A chance encounter with a group of reckless kids helped Russian photographer Igor Samolet rekindle his wild youth. I started working on this project after I graduated from university in a small town in Northern Russia. I suddenly realised I had not made enough pictures of my friends, and I wanted to go back to that period of endless fun. But by that time, all of my friends had moved to other cities, so I met a group of young people and started to shoot them instead. There is no goal.
A mainstay of the classic teen comedy movie, but usually seen at least once in every sitcom that has a teenaged character, this is the inevitable result of mixing one or more teenagers with a house devoid of parental figures, who are usually away for the weekend. It almost always results in wall-to-wall teens, loud music, underage drinking, and property damage. Sometimes this is by design, and sometimes a small party for a couple of friends spirals completely out of control. A popular variation of this is that the host only invited over two or three friends and the party just shows up out of nowhere. Someone they did invite brought one more person, and so did another. Then someone they never met shows up at the door. Fast forward ten minutes and a college football team shows up with a keg and there's somehow full disco lighting in the living room.
IT'S that time of year again spring break -- and this means another busy season for ''Girls Gone Wild. And, as usual, plenty of girls obliged. This time around, though, the crew approached men, too, asking them to drop their pants for a new video series, ''Guys Gone Wild,'' a product of uncertain market appeal that will be introduced as an experiment this summer.
Then she sent the full-length frontal photo to Isaiah, her new boyfriend. Both were in eighth grade. They broke up soon after.