Entries by Ian Skelton

News Photography: RAF 100 Centenary Flypast

“Not since the coronation has there been as many aircraft taking part than in the RAF 100 Centenary Flypast” When you see a headline like that, as a photographer you’ve got to go & capture a small piece of history. The RAF 100 Centenary Flypast had been publicised in the press & online that 100 aircraft would […]

News Photography: Saddleworth Moor Fires

“Anybody near Manchester & available to cover the Saddleworth Moor fires?” Saddleworth Moor Fires, was the attention grabbing title of an email that landed in my inbox one evening from Spacesuit Media.  They were casting the net to see if any of their photographers were able to cover this ever developing story. “….I’m not, I’m down […]

Motorsport Photography: Spa Summer Classic 2018

Spa Summer Classic 2018 The Spa Summer Classic 2018 is a great Classic Motor Racing Festival held at one of the popular race tracks in Europe. It attracts many visitors over the relaxed 3 day race weekend event. This was my first time to the famous Spa-Francorchamp circuit in Belgium. I was looking forward to seeing […]

Commercial Photography: Motorsport Sponsorship

Abingdon CARnival Rally 2018 has come around, all cameras & batteries are checked, packed & I’m off to Abingdon in Oxfordshire. This year it would be a touch more special for me…not only was it to be R Kid, Nick driving the Escort. This year would see the first appearance of Motorsport Sponsorship on the […]

Motorsport Photography: 2018 Monaco Historic Grand Prix

2018 Monaco Historic Grand Prix I have a little thing in my head, that I call a ‘Balcony Moment’. This is when you are sitting somewhere, on a hotel balcony with a cheeky glass of something cold. Looking at an amazing view, thinking “how on earth did I get here?!” Then you remember a moment […]

Motorsport Photography: 2018 Silverstone Classic Press Day

2018 Silverstone Classic Press Day It’s always a pleasure being at the iconic Silverstone Race Circuit. The 2018 Silverstone Classic Press Day is a real fun relaxed day with great cars. Many teams & drivers bring their cars along as a Test Session to get a few more useful miles on their belts. A chance to practice […]

Event Photography: Greenpower Renishaw Goblins

Greenpower Renishaw Goblins at Wotton-under-Edge I love being a photographer & in particular a Motorsport Photographer. You just never know what or where you will be shooting next. One minute I can be in the Pit Lane at Le Mans & the next in a company carpark in Gloucestershire. Today I was covering Greenpower Renishaw […]

Motorsport Photography: Pre Monaco Historique shakedown

Forza Historic Racing Pre Monaco Historique shakedown at Pembrey ” Hi, its Nick from Forza Historic Racing Team. I don’t know if you’re free on Thursday? We’re taking the cars to Pembrey for a Pre Monaco Historique shakedown…fancy coming down?” I love phone calls like that…!!! The Masters Historic Racing Test Day at Brands Hatch […]