This annual event, part of the Nelson Arts Festival, is a lot of fun. I came away with not only a heap of interesting images, but feeling good about the world. There was so much energy and creativity on show, people were having such a good time.
In the assembly area the scene is almost bewildering: so many subjects it’s difficult to select a target. I concentrated on heads and faces for a start:
I managed to get up to this event this year, for the first of two days racing. It’s a spectacular scene, the beauty and tranquility of this alpine lake rather modified by thee presence of these awesome machines. The course was a bit short for the big guys, which probably knocked 20 or 30 km/hr off their top speeds (which the knowledgeable bloke next to me said was 240-250 km/hr!). Here’s a starter: