#iamthespeedhunter: Back On Track

Another month, another week and another round-up of some of the best images sent into us over the last couple of weeks. In case you missed yesterday’s post, we launched another theme which we will reveal on the last Tuesday of this month. However, we’re going to keep our weekly posts going so keep sending your shots in. For further information on how to contribute, check out the bottom of this post for all the details along with some tips to help you get featured.

(Above) Tracking the unmistakeable profile of a Viper in the low sun is a golden opportunity well taken, whilst the processing just adds to that summer road trip vibe. Let the V10 loose…

It’s not just the panning technique that caught my eye on this one, but the clean background and lack of distractions. Details considered ahead of time.

From the recent F1 test at Catalunya comes this super slow shutter shot by Rob Blank. Rob, print this and frame it on your wall. It’s immense.

Another slow shutter shot and another single-seater but with a completely different approach. I can imagine it took a couple of attempts to catch the car in the sunlight but boy, was it worth the effort.

Some nice soft off-camera lighting from Melvin in this detail shot of a familiar face.

Our own Mad Mike Whiddett captured by Masha Panova. Masha can correct me if I’m wrong on this, but here he’s shooting against strong sunlight during the middle of the day. With the sun overhead, Masha has exposed for the highlights which in turn darkens the rest of the image, leading to this great outline and silhouette.

This one comes from Flickr user Le Baron Noir (real name not given). The lone orange car against the bleak banking creates an interesting images.

Another from our Flickr Group but this time by Jon Tran with an amazing image of this ZN6. The dark tones along with the blue / orange background play a big part in being visually pleasing.

Jason Patel brings us a slightly unorthodox method of off-camera lighting. Don’t try this at home.

This may have been taken a couple of years back but I love how James has filled the frame here to best show the mayhem on display.

Lots of panning shots coming in after our slow shutter theme last month.

It’s an effective tool to have in your arsenal of tricks, so be sure to keep practicing to stay sharp. Nice work Danny Sullivan!

The rule of thirds is an essential part of creating visually pleasing photography. Sometimes, it’s nice not to fill the frame, and instead to give the viewer a better look at the surroundings.

See what I mean? I always make a point to take my expected shot followed by a super wide one. Variety is the name of the game and it’s only by experimenting that you’ll create something exciting.

That’s it for another week, I’ll be back next week with more of your awesome submissions. Keep ‘em coming!

Paddy McGrath



We created #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER to allow you the opportunity to share your skills and car culture experiences from around the globe with the rest of the Speedhunters audience.

How do you get involved? It’s simple…

Flickr - Join our #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER Flickr Group and share your favourite photos with us and others.
Instagram – Follow us on Instagram at @TheSpeedhunters and tag your own car culture images with #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER
Twitter – Follow us on Twitter at @SPEEDHUNTERS and share your tweets with the #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER hashtag.
Tumblr – Visit our Tumblr page to view the latest #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER tagged images.
E-Mail – If you’ve been to a cool event and captured some amazing images, be sure to e-mail them to us on iamthespeedhunter@dev.speedhunters.com and tell us a little bit about the event. The images need to be a minimum of 800×533 pixels.

Have you submitted already but yet been featured? Here are some tips to help you…

DO – Submit your best work, regardless of when it was taken.
DO – Take your time shooting and consider each detail
DO – Try to submit each image no larger than 1000PX wide.
DON’T – Put a huge watermark on it. We’ll make sure you’re credited!
DON’T – Send us huge image files that kill our e-mail system!




写真は、800×533 ピクセル以上のJPGのフォーマットでお願いします。




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That Ferrari F1 pic is great, well done that man.


Loving all of these shots. Great stuff!


Any chance of these getting blown up for desktops?


Im in love with the shot of the Viper


Im in love with the shot of the Viper


any details on that Integra? it looks so damn good i'd love to know more about it


any details on that Integra? it looks so damn good i'd love to know more about it


hot daymn that picture of the lambo is soo good that orange colour makes it pop out of the screen!
love it!


hot daymn that picture of the lambo is soo good that orange colour makes it pop out of the screen!
love it!


@Nikhil_P ok. so. I don't mean to sound like an asshole but that picture makes the lambo look so.... special education. I think 90% of the problem is that the rims look too small for the body. Please don't get me wrong. I would love to own this car AND in some angles this car is as beautiful of the rest of them; However this is probably an example of good technical photography with bad composition.  


That ZN6...O_O <3 <3 <3 The combination of the great photography and the rim and body fitment makes this car look like an M3 in price and performance


Cheers for posting the shot of the Lambo.. Second time i have been featured such an amazing feeling. Thanks Paddy


@Nikhil_P  Cheers man


Many thanks for including my shot of the Fiesta 4x4 T16, chuffed one of my photos made the cut!


@DavidClarke Ha, glad I'm not the only one who gets a kick out of being featured!


last picture, the integra on what wheels?


That shot of Christopher Lim is absolute gorgeous!


Work CR Kai I believe.


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