24
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence poses for a photo with the Kilgore College Rangerettes at the Torrence estate.

Leading up to the NHRA races in Houston, Steve Torrence wanted to a cool promotional photo shoot to highlight the race in his home state. He didn’t have to look any further than a few miles down the road in his hometown of Kilgore, TX for the perfect way to represent Texas. Ladies and gentleman meet the Kilgore Rangerettes. Continue on to see the shoot!

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28
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Pat Dakin (right) explodes an engine alongside J.R. Todd during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Race three of the 2014 NHRA tour took us to the swamps of Gainesville, Florida for the prestigious Gatornationals. Warm temperatures and sunny skies were sure to make for a great weekend of racing. Continue on to see my favorite images from the weekend.

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05
Feb
Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin (11) leaps over Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme (84) as he returns the opening kick of the second half for a touchdown.

Under much warmer temps than we all expected, Super Bowl 48 was played Sunday night near New York City between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. There are always many different opinions on the direction a game will go but I can assure you that nobody expected what we ended up getting. Continue on to see the game from my view on the field…

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11
May
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual Funny car driver Matt Hagan would take the top spot in Atlanta with a sensational 4.06 which also is the new track record.

Following the delay of last weekends race here in Atlanta we would return to Commerce for week two of the Southern Nationals. Only one day of qualifying for the pro drivers with the threat of rain made for some stressed out race teams as we head towards the midpoint of the regular season.

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27
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual Flames come from the headers on the funny car of NHRA driver Jeff Arend during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Under sunny and humid weather conditions we kicked off the NHRA Spring Nationals near Houston, TX. It would be a day of some good pics. Continue on to see my day…

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23
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f8, 1/200th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel dragster driver Antron Brown celebrates with funny car teammate Johnny Gray after they both won their classes to deliver the 200th win for Don Schumacher Racing. Congrats to everyone at DSR for this awesome feat.

Sorry for the delay with getting Sundays blog from Gainesville posted but lets be real, its not like anyone waits to get race results from this blog… well I hope not at least! Lets head out to the Gators for a historic day of racing.

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17
Feb
Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 6400iso, f11, 1/30th, ManualThis was a fun shot as I would hold the camera out of the car aimed over at fellow photographer Ron Lewis in the fueler next to me. If you look closely you can see Ron holding his camera out shooting pics too!

Day three of the Winternationals would be a long day that was highlighted by me getting the opportunity to sit being the engine of a nostalgia top fueler spitting out header flames at night. Lets take a look at Saturdays action.

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06
Feb
Kneeling on the ground a few feet behind the car of NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps gave me this cool view as he launches off the starting line.

Time for my first 2013 NHRA blog posting of the year. As with last year my drag racing season would begin in West Palm Beach, FL for pre season testing, Toyota Racing NHRA portraits and new on the schedule this year… some fishing!

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24
Oct

After a long day spent on the starting line for Friday, I decided I wanted to shoot top end for day two of qualifying. Last year I would shoot top end this same day and was rewarded with a Pretty Wild Photo Sequence. Would today provide me any cool photos? As a former vice president candidate used to say, “You Betcha!”

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19
Aug

My last couple days in London I told myself multiple times how I couldn’t wait to get home and not have to pick up a camera for several days. Just two days after getting home I would take a fishing trip with a buddy… and I would be happily picking up a camera and working my ass off!

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