How to Photograph Cars

A new edition of ground breaking book ‘How to Photograph Cars’ is available now

The book takes a practical look at how to shoot outstanding pictures of cars in every situation from studio to location, static and at speed, in an accessible and highly visual style.

Featuring many images specially shot to illustrate the techniques described it takes the reader from the basics of choosing the right equipment through to shooting a magazine feature and covers the latest digital technology.

The book is aimed at both new and experienced photographers who are disappointed with their images taken at a club day or at the race track and want some insider tips from a pro’ on how to take better pictures.

James Mann is a UK based automotive photographer whose work appears in many of the UK’s top car magazines such as Autocar and Classic and Sports Car. As well as shooting for the car industry in Europe his work takes him all over the world photographing cars in exciting locations.

The new edition is published by Auto Focus Books the book is available below at a discount and from the website and at  here.

Shipping from this website 2nd class in the UK is just £3.20

First class and Europe is £5.80

ISBN no. is : 978-0-9956246-0-3

HTPC back cover

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Art of the Formula One Calendar Race Car 2024

This 16-month calendar, highlights 13 of the most exciting F1 race cars from 70-plus years of competition, captured in the studio portraits of master automotive photographer James Mann.

The photographs in The Art of the Formula 1 Race Car 2024 showcase greats such as Ferrari, McLaren, Williams, Lotus, Brabham, Mercedes, and more, portraying the vehicles’ engineering and technological brilliance and also their inherent beauty—the captivating result of Formula 1’s mix of competition, creativity, and technical ingenuity that makes these racers works of mechanical art.

This 12″ × 12″ wall calendar includes a convenient opening page showing the months of September, October, November, and December 2023, followed by individual pages for the months of 2024.

Keep yourself on track throughout the year while enjoying Formula 1’s most intriguing and successful race cars from the 1950s to today.

For UK delivery only