I was invited again to photograph the 2010 Las Vegas EnduroCross. This is a feature rich race with so many obstacles its crazy. There are huge boulders and log jumps, water hazards and gigantic tire jumps. Crashes are to be expected with the number of obstacles. I have seen many crashes, some right in front of me, and very few injuries. This is a very tough race and the winner is very deserving! This race was held at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV. What is so great about the race is that for the spectator, they can see every inch of the track from their seats. I love all things motorcycle, and racing is at the top of the list. I raced motocross when I was much younger, this gives me a slight advantage when photographing these events. Understanding how things happen in motocross allows me to predict what might happen next. I really like covering the EnduroCross series because everything is so close, I can capture the action and be within 1-2 feet of the racers. This give the viewer a perspective not generally seen in a typical motocross race. The only challenge to these events is poor lighting. So having a camera with low light capabilities is necessary. Otherwise the images will blur and those images never sell. If you get the chance to cover one of these races, make sure to move around the track so you have several angles. You will find most of the racers are happy to pose for the camera, and some will seek you after the race is done, they need those images for their portfolio as much as you do.
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