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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30
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual A full moon rises above Saguaro Cactus on a mountain near Lake Pleasant.

Next up in my best of 2013 blogs are my best scenery/nature photos of the year. My travels throughout the country allow me plenty of oppritunities to photograph some beautiful scenes. Continue on to see the best of what nature had to offer me in 2013…

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10
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority The sun sets as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jamie McMurray leads a pack of cars into turn three during the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

NASCAR wrapped up its 2013 season a few weeks ago in sunny Miami, FL and I was fortunate enough to be there covering my ninth NASCAR championship race. By the end of the weekend I would be shooting a familiar face in championship victory lane.

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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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19
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe NHRA pro mod driver Danny Rowe poses for a portrait during a photo shoot in the teams pit area for their new sponsor Agave Underground Tequila. Excited for the team to send me my free samples!

Saturday in Gainesville would be a busy day of a few portrait shoots along with the standard qualifying coverage.

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18
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual The funny cars of Tim Wilkerson and John Force reflect in the windows of the timing tower as they prepare to fire up for a qualifying run in Gainesville.

I am a few days behind on my NHRA blogs from Gainesville so lets jump right into some of my favorite images from Friday qualifying in Gainesville for the Gatornationals.

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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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21
Jun

The third race on the 2012 NHRA season took us to Gainesville, FL. Its a track rich with history that I was excited to get back to following my first visit last year.

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12
May

February always means two things for me. Superbowl and Daytona. I already did the Superbowl blog so lets take a look back at an action packed trip to the World Center of Speed. The Daytona International Speedway.

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07
Mar

Just over a month ago I packed my suitcases and flew to West Palm Beach, Florida for a week of NHRA preseason testing. I was working for several clients so it would be one hell of a busy week for me.

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