This was one of my scariest moments as a photographer. What you don’t see in this photo is the 100-meter (~330-foot) drop in front of me and the gale force wind from behind. Two minutes of light and then it was dark again.
A photographer trying to capture a “money shot” of a high-speed police chase recently got more than he bargained for when the fleeing suspect violently crashed his car and sent it hurtling straight at the photographer.
Photographing rally car racing from right next to the track can be extremely hazardous to your health. Here’s a 1-minute video that shows how one cameraman narrowly avoided getting squashed recently by a crashing and flipping rally car.
This must be every professional racing photographer’s nightmare: you’re sitting on a rickety perch, capturing the action, when a crash sends a flipping race car hurtling in your direction, taking out said perch and only narrowly missing you.