Dan Bathie wins prestigious award

Spacesuit Media photographer Dan Bathie has won the Guild of Motoring Writers’ 2016 Audi Motorsport Photography Award.

The news was revealed at an awards ceremony tonight, held at the Royal Automobile Club in London.

According to the GOMW entry page: “The judges are looking for an innovative or instinctive angle on photographing vehicles or motorsport action in all its diverse outlets. The winner will be selected for his or her range of photographic techniques across the full selection of their entered work.”

Dan has been a central part of the Spacesuit team since the company’s inception in Spring 2016. Prior to that, Dan had already been working with the team under the Current E banner since  January 2015, when he was called in to cover the Buenos Aires round of the first Formula E season in place of Shiv Gohil for specialist Formula E media source Current E. Dan then joined Shiv as part of the regular Current E team from the European races onwards and has not looked back, attending all except one round in season two and, already in season three, both Donington Park tests, a couple of private preseason shoots, Hong Kong and Marrakesh.

Dan’s work speaks for itself,” says Ross. “We love his vibrant colours, emotion-filled portraiture, contextual and architectural shots and action-filled frames. We really do believe he is a special talent and we’re proud to feature his work across all of our channels.”

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