The Tour of France 2015 – Photo Report

Col de Peyresourde,France- July 23, 2014: Upper view of the peloton climbing the road to Col de Peyresourde in Pyrenees Mountains during the stage 17 of  Le Tour de France on 23 July 2014.

Citeste in romaneste 2015 represented my 5th participation as a photographer at the biggest cycling competition, the Tour of France. The first two Editions (2011-2012) have been the result of some random crosses of my touristic trips with the roads of the Tour. Starting with the 2013 edition, which was … Continue reading

Freedom

Paraglider flying over the volcanic mountains in the Massif Central, France in a beautiful autumn evening.

Citeste in romana Most of the times I get my favorites photos in two determined moments of a photographic session. It is either at the beginning when I take the first photos (in the adaptation phase) when I am not yet very well familiarized with the subject and I’m still … Continue reading

The Project : www.procyclingimages.com

Citeste in romaneste Procyclingimages.com is one of my projects that I am very fond of. This may be so, because I am very passionate about bicycle riding and of course Le Tour de France. Having the opportunity of living in France, I have succeeded in close observing, “live” as you … Continue reading

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

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

Sailing…..

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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

Man Running Among Falling Leaves

Image of a man running among falling leaves in a park in autumn. It is important to work out in any season. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Dreamstime

Surfers Admiring the Sunset

Citeste in limba romana Image of the silhouettes of three surfers admiring the sunset on the coastline in Plouharnel, in western France, in Brittany. If you are passionate about surfing, these places are worth visiting. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Shutterstock  See other natural wonders … 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

The Peloton

Citeste in limba romana The second stage of TDF attended by me this year was the 12th stage during the climbing of the category I ascent to Col du Granier. My intention was to capture images of the peloton, including many cyclists during this climb. This is a good image … 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

Kendo Fight

Citeste in limba romana Aspect of a Kendo fight in a traditional Japanese temple in Kyoto. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image on DreamstimeDiscover a completely different world visiting my gallery with images from Japan.

Badminton

Citeste in limba romana Image of few shuttlecocks and a badminton racket on the floor with interesting reflections. I photographed this image in a respite moment of a badminton match. I didn’t plan any special shooting, it only happened I had my camera near me. In that situation I did … 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

Effort

Citeste in limba romana Close-up image of the cyclist Bookwalter Brent (BMC Racing Team) climbing the category H mountain pass Aubisque,from Pyrenees mountains in the 13th stage of the 2011 edition of “Le Tour de France”, the biggest cycling race in the world.The winner of this edition was his teammate … Continue reading

Yellow jersey

Citeste in limba romana Image of a group of cyclists including The Yellow Jersey (Thomas Voeckler-Team Europecar) climbing the category H mountain pass Aubisque in the 13th stage of the 2011 edition of “Le Tour de France”, the biggest cycling race in the world. This year I had the opportunity … Continue reading

Urban Bicycle Ride

Panning image of a young woman riding her bicycle in a traditional city square. You can buy this image here My portfolio on iStockphoto

Drift King of Europe championship-Cluj Napoca

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Happiness

Good conceptual images with a positive message are always great for stock photography.