A great story of the "my best shot" variety, over on Jalopnik—U.K. shooter Neill Watson tells how he got a popular shot of racing legend Sir Stirling Moss. "What makes it a winner? The ingredients. A world famous racing driver who is a household name globally, a bright red Italian racing car, a gorgeous blonde, lingerie, sunshine and blue skies."
The article concludes with a sentiment I've seen echoed so many times. "The reason why this image has proved to be popular, apart from the obvious successful ingredients of a pretty blonde and a famous driver, is that everyone else got the standard shot and turned away. I was the only person with a camera to his eye at that instant...."
(Thanks to Tom Brenholts)
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