Lara Platman – #Petrolheads

In this edition of Petrolheads

We meet award-winning motoring photographer and author Lara Platman.

Lara fell into photography during a fine arts degree. While working for Country Life magazine, she was sent to shoot the Goodwood Revival, which sparked a desire to photograph the action.

She captured the action in the pitlane, and did portraits of the racing drivers and the people at the event, too. And she started interviewing them. A trip to the Spa 6 Hours ignited a love of shooting at night and she went to get take pictures at other endurance races, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Lara has myriad other projects on the go, including a book of her portraits, and she’s restoring her beloved 1964 Land Rover.

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