Cycle of life
Chris Hoy, well established cyclist and Lucy Garner, promising new athlete on the cusp of a great career. Recently Chris has been mentoring talented young cyclists like Garner as part of the Sky Academy Sports Programme.
This shoot was shoehorned into a Sky shooting schedule, a media schedule and a racing schedule, and as such took place in a terrible hurry outside an inn in Wilmslow! It was pre-lit with the help of the photographer from Sky, so my two subjects could get in position very quickly; with jobs like this it’s essential to avoid head scratching once your subjects are there, as you’ve literally minutes before they’re snatched away.