In Mirco Lazzari MotoGP photography

A beautiful shot

Welcome to the 9th appointment with the column ‘Mirco Lazzari portrays  MotoGP’.  For all 19 races of  2014 season, we will follow the MotoGP championship through the lens of Mirco Lazzari, master of sports photography and MotoGP official photographer.
Along with him and his tutorials, we will discover the secrets of the sports image and the ‘behind the scenes’ of the most exciting two wheels Championship of the world.

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Title:Nicky Hayden
Location: Sachsenring cuit
Date: 12th July, 2013
Time: 14.29:11

Photographer’s insight:

Sachsenring is not a huge circuit but for what photography is concerned is a kind of playground and it is one of my favorite tracks. Various kinds of curves, descents, climbs and fans give me the possibility to take a lot of pictures.

For example this one: it was Saturday afternoon, during the free practice session before qualifying (that is the time in which, if everything is ok, I can spend a couple of minutes in looking for particular photos) and the weather was good.

So I climbed up a hill and through some trees, I could take this picture with two effects: speed and nature

Technical Data:
Camera: Nikon D4
Focal Length: 70/200 mm with converter 1.4
1/15 of a second
Aperture Diaphragm: 32

Weather Conditions: a little bit cloudy.

Who is Mirco Lazzari?
Mirco Lazzari was born in Castel San Pietro (BO) in 1961. His MotoGP and Formula1 pictures were first published by Grazia Neri and then by Getty. Mirco, one of the Nikon official photographers who won several international awards, has been working with RTR Sports Marketing for what MotoGP pictures are concerned. For years, his best photos have been collecting in an amazing photographic book ‘Una vita a 300 – A life in the fast lane’: you can buy the last edition on Amazon, through this link.

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Riccardo Tafà
Riccardo Tafà
Riccardo was born in Giulianova, graduated in law at the University of Bologna and decided to do something else. After a stint at ISFORP (public relations training institute) in Milan, he moved to England. He began his career in London in PR, first at MSP Communication and then at Counsel Limited. Then, following his unhealthy passion for sport, he moved to Jean Paul Libert's SDC and started working in two and four-wheelers, this was in 1991/1992. A brief move to Monaco followed, where he worked alongside the owner of Pro COM, a sports marketing agency founded by Nelson Piquet. He returned to Italy and started working in the first person as RTR, first a consulting firm and then a sports marketing company. 
Back in 2001 RTR won the ESCA award for the best sports MKTG project in Italy in the year 2000. Among other things, RTR obtained the highest score among all categories and represented Italy in the ESCA European Contest. From that moment on, RTR will no longer participate in other national or international awards. Over the years he takes some satisfaction and swallows a lot of toads. But he is still here, writing in a disenchanted and simple manner, with the aim of giving practical (unsolicited) advice and food for thought.
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