‘Automotive Motorbikes’ Category

Spectacular Camera Coincidence with Kodak from the Costa Del Arcane

Spectacular Camera Coincidence with Kodak from the Costa Del Arcane

When on a cycling trip in Spain I did what any self-respecting photographer would and took a trip round a flea market to seek out any bargains. One stall caught my eye as it held a selection of vintage cameras, most notably a 1950’s Bakelite Kodak Brownie 127. Anyone as old as me remembers their […]

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Capturing a demented Kawasaki Mean Streak with Profoto Flash

Capturing a demented Kawasaki Mean Streak with Profoto Flash

This week I thought I’d return to the spray paint work of Piers Dowell by shooting one of his finest creations – a Kawasaki 1500 Mean Streak. And I wanted to do this using one of my favourite flash lighting tools – the Profoto strip light. Dennis Hopper on a chopper As with Piers’s spray […]

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Piers Dowell, Pink Floyd and the art of the motorsport helmet

Piers Dowell, Pink Floyd and the art of the motorsport helmet

All regular readers of this blog will know that first and foremost I’m an automotive photographer. That’s cars, trucks, motorbikes, in fact anything that has wheels and moves. So it should be no surprise then that I tend to socialise with like-minded image producers and artists who add an automotive colour to their work. Piers […]

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Pan Head Billy – the High Plain’s Drifter

Pan Head Billy – the High Plain’s Drifter

This is Pan Head Billy, a larger than life character, sitting astride his Harley on a dried-up salt lake bed a few miles outside Wendover, a small gambling town straddling Utah and Nevada. Not a lot happens in Wendover. I had been shooting a Ford Fusion campaign in LA and after wrapping that shoot I […]

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