#iamthespeedhunter: Meet Alexis Goure

As part of our commitment to shine the spotlight on more up and coming photographers, this we week we are proud to introduce you to the work of Alexis Goure. The 26 year old from Le Mans in France recently graduated from the IAE of Toulouse with a masters in Marketing. However, Alexis is currently focused on developing his career as a motorsport photographer. As you will see from the following, he’s a dab hand at it too…

(Above) During a trackday with over 30 Ferrari on Le Mans track, this F40 was so beautiful… I couldn’t resist to shoot it in its box.

The same day, I like this point of view, a different angle to appreciate the 458.

Last year was the first time I shot the 24H of Le Mans with an accreditation. I love the pitlane atmosphere, Audi’s pitstop were stressful, you can’t see the army of photographers behind me.

The R18 arrived and departed so fast. One of my best moments of the 24H.

The famous Dunlop bridge. Motorsport photography isn’t only about the cars. The locations and lifestyle are just as important in my opinion. Le Mans wouldn’t be Le Mans without this part of the track.

The pit lane by night looks like a studio: the background is dark and we just work with the overhead lights. The blue sky just contrasted with the colour of the yellow Corvette.

Funny photo, with race cars in a bus stop. It was for the scutineering at Le Mans. Not every day you see that!

The 2012 Le Mans podium, Audi 1-2-3.

After the 24H, there was the Le Mans Classic. It’s a lovely race with a lot of vintage race cars and the traditional Le Mans style start. Whilst the cars were lined up and the drivers awaited the starter’s flag, a Porsche 910 crossed the pit lane to the fuel station.

Motorsport is a human experience. I like this moment when the driver debriefs his laps with the team manager.

The weather this year was crazy, as you can see the sky was unreal. Light was perfect even if ten minutes after it was raining.

This BMW 3.5 CSL ’74 was one of my personal favourite looking cars of the weekend.

My first McLaren MP4-12C GT3, on the grid walk during the GT Tour at Le Mans. It’s a beautiful GT car. I hope to see it again in 2013.

And when I don’t shoot race events, I shoot cars like these two Morgans. The sound of the three wheeler was outstanding!

Paddock pics can be interesting, especially when there is a Lamborghini Gallardo involved.

The 2-Eleven is a car that I hope I will have one day. Like a Radical, it’s a street legal race car. You can’t imagine how much I like this idea!

The orange looks great on the 1M. This was a good shooting day, the car is so photogenic.

I hope you will find my selection interesting. If you want, check out my website which is linked below.

Thanks for reading.

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Alexis Goure
Alexis-Goure.com

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31 comments
yanesnyawai
yanesnyawai

I like the the pictures. It looks unreal but it's actually real. XD

Patrik Lindgren
Patrik Lindgren

Great pictures. The second one from above is really good. Images of cars from above is often times underestimated. Here you captured it perfectly, especially with some foreground as well to add some depth in it.

And i really like the one where the pitcrew is running around with the tyre. Great actionshot. It tends to get kind of static in pitlane sometimes, but not in this picture.

Steve Parker
Steve Parker

Ford fairlane snap was even more amazing. This post is good and the snapshots are awesome and look very soothing.

maxproof
maxproof

Alexis .. i salute you! I'll send you an Email saying: "I WANT ALL OF THEM AS DESKTOPS!"Please get over to Germany and do some shots of Bernd Hahne's 'Blue Pozzi' F40. It's a car easily as special as the Liberty Walk F40 featured on here.

dhedhemit
dhedhemit

whoa that 1M shoot is brilliant 

 

Audi pitstop atmosphere so amazing 0_o

Nikhil_P
Nikhil_P

Rod...keep a tab on this guy!!

Sam
Sam

Up and coming photographer? This guy has already arrived!

Elliott Skeer
Elliott Skeer

Incredible Shots! Nice to see some quality photos of motorsport that are different from the rest. Really refreshing to look at and enjoy. 

JoeWhaler
JoeWhaler

I live in Malvern where all Morgans are made, the Morgan 3 is like nothing you've ever heard, crazy...

Fearedisx
Fearedisx

My name's Alexis. I wish people in America would understand Alexis is a commonly used name for males... *sigh*

Great shots of course!

boomstickle
boomstickle

wow we need desktops of these amazing photos!

hanablemoore
hanablemoore

Incredible pic. I didn't think the lotus was street legal. Learn something new everyday

Titom32
Titom32

Congratulations Alexis!

Robo_No1
Robo_No1

Amazing photographs Alexis! Each and every one of them is stunning in its own way. The only thing I would critique (from an uneducated photographic point of view) would be that they are all very stylised (high saturation and contrast) so each one on their own has huge impact, but when looking at them as a group in a Speedhunters style post its a lot to take in and the post almost becomes overwhelming. Keep up the great work though man, I'll be hunting around your website for some new desktop backgrounds haha! 

Jochem
Jochem

Great shots Alexis, especially the first of Le Mans Classic. Can we download them as a desktop somewhere?

RossJukes
RossJukes

Great shots Alexis, love your use of composition (specially the angled shots) The F40/458 look stunning...

maxproof
maxproof

 @JoeWhaler Didn't they say it sounds like an WWII aircraft on Top Gear? Although ... there's quite  too much WWII-reference in Jeremys arguments to believing in this straight ...

Alexis Goure
Alexis Goure

 @Robo_No1 Thanks a lot for your comment. Hope you enjoy my website, it's a little slow to open but all the photos are in HD.

Alexis Goure
Alexis Goure

 @Jochem  Thanks. Send me email at alexisgoure@gmail.com and I will send you a 1900px version.

 


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