Photo credit: Richard Thompson / Phase One
For the lucky few who happens to own a $2.5-million Pagani Huayra BC, spending another $50,000 on a camera probably isn’t a big issue. Photographer Richard Thompson was given this challenge to undertake on the streets of New York with a Phase One XF 100MP medium format camera kit. Since one of the locations, Long Island railroad, isn’t the safest of places to be, especially for a hypercar, police protection was brought in for the shoot. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“Thompson spent two months pre-visualizing the shoot and came up with images that couldn’t be made in single NYC locations, so he decided to shoot different portions on location and composite them during post-production. For a straight-on photo, Thompson used a Schneider Kreuznach 240mm LS f/4.5 IF lens with a 2x converter, giving him a focal length of 480mm,” reports Peta Pixel.