14
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

In the third round of NHRA top fuel dragster qualifying for the Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida, multi time top fuel champion Larry Dixon would ride out one of the scariest rides the sport has ever seen. Continue on to check out the incredible accident frame by frame.

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Posted in Crash, Drag Racing, Florida, NHRA, Racing, Sports   1 Comment
26
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual Air gets beneath the Valvoline body and tears it into several pieces.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman explodes the Valvoline sponsored Dodge into pieces during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Finally found a minute to post my final Best of 2014 photo blog with my best Crash and Burn photos of 2014. Continue on to check them out!

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05
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f11, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights With the help of a smoke machine I produced this shot of the 2015 Dodge Charger of two time NHRA funny car champion Matt Hagan during a portrait shoot at the teams shop near Indianapolis.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f11, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights
With the help of a smoke machine I produced this shot of the 2015 Dodge Charger of two time NHRA funny car champion Matt Hagan during a portrait shoot at the teams shop near Indianapolis.

Time to get to some of my favorite Best of posts as we kick it into high gear with my Best NHRA photos of 2014. Continue on to see my favorite sport from an assortment of angles and moments!

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04
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority

In the final round of NHRA pro stock qualifying driver Deric Kramer would lose control of his 210mph Dodge with destructive consequences. Continue reading to see the whole incident from start middle to end…

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15
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 300mm with 1.4 converter (420mm), 1000iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Manual

Canon 1Dx, 300mm with 1.4 converter (420mm), 1000iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Manual

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18
Aug
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 3200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual

During the quarterfinals in the top dragster category at the NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota drivers Don Kritzky and Montee Green would be lucky to escape serious injuries when both lost control at speed. Continue on to see the dramatic sequence!

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Posted in Crash, Drag Racing, Minnesota, NHRA, Racing, Sports   1 Comment
04
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

Race number nine of the 2014 NHRA season took us to Englishtown, NJ and the historic Raceway Park dragstrip for the Toyota Summernationals. Having spent a lot of my youth in New Jersey, its a track I know well. Lets jump right into the photos from the weekend.

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27
May
Overall view of fans in the grandstands and infield as IndyCar Series drivers head down the backstretch three wide towards turn three during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

One of my favorite events I cover each year is the Indianapolis 500. To someone who’s never been there, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a mecca for motorsports fans. The place oozes with history and the tradition of the biggest race on Earth! Lets get on to the pics…

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Posted in Aerial Photography, Arizona, Crash, Fishing, Indy Cars, IRL, Me, Racing, Scenic, Sports, Travel   Leave a comment
21
May
BOOOM!

There are moments in NHRA drag racing that make you sit on the edge of your seat as you anxiously await for the driver to climb out of the mangled burning vehicle ok. With all the safety advancements in todays NHRA major incidents don’t happen often but at the 2014 Southern Nationals near Atlanta we all were reminded of what can happen when you race at speeds well over 300mph. Strap in and check out the wild weekend through my lens.

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08
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Tim Tindle lands in the grass on the other side of the wall setting off a violent series of end over end rolls.

We close out my Best of 2013 blogs with my best crash and burn images of 2013. It was a year filled with some wild action. Continue on to see it all!

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Posted in Best of, Boat Racing, Crash, Drag Racing, Firebird International Raceway, Indy Cars, IRL, NASCAR, NHRA, P.I.R., Racing, Sports, Talladega   Leave a comment

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