Track season has arrived! I enjoy photographing at the race track, especially motorcycles. I plan to try some additional genres of motorsport this year but motorcycle road racing will be the priority. I was happy for the opportunity to be the official track photographer for Motorcycle Xcitement track days early this week. I have studied … Continue reading Changing of the Seasons
I can drive from my home to the Thornton Gap entrance of Shenandoah National Park (SNP) in about 30 minutes so I visit there frequently. The main feature of SNP is Skyline Drive - a two lane highway that bisects the park. It runs 105 miles from the north entrance at Front Royal to the … Continue reading Shenandoah National Park
When you see photos like this can you sense the motion that is taking place? In the example above you can clearly see that the wheels of the motorcycle are turning fast. You also get the sense that the bike and rider are moving past the background. I love capturing these moments where the subject … Continue reading Capturing Motion
According to Wikipedia, Drifting is "a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers, with loss of traction in the rear wheels or all tires, while maintaining control and driving the car through the entirety of a corner. Car drifting is caused when the rear slip angle is greater than the front slip angle, to such … Continue reading Drifting
A photo essay on amateur motorcycle road racing.
In the eyes of many, I would have been considered old the first time I rode a motorcycle on a race track. Track day organizations require you to display a number on your bike in case they need to identify you on the radio, so to commemorate the event I chose the number 52. I … Continue reading On Two Wheels
Not that kind. This kind of moving picture is one where I was moving - lying in the bed of a pickup truck. I have wanted to get some photos of industrial Moto's motorcycles on the road - literally. Last night we had an opportunity to give it a try. I was both pleased and … Continue reading Moving Pictures