From the Archives: Martin Finnegan 2007 Southern 100

September 11, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Martin Finnegan 2007 Southern 100.Martin-Finnegan-Southern-100-2007-Tony-Goldsmith-59Martin Finnegan at Church Bends during the 2007 Southern 100 road races on the Isle of Man. By motorcycle racing photographer Tony Goldsmith.

I thought I'd take a look back at the first event I photographed as an accredited photographer.

It was 2007 at the Southern 100 and I've picked this image of the late Martin Finnegan at Church Bends.  I think the rider in the background is Paul Dobbs who sadly is also no longer with us.

Images such as this are a stark reminder of how cruel the sport we love can sometimes be.

Photo details:

  • Camera: Nikon D200
  • Lens: Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8
  • Focal Length: 155mm
  • ISO: 640
  • Exposure: 1/640th second at f/9
  • Mode: Shutter Priority

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