Moy Bien!

When I as investing plenty of time and effort into learning and developing my images, I used to tart out my galleries to the professionals in the hope of gaining a little feedback or critique that might help me improve my choice of image. I did this quite a bit, especially after the larger events…

Lucky Seventh.

I’ve now been fortunate enough to get to seven Grand Prix. I haven’t won the ticket, nor am I loaded from lottery winning that allow me to walk around summer Silverstone waving my camera about. Each one has been saved for and bought, and then I mount heaps of pressure on myself, as I try…

Prove Yourself.

To take my camera to the Grand Prix or not? That was the question I asked myself, Thursday morning before the first of four straight trips up to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix weekend. It was the Grand Prix. A banquet of creative opportunity where my nemesis of inspiration would be adorned with colour,…

Standing Around.

What camera is best for motorsport photography? I think that is a daft question, and ‘one that takes pictures’, is often my chipper response. The more experience I gain, the more I witness how folks relate equipment to quality images – no, sorry – that’s the wrong term; with quality photography. But then that often…

Max Attack

It’s a Monster.

I love Formula One. Absolutely love it. Every race, we turn on or tune into the action to witness another selection of prestigious laps from the motorsport calendar. Arguably, it’s the pinnacle of certain technologies, combined by some of finest minds, then piloted by the most talented drivers around the best circuits in the world.…

To Close to the Fence

Novembrrrrr.

Shooting pictures of insanely expensive, fast moving machines with expensive equipment at exotic locations around the world has a certain glamour attached to it. It’s part of the appeal of Motorsport as a subject for photography; The cars, the style, the celebrity, the locations and weather are all aspects of this past-time that appeal in…

Drag Strip

Formel Eins ist Zurück.

Formula One was back. That was the line in the German media used to entice interest in F1’s return to the country and the Hockenheimring. I was fortunate enough to be taken along as a bit of a treat. My first visit to an event outside of the UK, and my first Grand Prix hosted…

There’s more than just the cars on the track.

Trying to portray all the surroundings at the Grand Prix was always going to be a challenge, especially as taking snapshots is one aspect of photography I’ve never found easy. Trying to capture the essence of the day, be it the fans, the weather, the emotions and the scale is a tricky task. There are…

From the go

From 200 to 300 and back again.

2104 was a first for me. The inspiration of the Grand Prix, witnessed first hand is an experience I will never forget. I was inspired, and unfortunately for the wallet, wanted to experience even more. After my ‘success’ with my photographic efforts in 2014, and I will call them a success as they were images…

Perez in the Shade

Where it all started.

January 2014. In anticipation of the fast approaching F1 season, we decided to treat ourselves to some Grand Prix tickets and seats at Club Corner no less. Excitement is not the word. I’ve followed F1 over the years; I was very much into Nigel Mansell as a kid, and cheered on Damon Hill while he…