The Rochlitzer's Raspberry Rocket

The Rochlitzer's Raspberry Rocket

December 02, 2019

Bonneville was the once racetrack home to the land speed record and as drag racing and hot rodding fan I was drawn to the mecca of speed. 

As a drag racing photographer I was keen to photograph cars with an interesting backdrop, and the landscape of Bonneville Salt Flats certainly provides that. On the one hand you almost have this white open air studio, but in the background you have a hilly desert landscape, you feel like you are on another planet, creating a cinematic sci-fi effect, which combined with cars which look like rockets, lunar landers and space buggies, your imagination can run wild. This ties this in with the ongoing theme in my work making you questions what is real or not real. I have forever been inspired by the moon landings of my childhood and films like Stanley Kubrick's 2001 Space Odessey. The cartoonish character of the Raspberry Rocket car is enhanced by the wide angle perspective I chose.

 




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Conventionally all our framed work is dry-mounted onto aluminium. This ensures a very flat image surface in the short and the long term. The prints are matted (window mounted) using a museum quality 100% cotton rag board especially manufactured to be compatible with the C-type archival Kodak photographic paper Richard uses. He makes the prints in his own dark room. The print sizes are taken from traditional photographic paper sizes. Traditionally with photographic prints they are signed and numbered on the back, they can be signed on the front of the mount by request.