Welcome to the 12th appointment with the column ‘Mirco Lazzari portrays MotoGP’. For all 19 races of 2014 season, we will follow the MotoGP championship through the lens of Mirco Lazzari, master of sports photography and MotoGP official photographer.
Along with him and his tutorials, we will discover the secrets of the sports image and the ‘behind the scenes’ of the most exciting two wheels Championship of the world.
It’s only been few hours since the GP finished, the press room was emptying quickly and we were tired after so much work on laptops to send our MotoGP pictures. I got up and went out to take a breath into the fresh air … and this was exactly the view!
While the sun was setting behind the bleachers of the Silverstone circuit, it drew the grandstands’ outlines through the contrasts with a stunning colored background.
Camera: Nikon D3S
Focal Length: 28 mm
1/8 of a second
Aperture Diaphragm: 4
Weather Conditions: a little bit cloudy.
Who is Mirco Lazzari?
Mirco Lazzari was born in Castel San Pietro (BO) in 1961. His MotoGP and Formula1 pictures were first published by Grazia Neri and then by Getty. Mirco, one of the Nikon official photographers who won several international awards, has been working with RTR Sports Marketing for what MotoGP pictures are concerned. For years, his best photos have been collecting in an amazing photographic book ‘Una vita a 300 – A life in the fast lane’: you can buy the last edition on Amazon, through this link.
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