The Mazda 787 is probably the most distinctive endurance racing engine sound ever created. It's turbocharged four rotor Wankel engine design has been described as sounding like a knife scything through a silk sheet. So when came time to record the sound for the Forza Motorsport car list, they needed their ear defenders in. The Mazda 787 rotary engine is turbocharged and … [Read more...] about Mazda 787 Racer – Recording The Sound for Forza Motorsport
Photography & Video
The modern hybrid digital cameras currently in the marketplace are blurring the boundaries between still photography and video as never before. Car photography is traditionally at the cutting edge of any new camera technology.
We look at some of the remarkable car photography and video creations out there and celebrate some of the great work in the field of automotive photography.
A spot of car and camera geekery for you. Each year Motor Trend Channel heads out to a deserted airsrtip in California to film their Worlds Greatest Drag Race. This year, they've got a great cross section of cars, but for the action camera fans here, take a look at the cool DJi Global drone getting the overheads and cool crane style shots. There's probably more GoPros here … [Read more...] about Worlds Greatest Drag Race and the DJi Global
Really cool BTS reel here. Lots and lots of gear, from a Cineflex on a helicopter to Red Epic and GoPros. The Crown Range in New Zealand has 47 corners, 1076 metres elevation and 10.4km long. The country's highest paved road. Check out how Mad Mike and the production team created this amazing clip. … [Read more...] about Behind The Scenes on Red Bull Conquer the Crown
For those of you muttering CGI, take a look at this superb movie showing the behind The Scenes of this Shell Ferrari TV advert from 2011. A great prodcution, some superb aerial co-ordination too. … [Read more...] about Shell Ferrari In Flight Refuelling – The Making Of
Why use CGI to make a car swing back and forth on a pendulum when you can do it for real? Here's a behind the scenes video of the latest Lexus GS and GS-F Sport TV ad. Find out what it takes to swing a 4,800lb car through the air. … [Read more...] about Behind The Scenes – The Lexus GS Hypnotize Commercial