These “Dragster Driver” Portraits Make Them Look Like Super Heroes

All images by Benedict Redgrove and INK Studio. Used with Creative Commons permission.

Out of ideas for a photography project? Here’s one that should inspire you to make something brimming with out-of-the-box ideas and execution. Award-winning production studio INK collaborated with acclaimed commercial photographer Benedict Redgrove to create an edgy project titled Dragster Drivers. 

From the title alone, the London-based partnership seems like a collection of straightforward snaps of dragster drivers out in the tracks, behind the scenes, or dressed in their racing best. Maybe, it could even be somewhat like Kremer and Johnson Photography’s documentary portraits of the El Mirage racing scene. But, you’ll be surprised to know that, despite the human form and poses, there are no actual drivers in any of the Dragster Drivers photos.

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