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On the first drop of his new series ‘Ten in Ten’, photographer Benn Wood meets up with James and Duke.

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Introduction text by Urchin.
Did you ever wish you were in a band? Did you ever want to live the rock and roll lifestyle? Did you ever want endless amounts of effortless cool? Be constantly surrounded by lovely ladies, be able to wail on the mic, skate like a demon, rock jeans tighter than your girlfriend and take hard hitting photos of all of the above?

Benn Wood is one switched on, understated guy that resonates effortless cool. And he can take a photo that does all the talking. You won’t find Benn rolling through blogs and tumblers looking for inspiration, this guy will be deep in the Melbourne dirt laughing his arse off doing great things to make this world just a little more beautiful and keeping us all real.


On the first drop of his new series ‘Ten in Ten’, Benn meets up with James and Duke to talk about cashing up and hanging out.

01 What’s your Name? And your dog’s?
James McKay and Duke

02 What did you want to be when you grew up?
I just wanted to see the world and have a laugh along the way.

03 What do you do now for cash?  
Hustle… officially it’s new business for an awesome company called Coffee Supreme.

04 What made you get a dog?
I wanted another partner in crime.

05 And the breed?
Staffies have such an amazing outgoing personality, they love people, they’re loyal, and they’re boisterous!

06 What are your four favourite places to hang out?
In the sun with my dog, at the bar at Movida, away in the country, in bed with my lady.

07 Coke or the other coke options?  
Bubbly water!

08 Best advice you have ever been given?
Stay present and make the most of every day.

09. Four things you can’t live without?
My gorgeous lady, my handsome dog, a good coffee, tattoo shop hangouts.

10. What’s next?  
More scheming, more travel, just trying to make the most of all the crazy opportunities we have in front of us.


All images by Benn Wood
To check Benn’s work, visit his awesome site

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