November 17, 2015

Gaffer Tape Protection

While some of my colleague in MotoGP use fancy custom-made camera protectors, I prefer to use simple gaffer tape protection. But there are ups and down to this decision. Read about them here on this post at PhotoGP.

November 4, 2015

Hopeful About the Valencia MotoGP Finale

A short time ago I stood on the tarmac at Losail with my buddy Tony Goldsmith and said, “Before we know it, we’ll be at Valencia and another season will have come and gone.” It only seems a short time ago of course, as that was in April. But in a couple of days we’ll […]

November 1, 2015

November 2015 Nikon Lens Deals

Nikon has announced price drops on quite a few lenses, including several of interest to landscape and sports photographers. Top of the list as fas as lenses you definitely want for sports, landscape and portraits is the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II . The price before the drop was $2,396.95 and this lens is […]

October 30, 2015

PhotoGP Raw Challenge #8

In the PhotoGP Raw Challenge, I provide an unprocessed raw file (and jpg equivalent for those who can’t work on a raw file) and invite readers to process/edit it themselves. I look at this as a great way to take an image and make your own decisions about how to use it, then see what […]

October 30, 2015

MotoGP Technology Phillip Island Update

A bunch of technology close ups for the gear heads, this post at PhotoGP features shots of Yamaha exhausts, the Aprilia dry clutch, various methods of clamping the fuel overflow lines, and some close up with comments on how nicely put together the Suzuki GSX-RR is.

October 30, 2015

Saturday Scenes from Phillip Island MotoGP

Twelve photos from the Phillip Island MotoGP Saturday action displayed over at PhotoGP. Riders featured are Dovi, Iannone, Dani, Jorge, Vale, Marc and Nicky among others. What a fantastic track to work at!

October 16, 2015

Jorge Lorenzo Custom Signatures

Custom Signatures with Jorge Lorenzo are back for the first time since 2013. You pick the image you like best from his PhotoGP gallery and he’ll sign it to you at Valencia. But the deadline to order is October 26! More information over at PhotoGP.

October 16, 2015

Friday Morning Phillip Island MotoGP Images

The latest MotoGP post over at PhotoGP features images from Friday morning at Phillip Island. Leading the selecting is the above image of Marc Marquez’ special hand grip, which allows him to hang on with his recently broken left hand. Also featured are Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo, the wildcard Aussie riders and the crazy double […]

October 5, 2015

PhotoGP October 2015 Desktop Calendar

Dani Pedrosa is the featured rider in the PhotoGP October 2015 Desktop Calendar. To grab it just click here to visit the PhotoGP website.

September 24, 2015

Sharper Photographs with Mirror Up Mode

This is an update of an article originally posted on September 15, 2009 A sharp photograph is the result of accurate focus and a still camera. Good technique in photography helps achieve both. Using a tripod is probably the biggest help to keeping your camera still, but sometimes you can do more. Shooting in Mirror […]