Synchroballistic images from the 2008 Grand Prix Season, shot for the Red Bulletin, the (almost) impartial Formula One magazine. Shot on a specially adapted medium format analog panoramic camera, where the film moves past a narrow slit inside the camera during the exposure, matching the speed of the moving cars. As the camera is stationary, and the film moving, the background is "blurred" into horizontal lines while the moving cars are sharp. There are however subtle clues in the images that betray the temporal nature of the process, such as the Bridgestone logo on the tires being distorted around the tires circumference. These images are unretouched scans of the original negatives.

These were shot in Barcelona in February 2008 during the practice sessions and at the British Grand Prix in July. The last image is Lewis Hamilton passing the chequered flag as he wins the race at Silverstone.
Synchroballistic image of Sebastian Vettel testing his Toro Rosso Ferrari at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Fernando Alonso testing his Renault at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Rubens Barrichello testing his Honda at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Felipe Massa testing his Ferrari at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Heikki Kovalainen testing his McLaren-Mercedes at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Lewis Hamilton testing his McLaren-Mercedes at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Robert Kubica testing his BMW Sauber at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Lewis Hamilton testing his McLaren-Mercedes at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Mark Webber testing his Red Bull-Renault at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Kimi Räikkönen testing his Ferrari at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain in 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Kazuki Nakajima having a pit stop at Silverstone, prior to the British Grand Prix, 2008
Synchroballistic image of Fernando Alonso in the pit lane at Silverstone, 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Lewis Hamilton chasing Heikki Kovalainen in the second lap of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, 2008
Synchroballistic image of Sebastien Bourdais driving for Toro Rosso at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Lewis Hamilton racing in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, 2008.
Synchroballistic image of Lewis Hamilton winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in 2008.
As featured in issue 227 of the Red Bulletin, July 20th 2008
As featured in issue 227 of the Red Bulletin, July 20th 2008
As featured in issue 227 of the Red Bulletin, July 20th 2008

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