Every time we road test a new motorcycle, our words are bolstered by a slick, sharp set of photos. But the twenty or so shots you see are just the tip of the iceberg.
We’re usually supplied with dozens more images, which have been selected and edited down from literally thousands of shots of all the journalists at the bike launch.
It’s a big operation, requiring unusual skills and a lot of experience to control. In the case of the huge Harley-Davidson Softail launch a few weeks ago, the man in charge was Stefano Gadda.
Stef also shoots for BMW, Triumph and Yamaha, plus car makers like Mercedes and Range Rover, and magazines such as Men’s Health. We asked him how he gets his shots, and how he deals with the pressure of a major motorcycle launch.…