Category: Sports Stories


Ducati Launches 1199 Panigale R at COTA

It was a thrilling and unexpected honor to get a call from Ducati about helping out with the first international product launch the Italian company has hosted in the United States. Some of you figured out where I was a few weeks ago when, under full radio silence, we visited Austin’s Circuit of the Americas […]

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PHOTO.GP FAQ: Keywording Workflow for Pros

UPDATE: This post has been updated over on the PhotoGP website. Frequently Asked Question: How do you keyword so many images on a race weekend? When someone emails with this question, I know that person has really been there, not just for the enjoyment of shooting the cars or bikes on track, but for the […]

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Rich Lee’s “Super Sic 1” Available Again To Benefit Simoncelli Foundation

“Super Sic 1” Several weeks before Marco Simoncelli’s fatal accident in Sepang in October, 2011, the very talented Rich Lee and I began collaborating on this amazing illustration.┬áRich drew from several of my photographs from the 2011 season, combining various elements into this original piece. Marco’s death put the project on hold for some time, […]

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Simoncelli Archive Online

It’s New Year’s Eve, 2012, and I’m feeling fantastic that I’ve (just barely, I admit) met a very important goal, that of launching the Marco Simoncelli Archive at PHOTO.GP this year. I brought the collection online yesterday morning and announced it to my newsletter subscribers just now. It feels like a great accomplishment and is […]

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Limited Edition: Casey Stoner, Lukey Heights

PHOTO.GP is very proud to announce our second signed, limited edition with Casey Stoner. This image is from Casey’s final appearance at his home track on Phillip Island and features him cresting the famous Lukey Heights, one of the track’s landmark turns. Casey is wearing the custom helmet design created just for his last home […]

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PHOTO.GP Helmet Progress #3

Here is the latest batch of photos from Magaro Paintings. Marc is sanding and adding coats of clear lacquer. He reports that the helmet is now extremely shiny.

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A Story of Racing Portraits

Note: This was originally posted on MotoMatters in July, 2012 I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what advice and help I can give other photographers, largely because I’m leading a photography seminar two weeks before the MotoGP round at Laguna Seca. In addition to technique, camera settings, and workflow secrets, I’ll also be talking […]

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MotoGP Story–The Catalan Follies

Note: This first appeared on MotoMatters.com as a Photographer’s Blog post, February 16, 2012. You don’t get many chances to get an image like this, with the entire grid together on track. Some circuits don’t have a good first couple of turns, or it’s hard to get there from the grid in time for the […]

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PHOTO.GP Helmet progress, part 2

Work continues on the custom paint job by Marc Garcia of Magaro Paintings. Here is another round of photos, a couple toward the end with comments directly from Marc. If you missed the first post on this subject, here it is. Once again I thank Marc sincerely for allowing me to show these images of […]

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PHOTO.GP Helmet In Progress

  As I’ve written before in this space, one of the very best things about my photography adventures has been meeting certain individuals I’d never have come into contact with had I not been so lucky as to find a place in MotoGP. One person high on that list is Marc Garcia, an artist in […]

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