Story of “Le Tour de France” 2013

Col de Manse, France- July 16, 2013: Three cyclists Richie Porte (front), Christopher Froome (Yellow Jersey) and Alberto Contador (behind) riding fast on a plain road after the ascension to Col de Manse during the stage 16 of 100th edition of Le Tour de France 2013. During the 2013 edition … Continue reading

Le Tour de France Action

Le Pont Landais,France-July 10, 2013: The Yellow Jersey ( Chris Froome, Great Britain) pass through a group of excited spectators in front of the Mont Saint Michel monastery, during the stage 11 of the edition 100 of Le Tour de France 2013, a time trial between Avranches and Mont Saint … Continue reading

The Peloton in Mountains

Col de Pailheres,France- July 06 2013: The peloton climbing the road to Col de Pailheres in Pyrenees Mountains during the stage 8 of the 100 edition of Le Tour de France on 6 July 2013. To shoot this image I spent about 5 hours before the peloton arrived at this … Continue reading

The Peloton

Image of the peloton riding fast, during the first stage of the famous road bicycle race Paris-Nice, on March 4, 2013 in Saint-Pierre-lès-Nemours. Their speed is about 70-80 km/h. If you are not fast enough you can loose any picture. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image … Continue reading

Portrait of a Cyclist in Action

This year I attended for the first time few stages in one of the most famous one week stage races Paris- Nice known as “The Race to the Sun”.This image shows an environmental portrait of the Belgian cyclist Debusschere Jens from Lotto-Belisol team, riding during the prologue of the 2013 … Continue reading

2013 Project

This is the last image from the 2012 edition of my POW project on my blog. It was published automatically in the last minute of 2012, while I was around the Eiffel Tower trying to capture the magnificent fireworks show there. If I have enough time during the next year, … Continue reading

High Speed Cycling

Citeste in limba romana The time trial stage between Bonneval and Chartres was the third stage of TDF attended by me this year. The weather was very good with exceptional lighting conditions, a sunny day with few clouds which acted as very useful natural soft-boxes. The stage was close to … Continue reading

Two Cyclists

Citeste in limba romana July is the month of  Tour de France, one of the biggest road cycling races in the world. Last year I photographed just one stage of the competition. This year, I want to photograph three kind of stages: a flat stage, a mountain climbing stage and … Continue reading

Bikes of Saxo Bank-Sungard Team

Citeste in limba romana Image of Specialized spare bicycles on the roof of the race car of Saxo Bank-Sungard cycling team on the last kilometers of the category H mountain pass Aubisque climb, during the 13th stage of Le Tour de France 2011. This was  Alberto Contador’s team. You can … Continue reading