Playing with cameras on my days off makes my day job, shooting with cameras, so much more enjoyable. Makes sense to me. 25 plus years ago I began shooting photos for fun at races. The concept that I could wait tables at night and go shoot races on weekends was a perfect plan. I then started shooting for a racing magazine and found that I was enjoying it as much because I couldn’t enjoy the race looking through the lens all day long. Now I am a full-time commercial photographer shooting but I do love to shoot racing or auto events on the weekends when I can. I never sell the images. I print them for my self or as gifts to friends. I am asked why I don’t sell these images all the time. I think I figured it out today when looking through some racing shots from this last year. If I sold them they would be part of my work instead of my weekend fun. Someday I might go through my archives of racing from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s up to now and sell them but not yet, I am having too much fun!
Image shot with plastic Holga Camera on 120 Fuji Velvia Chrome film at the 2010 Coronado Speedfest.