Best of Lapinski 2014

Well that’s it for 2014. I have a tendency after about a month to no longer like photos I have taken. This is how I hopefully continue to improve; take mistakes and build from them. I have grown an interest in photographing sunsets in 2014, so here is the one that turned out the best.

Scenes from the Streets of Long Beach

The Streets of Long Beach have a 40-year history of hosting some of the West Coast’s best racing. From Formula 1 to Formula Drift, many famous drivers have braved its varied surfaces and concrete walls. This year I spent the Grand Prix weekend not so much looking for a story, but just for visuals during […]

A Day (or Three) at the Races

The Long Beach Grand Prix is a race weekend I look forward to every year, though it’s easily one of the most exhausting events from a photographer’s standpoint. The 24/25 hour races certainly take their toll, especially if you can manage to stay awake through the whole thing, but the LBGP’s wacky schedule and sheer […]

The Long Beach Grand Prix: Day 3

The rain was all but a memory as everyone dragged themselves back to the GP circuit for the third day. The ALMS teams had packed up and gone, leaving their paddock empty save a smattering of show cars and classic Ferraris. But excitement was still in the air, as the weekend’s main event was still […]

The Long Beach Grand Prix: Day 1

I woke up late on Friday morning to a torrential downpour and a bunch of amazing rain racing photos on Facebook.  Not wanting to miss my chance to get my own amazing rain racing photos, we rushed down to Long Beach just in time to find a bunch of cancelled practice and qualifying sessions. Bummer.