Through the lens of a 104-year-old camera

Through the lens of a 104-year-old camera

That’s because, unlike his contemporaries on the F1 circuit, the American photographer uses a Grafex 4×5 view camera from 1913. While the rest of the permanently accredited media shoot up to 20 frames per second in a bid for the perfect back page picture, Paul actively embraces the imperfections in his black and white portfolio. “I just want to make it more emotional,” he tells CNN, explaining it takes at least 30 seconds and he’s limited to 20 photos in a shoot. “Across Formula One there are so many guys…

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Simpson going nowhere despite Eagles' woes — and history shows why he shouldn't

Simpson going nowhere despite Eagles' woes — and history shows why he shouldn't

Updated July 26, 2017 20:08:23 Photo: Questions are being asked about Adam Simpson’s future as the Eagles battle for a finals spot. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) If Adam Simpson was unprepared for the dramatic changes of fortune an AFL coach can experience during the course of a season, he probably learnt quickly after taking the reins at West Coast in 2014. Three rounds into his fledgling career, Simpson’s Eagles were sitting pretty on top of the competition. His team went on to lose nine of its next 12 over the following…

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History moment for Ledecky as she claims 12th gold

History moment for Ledecky as she claims 12th gold

The Swimming World Aquatics Championships got underway on July 14 in Budapest. Performers at the opening ceremony welcomed some of the world’s best athletes to Hungary’s capital. Diving was one of the first disciplines to get underway. Here, Patrick Hausding of Germany competes in the men’s 1M springboard final. He finished fourth, just missing out on a medal. These world championships are the largest sporting event Hungary has ever hosted. A new swimming and diving arena — the Dagaly Budapest Aquatics Complex — was opened on the eastern bank of…

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Mercedes-Benz to join Formula E electric revolution

Mercedes-Benz to join Formula E electric revolution

Story highlights Mercedez-Benz to join Formula E from season six Motorsport giant leaves DTM series in “strategic repositioning” of activities The German marque, which has been the dominant forces in F1 — winning constructors’ championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 — will conclude its participation in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters series at the end of 2018 in what it calls “a strategic repositioning of its motorsport activities.” Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa was moved to tweet: “Critical moment for @DTM !! And @FIAformulaE growing a lot …” The Formula…

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