Tour de France 2011

posted on 5th of july, 2011

It's not very often that a major sporting event happens around this rural area of France but this year the first three days of the famous Tour de France race were very close to where I live. I was really lucky that I was able to go to the first 2 days (only 1 hour drive from home) and got some great photos.

The first day was at Mont des Alouettes, where they come up the hill to the finish line with the windmill. I stood at around 500m from the finish. There had been some accidents so they were spaced out enough to get at least a few photos.

The second day I went to Les Essarts where they were doing team trials. It was brilliant because I got to see the start and the finish.

Not only did I have 2 great days taking photos all the ones I uploaded got accepted and it really boosted my portfolio.

Comments (5)

Posted by Fotosenmeer on July 15, 2011
Posted by Nero67 on July 06, 2011
Great images!!!
Posted by Egomezta on July 05, 2011
Great imagesm good luck. Congratulations.
Posted by Torasnapsfr on July 05, 2011
Thank you, I hope I do too. selling them is a bonus as I had such a fantastic time.
Posted by Neilmachin on July 05, 2011
Very lucky for you to have the event pass so close - I will only be able to see it on TV but I am sure it is a lot different to actually be there. Hope you get some good sales from your photos.

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