Sunday, July 16, 2017

#Photography for the Beautiful: Racing 7/17


Ton, Kyrgyzstan

Hunters with their golden eagles at the ‘Ethno Fest’ festival

Photograph: Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP/Getty

They aren't racing but they are magnificent.  Most of these shots represent Opportunistic Photography insofar as you will get a cool shot for sure if you're there and reasonably competent.  That usually won't qualify for Fine Art photography which may be more think-y but this type can enthrall and the Rockhouse really digs it.





Silverstone, Britain

Lewis Hamilton in action during the Formula One British Grand Prix

Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Mastering speed shots can take a while, particularly when light is low because, tut, tut, it looks like rain.





Novosibirsk, Russia

A participant crawls through tyres at the Race of Heroes night-time obstacle-course event

Photograph: Kirill Kukhmar/Tass/Getty

You mean to say she was doing this deliberately?





La Sinforosa canyon, Mexico

A woman of the Rarámuri, who are renowned for their long-distance running, takes part in the Ultra-marathon of the Canyons. More than 600 participants from different countries take part in the 63 and 100km races in the Tarahumara mountains

Photograph: Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty

This makes the Boston Marathon look like a sprint.





Chonburi, Thailand

Jockeys compete in Chonburi’s annual buffalo race festival

Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

There you were thinking it's dangerous at the running of the bulls in Pamplona.

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