On June 1-2, the High Plains Raceway in Deer Trail, Colorado hosted 24 Hours of Lemons — an endurance race for cars that cost less than $500 — or as they call it, "Where Halloween Meets Gasoline, it's a breeding ground for morons." Jamie Kripke was there to capture the action.
In the spirit of the event, I assembled a lighting rig that I could wear on my back in order to be self sufficient and flexible. I knew I'd need plenty of fill light to both overpower the sun, and to brighten up the dark recesses of the pit areas. I was told by more than one person that my FrankenStrobe creation was very "Lemony."
It was the most fun I've had shooting in a long time. I was totally inspired by the creativity of the racers, and especially by the ingenuity of the mechanics, who definitely had their work cut out for them.
You can check out his full photo essay here