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The Man with a Unique Profession
Kym Illman is one of the few regular Formula 1 photographers who has made a significant impact in the racing world in a very short time.
Inside My Camera Bag
I bought a Canon 10D many years ago and just kept adding to my arsenal....
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F1 staff tangled up in Italian red tape
The vaccination status of Italian F1 personnel, who received their Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in Bahrain, is tied up in red tape...
Kym Illman, the most followed Formula 1 photo-journalist on Instagram
"You definitely feel alive when a car passes you, it's terrifying. It's an electrifying atmosphere..."
LEWIS HAMILTON'S DOG
"Lewis Hamilton is one of the most popular figures in Formula One today. One aspect of his personal life is his British bulldog, Roscoe..."
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE AN F1 PHOTOGRAPHER
"Formula 1 is the most exciting sport to follow, and one of the very few I..."
KYM'S F1 GEAR
Formula 1 photography requires some specialist gear, and the equipment used...
NETFLIX'S DRIVE TO SURVIVE CREW
Given the docuseries’ massive success, Drive to Survive has brought in a whole...
MICK SCHUMACHER GIRLFRIEND
The girl in the photo was believed to be Justine Huysman, who is apparently dating the Haas driver.
F1 PERSONNEL GET COVID VACCINE
Kym receives his first jab in Bahrain so he can safely continue to take photos around the world in 2021.
WIVES AND GIRLFRIENDS OF F1 DRIVERS
Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of F1 drivers enjoying time with their partners in crime: their wives and girlfriends!
HOW TO CULL, EDIT, AND SUBMIT IMAGES
Just shot thousands of images, and you’re not sure what to do with them all? Discover how to cull, edit, and submit your images to your clients in record time, with tips & tricks from Kym Illman.
THE LIFE OF F1 PHOTOGRAPHER, KYM ILLMAN
It can be challenging to stand out in a word of copycats and clichés, so how do Kym’s images manage to shine the brightest? It’s much more than simply shooting cars racing around a track.
PHOTOGRAPHING IN THE FASTEST LANE
They say it’s easier to become an F1 driver than becoming an F1 photographer, so in 2017, Kym put himself up to the challenge.
THE RICCIARDO'S AND A 132-YEAR-OLD BOTTLE
What does Renault F1 star, Daniel Ricciardo, and the world’s oldest message in a bottle have in common? A lot more than you might think!