Photography

Cycling photographer Camille McMillan crowdfunding book through Kickstarter (+ video)

Photographer Camille McMillan, a one-time editor at large of cycling journal Rouleur, is planning a book of his reportage style documenting of the sport over the past two decades – and wants your help to fund its publication via Kickstarter.

The London-based snapper is aiming to raise £20,000 for the project through the crowdsourcing site by Saturday 2 May.

When We Were Kings

January 16, 2015 - 18:00
joe.cox@rapha.cc

An exhibition of large scale photographic portraits featuring some of the great pro cyclists of the 60s and 70s captured in the present day, no longer in their prime. The incredible detail of the medium format black and white photographs are intensified and dramatised by the large scale of the images. Accompanying materials contain interviews with the riders and insights into their true personalities

Injured while cycling? Still got the scars? London publisher wants you for photo book

A London publisher is calling on cyclists who have been injured on the city’s streets to have their portraits taken - including their wounds – for a book that will be used to campaign for better road conditions for the capital’s bike riders.

The book, called Cycling Shouldn’t Hurt, is due to be published in the summer and is the first from a new London-based publishing company, Grayshon Editions.

Limited edition Gruber Images Calendar 2014 on sale now

If you’re into cycling photography, you’ll almost certainly have heard of husband-and-wife team Jered and Ashley Gruber, who spend their year following the sport around the world and come back with some stunning images – and now, you can buy an art quality calendar of their work, with the pictures suitable for framing afterwards.

L'Equipe releases Tour de France photo archive app for iPhone & iPad

French newspaper L’Equipe has trawled its unparalleled archive of Tour de France photographs for a new iPhone and iPad app released this week, with a fortnight to go until the 100th edition of the race gets under way on Corisca. Some of its pictures are also featured in an open-air exhibition on the railings of the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris.

How many bits make up a bike?

Eight hundred and ninety-three, apparently.

The image above is from a series produced by Canadian photographer Todd McLellan showing everyday objects reduced to their constituent parts. The bike in question is a 1980s Raleigh, and McLellan has also dismantled a fire extinguisher, a bedside clock radio, a typewriter, a chainsaw and a host of other familiar things. The book of the images, Things Come Apart, is published by Thames & Hudson and will be available soon.

www.toddmclellan.com/thingscomeapart

Share your bikes-on-trains photos and win a prize in the National Cycle Rail Awards Photography Competition

Those who attempt to take a bike on a train tend to find it a stressful experience, but the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) is keen to celebrate it, with a competiton to find the best photo of a bike on or around a train.

The National Cycle-Rail Awards Photography Competition, sponsored by Madison, gives two snappers the chance to win a Go-Pro camera simply by sending in their pics of cycling by train.

According to the rules:

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