Welcome to the seventh 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.
One of the color characteristics of Barcelona and its Circuit de Catalunya is the so-called arena zone, with the stands around it and the track that runs for a long stretch in that area making it desirable for fans. This peculiar color has been studied with a huge sign reporting the circuit’s name and from the helicopter’s view it is very eye-catching. Anyway from the ground, it characterizes the photo and is also particular with this deep red and the white text Catalunya.
Camera: Nikon D4
Focal Length: 300 mm
1/1000 of a second
Aperture Diaphragm: 11
Weather Conditions: sunny.
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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