This is the shot I got for FT.com at the Bloodhound SSC trials that took place at Newquay Airport this month. The brief given by their picture editor was to go along and get a shot of the Super Sonic Vehicle "Bloodhound" and it's current driver, Andy Green. I heard that the driver would be doing a handshake session following the trial run and so decided to take up a decent position close to the barrier and capture a candid moment.
About Bloodhound SSC
The Bloodhound team are taking the SSC vehicle to a South African desert in 2108 where they hope to break the land speed record by travelling at 1000mph. For more info on the project visit the official Bloodhound website here.
This journal entry was published in October 2017.