August 24th, 2016

Randy Wells | Automotive Photojournalist | Writer | Director of Photography

NEW PORTFOLIO IMAGES JUST UPLOADED!

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August 24th, 2016

Posted in Tunes / Vinyl Blog, Video / Film Blog by Randy Wells

THE DOORS FIRST ALBUM

On this day 50 years ago, and for the next eight days after that, The Doors recorded their first album at Sunset Sound in Hollywood. That’s where the rock group laid down their distinctive sound on tape with producer Paul Rothchild and engineer Bruce Botnick. Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, John Densmore, and Larry Knechtel all played on the record. More

August 19th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Porsche Blog by Randy Wells

BLUE

I love the website Gear Patrol. Here’s what they had to say about the color blue on a Porsche 911.

Gear Patrol

August 16th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Video / Film Blog by Randy Wells

COLOR PSYCHOLOGY from Lilly Mtz-Seara on Vimeo.

COLOR AND THE VISUAL ARTS

Photographers, cinematographers, and directors looking for a subliminal way to make scenes resonate emotionally will find this video helpful. It shows how color inspires us – both positively and negatively. More

August 12th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM.

Brooke’s Institute in Santa Barbara, CA closed its doors today after 70 years. I suppose it’s not surprising that America’s leading school in photography might fail when support of the arts has declined to such an extent. Very sad sign of the times.

(Photo: Courtesy of NASA)

August 11th, 2016

MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION 2016

One week from today begins the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion celebrating the 100th Anniversary of BMW. Approximately 550 vintage race cars will be there to compete in one of the world’s premier motoring event.

In the days leading up to and surrounding this spectacle are a multitude of car shows, auctions, and the famed Pebble Beach Concours de Elegance. For 900 Porsches, check out the Werks Reunion on Friday the 19th at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel.

August 5th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Porsche Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

OFF THE BEATEN PATH II

Here’s the second in a series of memorable off-the-beaten-path road trips featured in the current issue of Road Scholars Magazine. In the June issue we explored a John Steinbeck inspired inland journey from L.A. to Monterey. This month we hit the coast with Jack Kerouac on the road from San Francisco to the Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Enjoy!

Great Drives from S.F. to Monterey

Great Drives from L.A. to Monterey

August 1st, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Porsche Blog by Randy Wells

GREAT SHOOT WITH SINGER VEHICLE DESIGN!

Thanks to all at Singer – Rob, Deb, Mathew, Tim, and Seamus – for a tremendous time in Sun Valley, Idaho! Look for a publication soon.

Singer Vehicle Design

July 26th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

THE BRUTAL TRUTH

Do we need more photographers? Here’s one man’s opinion. In the meantime, do work that matters. More

July 20th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

SIMPLE LIVING

Not sure I’ll ever get there, but it sure seems appealing to someone who’s got too much stuff.

Simple living is defined as voluntarily finding a less complicated lifestyle. It can include reducing one’s possessions (minimalism), increasing self-sufficiency (living off-the-grid), and/or focusing on a number of stress/distraction reducing disciplines: spirituality, health, balancing work–life, and spending quality time with your real family of friends.

(Photographer: Unknown)

July 15th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Porsche Blog by Randy Wells

THE LUGGAGE COLLECTOR

And now for something completely different. If you ever wanted a look at an awesome Porsche luggage collection here’s your chance. Thanks to Road Scholars Magazine for allowing Chris Stavros and I to share his story with readers.

Road Scholars Magazine

July 7th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE WITH HASSELBLAD

The world’s first medium format mirrorless camera has arrived, the Hasselblad X1D-50c. It is smaller and lighter than either the Canon 5Ds or Leica SL and features a 50-megapixel CMOS sensor from the H6D. With an ISO range of 100 to 25600 and a dynamic range of up to 14 stops, it’ll shoot full 1080 HD video, but not 4K. More

July 3rd, 2016

Posted in Travel Blog, Uncategorized by Randy Wells

CELEBRATE AMERICA

Have a great 4th of July and get out there wherever you are… There’s lots to do like car shows, cook-outs, outdoor concerts, and fireworks displays. Enjoy!

June 29th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Porsche Blog by Randy Wells

NEW PANAMERA

Porsche’s newly announced Panamera is good looking. This should increase sales for what already is the hot ticket item in many metropolitan areas. The 2016 face lift will also make my job easier as a photographer. I love it.

(Photo courtesy Porsche AG)

June 25th, 2016

Posted in Photography Blog, Porsche Blog by Randy Wells

SPIEL COVER

Thanks to the editor and art director at the PCA PNWR Spiel newsletter for featuring my photograph on the cover of their June issue! Dig that Rohr Porsche 911 GT1!

June 21st, 2016

Posted in Porsche Blog, Racing / Auto Blog by Randy Wells

PORSCHE WINS LE MANS FOR THE 18TH TIME

Porsche’s 919 Hybrid #2 with Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) driving took the checkered flag in first overall when Toyota faltered on track with three minutes to go in the 24 hour race.

The second Porsche 919 Hybrid wearing #1, shared by reigning endurance world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU), had a long stop for repairs at night, fought back, and finally finished 13th overall.

(Photo: courtesy Porsche AG)