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KYM’S BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEOS
Enjoy weekly videos from the world of Formula One.
The F1 Drivers who Rule Instagram
On October 14, 2020 I researched all of the drivers’ Insta stats via Phlanx.com and this is an accurate snapshot of the data produced that day.
Mums of the 2020 F1 drivers
Meet the mums of the 21 2020 F1 drivers in this video. There's only one with a racing past but they are all interesting in their own right.
F1 opens Covid races up to more photographers
With 7 races to go in this disrupted 2020 season, F1 has announced they will allow more photographers back to the track. Will I be going? Watch this to find out.
The Top 20 F1 "Characters of the Paddock"
In this video I introduce you to my top 20 most popular "characters of the paddock" based on the number of Instagram likes they receive on the post.
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Kym’s Pre- & Post-Race Blog
20 of the 21 2020 F1 drivers are active on Instagram – some more active than others obviously. The one driver who doesn’t have an Instagram presence is Seb Vettel. …
The wives and girlfriends of the current crop of 2020 F1 drivers are a diverse bunch. These are strong, independent women from a variety of countries. My Wives and Girlfriends…
For as long as I can remember, F1 has always drawn the rich and the famous to the sport. Sports stars, rock stars, models, celebrities and world leaders have all…
It’s not just the images, it’s the way he phrases the captions. It’s his personal style as opposed to a team of content generators that don’t necessarily engage at that level with audiences.
Dr. Kathrina Wolf, Social media expert, Curtin University professor
Listen to Kym’s recent interview on
the Formula1Blog Podcast
In this episode of the Formula1Blog, host Todd McCandless chats with Kym about his experiences on the track (and behind the scenes) of the Formula 1 Grand Prix 2017 season and Kym’s journey from F1 enthusiast to full-blown accredited photographer.
ONE TO ONE WITH KYM
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Join Kym for a one to one video chat about your favourite aspect of F1. You set the agenda! Life in the paddock, your favourite team/driver, a photography lesson or advice on how to get into the sport; whatever your focus, Kym is happy to oblige in these exclusive 30 minute private video chats.
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