A Journey Into The Unknown: 2014 Retrospective

Well, that’s another year done. To say it’s been a big one would be an understatement. 44 shooting weekends. Over 7000km of travel. More than 1TB of photos (and that’s after judicious culling). That’s before I get to the numerous firsts, too. First time shooting for Toyota GB. First time shooting for Auto Action and The BMC Experience. First time shooting dirt racing in almost a season and a half. And first time shooting any number of other events and series, like World Superbikes, the Phillip Island 400, VicDrift, the GCC Winter Cup, MotorEx and others. It’s been an incredible year, one that could only have happened with the love and assistance of some very hard working and dedicated people: my girlfriend, Rina, my family, my friends both within and without the automotive sphere, my amazing clients, and of course, the tireless and utterly indispensable volunteers, without whom we know motorsport simply would not happen.

2015 is looking even bigger, and I will let you in on what I’m doing to kick things off after the New Year. It’s all very exciting. Until then, I hope you all have a fantastic and safe New Year’s break, and enjoy this chronological, photographic look at 2014.

Tooradin Tractor Pull 2014 - Day - Blown Income - front three-quarter close pan 1Tooradin Tractor Pull 2014 - Day - Iron Nuts - Start line tyre wrinkle shot 3

AMCN International Island Classic 2014 - International Challenge Race 4 - John McGuinness - Post-race gathering - Rear pair shot 3AMCN International Island Classic 2014 - International Challenge Race 3 - Australia - Shawn Giles - 1982 Suzuki Katana - Stuart Loly - 1980 Suzuki GSX  - Start line - Chest beating 1AMCN International Island Classic 2014 - Pits - 250 Post-Classic - 1966 Bultaco Metralla MKII - Profile shot 1VSSC 2014 Round 1 - Phillip Island - Black R35 Nissan GT-R - Pits - Rear light shot 1VSSC 2014 Round 1 - Phillip Island - Silver classic Formula Ford - Pits - high-angle shot 1VSSC 2014 Round 1 - Phillip Island - Heasman Steering and Suspension R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec - Pits - Rear shot 9VSSC 2014 Round 1 - Phillip Island - Green FB Mazda RX-7 - Datsun Fairlady Roadster - Pit exit shot 3 WSBK 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - Sunday - Post-event - Pits - Boy and father walking - holding onto damaged rear fairing 2 WSBK 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - Sunday - Post-event - Pits - Aprilia leathers hanging on air conditioner 2WSBK 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - Saturday - Australian Juniors Race 1 - Keegan Pickering - Yamaha R15 - Turn 6 exit - profile pan 3 WSBK 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - Sunday - Pit Walk - Australian Prostock - Richard Ellis - BMW S1000RR - Front cowling three-quarter high key shot 1Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Pits - Sir Jack Brabham talking to fan 2Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Adrian Brady - Pits - Brabham Indycar - Rear three-quarter shot 5Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Phil Verwoert 1972 Graduate M8F - Shelby Cobra - Blaupunkt Porsche 962 - Sports Car dummy grid - Group shot 10Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Phil Verwoert 1972 Graduate M8F - Dummy grid - pre-race portrait 5Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Peter Brock - Greg Murphy - Jason Bright - Rick Kelly - GRM Holden Monaro 427 Bthurst 12 Hour winner - Pit lane - rear shot 10Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Joest Blaupunkt Porsche 962 - Dummy grid - front three-quarter shot 2Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Grant Craft - 1962 Brabham BT2 - Start-finish straight - profile pan 10Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Chris Bowden - Shimz Ford Sierra RS 500 Group A - Justin Matthews - 1982 Ford Escort MK II Group C - Turn 10 entry - profile pan 1Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Friday - Terry Lawlor - GIO Group A R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R - Turn 2 exit - profile pan 6Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Friday - Pits - STP Group A Holden Commodore - Pit crew working profile shot 3Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Friday - Pits - Joest Porsche 962 BBS wheel close-up shot 3Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Sunday - Ron Townley - 1848 Talbot Lago T26C - Pits - Driver name plaque close-up shot 1Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Friday - 1971 Surtees F1 TS9B - Turn 3 approach - profile pan 1Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Friday - 5 Litre Touring Cars Demonstration - Warm-up lap - Field shot 3Phillip Island Classic 2014 - Friday - Warwick McBean - Lotus 11 - Pits - mates working on car 1WRX Club Calder Park March 2014 - Black Honda Civic TA car - Pits - front shot - bonnet up 5WRX Club Calder Park March 2014 - White GC Impreza WRX STI coupe - Hill crest - front three-quarter pan 4VicDrift 2014 Round 1 - Calder Park - James Mackie - XY Ford Falcon - Pits - Mechanic grinding drill bit 8VicDrift 2014 Round 1 - Calder Park - James Mackie - XY Ford Falcon - Pits - Rear three-quarter bumper close-up 3VicDrift 2014 Round 1 - Calder Park - Papa - S14 Zenki Nissan Silvia - Turn 3 exit - rear three-quarter pan 6VSSC 2014 Round 2 - Sandown - NASCAR - Turn 1 exit - rear three-quarter shot 1VSCRC 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - Dummy grid - White Audi R8 LMS - Front light and grill detail 2VSCRC 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - Historic Touring Cars Race 3 - Paul Trevethan - Black Lotus Cortina - Turn 9 exit - front three-quarter pan 1VSCRC 2014 - Round 1 - Phillip Island - MG and Invited British cars Race 4 - Richard Milligan - MGB V8 roadster - Turn 3 exit - rear three-quarter pan 1WRX Club Sandown April 2014 - White R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R - Turn 1 entry - Rear three-quarter pan - brakes glowing 3ADGP 2014 Final - Calder Park - Levi Clarke - S15 Nissan 200SX - James Abbott - S15 Nissan 200SX - Finish line - Front three-quarter pan 3ADGP 2014 Final - Calder Park - Jackson Callow - South Park Kenny figure 2ADGP 2014 Final - Calder Park - Matt Russell - AE86 Toyota Corolla Sprinter - Turn 1 exit - rear three-quarter shot 1ADGP 2014 Finals - Calder Park - Beau Yates - Toyota ZN6 - Final turn exit - front three-quarter pan 6ADGP 2014 Finals - Calder Park - Official on wall watching Moe El-Haouli - Rear shot 3ADGP 2014 Finals - Calder Park - Bowl side crowd shot 2WRX Club Winton May 2014 - Tony Moore - Orange first-gen Honda Civic hatch - Turn 10 exit - three-wheel front three-quarter pan 1WRX Club Winton May 2014 - Navy blue GC Impreza WRX sedan - Turn 9 exit - Rear three-quarter wide pan 1TORC May 2014 - Number 10 - Turn 1 exit - rear three-quarter shot 1TORC May 2014 - Number 10 - Jump landing - rear shot 2TORC May 2014 - Support car - interior - Gearbox selector pattern 2TORC May 2014 - Pits - Rear axles - mud 1TORC May 2014 - Pits - Couple sitting by fire 1HVR shop visit May 2014 - Body shop - Alfa Romeo GTV - Rear three-quarter shot 2HVR shop visit May 2014 - Body shop - English wheel 2HVR shop visit May 2014 - Main shop - Nut boxes 3HVR shop visit May 2014 - Main shop - Maserati replica - SMS - Pair front three-quarter shot 2GCC Winter Cup 2014 - Round 1 - Blue open-wheeler - Start line - rear burnout shot 1MSCA Sandown June 2014 - Start-finish marshall 1MSCA Sandown June 2014 - Red MGB roadster - 76 - Maroon MGB - Pit straight - Front three-quarter shot 4MSCA Sandown June 2014 - Maroon MGA - Pits - rear three-quarter detail shot 2MotorEx 2014 - Rides By Kam Twin supercharged Chevrolet Nova - Front half-shot 4MotorEx 2014 - Ovakil Mitsubishi Magna - Interior shot 2MotorEx 2014 - Ovakil Mitsubishi Magna - Engine bay shot 3MotorEx 2014 - Psycho Chopped XD Ford Falcon coupe - Interior shot 3WRX Club Phillip Island July 2014 - Silver and white R33 Nissan Skyline GTS25T - Turn 9 exit - front three-quarter pan 5WRX Club Phillip Island July 2014 - Silver GV WRX STi sedan - Pits - Front end profile shot - Daniel photobomb 4TORC July 2014 - Lamborghini Murcielago - Rear three-quarter shot 2TORC July 2014 - Wayne Fountain - Turn 1 - rear three-quarter water splash pan 3TORC July 2014 - Dave Davis - Turn 6 exit - Inside wide three-quarter pan 3TORC July 2014 - Chris Clark - Turn 1 - Rear shot - two wheels in air 8TORC July 2014 - Dave Davis - Turn 6 exit - Inside close front three-quarter pan 4GCC Winter Cup Round 2 - Wesley Inkster - Spectrum Formula Ford - Turn 6 exi - rear three-quarter pan 1GCC Winter Cup Round 2 - Brett Hayward - Hayward 014 - Pits - Scrutineering bay Front shot 3Vic Hillclimb Championships 2014 - Broadford - Ian Grinter - BRG Morris Cooper S - Gary Birt - VW Golf V GTi - Pits - front three-quarter shot 3Vic Hillclimb Championships 2014 - Broadford - Red RA23 Toyota Celica GT - Vella - Turn 5 approach - front three-quarter pan 2WRX Club Sandown August 2014 - White R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R - Turn 12 exit - profile pan 2Vic Hillclimb Championship 2014 - Ararat - David Kelly - Red Mini Cooper S - Start line - burnout shot 1Vic Hillclimb Championship 2014 - Ararat - Blue Mitsubishi Cordia Turbo - Turn 5 approach - rear shot 1VSCC Rob Roy Hillclimb - John Hickford - Lancia Lambda special - Start line - Rear three-quarter wheelspin pan 2 (922)GCC Winter Cup Round 3 - Black R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R - Turn 9 crest - Rear shot 7GCC Winter Cup Round 3 - Driver's Briefing - Driver lost in thought 4Rob Roy Interclub Challenge 2014 Round 2 - Silver Bug-eye GDB Subaru WRX STi - Turn 2 apex - spin pan 1Rob Roy Interclub Challenge 2014 Round 2 - White Ford Flathead V8 special - Turn 1 entry - Rear three-quarter pan 1VicDrift 2014 - Round 5 - Beau Yates - ZN6 Toyota 86 - Post-ceremony burnouts - Front shot 8VicDrift 2014 - Round 5 - Michael Bonney - 2JZ-GTE S15 Nissan - Turn 2 exit - Rear quarter shot 1VicDrift 2014 - Round 5 - Beau Yates - ZN6 Toyota 86 - Tom Sabo - V8 S13 Nissan Silvia - Pits - Crowd around Beau engine bay 4VicDrift 2014 - Round 5 - Manic Racing cheer squad - Hill shot 1VicDrift 2014 - Round 5 - Beau Yates - ZN6 Toyota 86 - Khudar El-Haouli - Pits - Suspension set-up chat 1VicDrift 2014 - Round 5 - Tom Sabo - White S13 V8 Nissan Silvia - Pits - Post-event rubber splatter on rear bumber and quarter panel 4V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Friday - Michael Caruso - Dean Fiore - Nissan Altima - Turn 1 entry - Front three-quarter pan 3V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Friday - GT Practise - Black Ford GT - Turn 1 - Off-course excursion - rear three-quarter shot 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Friday - Chaz Mostert - Paul Morris - Turn 1 apex - Front three-quarter two-wheel pan 7V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Friday - Fabian Coulthard - Luke Youlden - VF Holden Commodore - Turn 1 gravel trap - Rear three-quarter pan 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Paul Dumbrell - Warren Luff - Podium ceremony - Champagne spray 3V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Michael Caruso - Nissan Altima - Robert Dahlgren - Volvo S60 - Turn 12 apex - Profile pan 4V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Mark Winterbottom - Steve Owen - Turn 9 apex - Rear three-quarter pan 2V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Lee Holdsworth - Erebus Mercedes AMG E63 - Post-crash flatbed profile shot 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Jason Bright - Outside garage signing 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Jason Bright - BOC Holden VF Commodore - Turn 9 gravel trap - Rear three-quarter pan 2V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Jamie Whincup - Paul Dumbrell - Red Bull Racing Australia - VF Holden Commodore - Pits - Post-race - Rear three-quarter wheel detail shot 4V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Friday - Pits - Garry Rogers looking at track - rear shot 3V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - FPR FG Falcon - Garth Tander Warren Luff VF Commodore - Scott McLaughlin Alex Premat Volvo S60 - Turn 1 - Falcon on two wheels shot 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Chaz Mostert - Paul Morris - FPR FG Ford Falcon - Main straight - Front three-quarter pan 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Craig Lowndes - Red Bull Racing Australia VF Holden Commodore - Turn 1 apex - Rear three-quarter two-wheel pan 5V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Australian GT - Brendan Cook - Martin Kingsley - Porsche 997 GT3 - Turn 9 exit - Post-off front pan 2V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - V8 Utes - Noel Edge - FG Ford Falcon - Turn 9 exit - Front three-quarter shot 6V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Scott McLaughlin - Volvo S60 - David Reynolds - FPR Falcon - Tim Slade - VF Holden Commodore - Turn 9 apex - Front three-quarter pan 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Robert Dahlgren - Volvo S60 - David Wall - DJR FG Ford Falcon - Turn 9 exit - Rear three-quarter pan 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Robert Dahlgren - Volvo S60 - David Wall - DJR FG Ford Falcon - Turn 9 entry - Front three-quarter pan 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Sandown 500 - Sunday - Rick Kelly David Russell - Nissan Altima - David Wall Steven Johnson - FG Ford Falcon - Turn 9 apex - Rear three-quarter overtake pan 1WRX Club Calder September 2014 - Grey 997 Porsche 911 Turbo - Jump - Front three-quarter pan 1WRX Club Calder September 2014 - Parade Lap - Maroon GC8 WRX sedan - Turn 3 apex - Front three-quarter tracking shot 4WRX Club Calder September 2014 - Dummy grid - Driver waiting in car 1VSCRC 2014 Round 4 - Phillip Island - Improved Production - Orange FB Mazda RX-7 - Turn 4 approach - Profile flame pan 1VSCRC 2014 Round 4 - Phillip Island - Sports Sedans - R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R - Pits - Rays Volk Racing RE30 wheel shot 9WRX Sandown October 2014 - Zoom Garage ZN6 Toyota 86 - Turn 2 exit - Front three-quarter pan 2WRX Sandown October 2014 - WR Blue Mica GDB blob-eye WRX STi - Barry Crocker - Pits - Top-down shot 2WRX Sandown October 2014 - Pits - Tom looking down pit lane - 1WRX Sandown October 2014 - Pits - Silver GV WRX STi - Profile shot 1WRX Sandown October 2014 - Daniel Sedgman - White Liberty wagon - Turn 3 apex - Front three-quarter pan - two wheels - 2WRX Sandown October 2014 - Champagne GC8 Impreza WRX STi coupe - WTAC car - Pits - Rear three-quarter shot 1WRX Sandown October 2014 - Black GR WRX - Pits - Front three-quarter wide shot 1Vella Collection - Family portrait 2Vella Collection - Whole shed wide shot 1VSSC 2014 - Round 6 - Sandown - Black E46 BMW M3 CSL - Pits - Driver and partner shot 1VSSC 2014 - Round 6 - Sandown - Tyre barrier - Shot through gap in Armco 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Phillip Island 400 - Sunday - Post-race - Scott McLaughlin - Car-top celebration 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Phillip Island 400 - Sunday - Field - HRT Holden Commodore - Nissan Altima - TWR HHA - Main straight - Rear three-quarter shot 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Phillip Island 400 - Sunday - Track Walk - Fan with Russell Ingall 1V8 Supercars 2014 - Phillip Island 400 - Garth Tander - HRT VF Holden Commodore - Pits - Front shot 3Rob Roy Historic Hillclimb 2014 - Maroon Peking To Paris MG - Front three-quarter rear shot 1Rob Roy Historic Hillclimb 2014 - Blue MGB Roadster - Paddock - Front detail shot 1WRXmas 2014 - Main straight - Group shot 1WRXmas 2014 - Pits - Green and Gosling 1WRXmas 2014 - Pits - drivers looking on as Barry Crocker approaches presentation table 1WRXmas 2014 - Pits - Daniel and partner at table 1WRXmas 2014 - Pits - White GDB bug-eye Impreza WRX STi - Rear three-quarter shot 186 Club Australia Mega Meet 2 2014 - Cream KE70 Toyota Corolla - Rear three-quarter pan 286 Club Australia Mega Meet 2 2014 - White Toyota ZN6 line-up - Rear light detail 186 Club Australia Mega Meet 2 2014 - Melbourne RC Drifters - White Nissan Sileighty - Pink JZX100 Toyota Chaser - Front three-quarter pan 1ADGP 2014-15 - Round 2 - Melbourne - Driftkhana - Kris Frome - R34 Nissan Skyline GT-T - Rear three-quarter shot 2ADGP 2014-15 - Round 2 - Melbourne - Nick Coulson - Jared Klinberg - Third place battle - Hairpin approach - Front three-quarter flaming tyre pan 2

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