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High quality images from F1 accredited photographer, Kym Illman.

Kym Illman is the number one Formula 1 photographer on Instagram and the only Australian shooter to be permanently accredited.

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IMAGES LIVE FROM THE TRACK

From Thursday to Sunday, images uploaded minutes after being taken.

KYM’S BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEOS

Enjoy weekly videos from the world of Formula One.

F1 DRIVER CARLOS SAINZ HEADS TO FERRARI IN 2021

It’s official! Carlos Sainz has signed with Ferrari as the team’s second driver in season 2021. This is a huge jump for the Spaniard who will leave McLaren at the end of the year bound for the Maranello-based team. Note: This was recorded prior to Daniel’s announcement of his move to McLaren.

Kym’s Pre- & Post-Race Blog

THE 2020 AUSTRALIAN GP THAT NEVER WAS

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The first F1 race of the year never happened, with the organisers calling it off on Friday with thousands queued at the gates. So what happened?  View my YouTube video…

2019 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX POST-RACE BLOG

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For me, yesterday was all about this man! It was Nico Hülkenberg’s last F1 race for the foreseeable future, and I was rewarded photographically throughout the day, starting from the…

2019 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX PRE-RACE BLOG

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My day started out following Lando Norris on his track walk on what was a sensational day in the UAE. A while later I fluked finding Lewis heading out of…

KYMSTAGRAM

From the beaches of Lancelin to F1 tracks all over the world, follow @kymillman on Instagram to see all his latest posts.

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

Book a one to one video chat with photographer Kym Illman.

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.

Photography Store

Seen a picture of Kym’s that you love on social or mainstream media? All of Kym’s pictures are available worldwide for high-quality digital download, or as fine art prints in Australia only. To make a purchase, simply visit prostarpics.com and use the search function to find images you’re looking for. For example, for pictures of Daniel Ricciardo, search “Daniel Ricciardo”.

You can also order Kym’s photography books and postcards at the Kym Illman Photography Store.

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