographer for SLUG Magazine since 2007. Skateboarding is Weston’s foundation for his photography career, which has propelled him into the charmed life of a professional like a frontside aerial on a Danny Way ramp. Weston eventually transitioned from a self-taught skate photographer to working full time for a home technology company, boasting a BFA in photography from BYU, and a wife and three kids. Along with some freelance adventures, he still makes time for skating and keeps up to date with all the local up-and-comers, hence his feature on Forrest Huber this month, Weston’s first-ever SLUG cover. He says he enjoyed this assignment because, “Skating around downtown and shooting what you find takes me back to my early days skating with friends.” Check out Weston’s work within the pages of every SLUG issue, go to westoncolton.com, or follow him on Instagram @westoncolton.