Amelia Concours Highlight: 1914 Mercedes 115HP

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With Pebble Beach just around the corner and the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance quickly approaching, we wanted to begin sharing some of our favorite cars from the 2104 Amelia Concours.  This month we’re featuring the stunning 1914 Mercedes 115HP Grand Prix racer.  The car was brought to Amelia to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mercedes’ 1-2-3 victory at the 1914 French Grand Prix held in Lyons.  The very next year, Ralph de Palma won the Indy 500 in the #2 115HP.   The #28 was raced by the Mercedes factory until sold to Count Louis Zborowski who continued competing in the car until 1922.  For more information and photos of this great series of racers, visit conceptcarz.com.

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115HP with Grand Prix setup – photo courtesy: Daimler AG – emercedesbenz.com

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Tina & Lou’s Gorgeous Ritz-Carlton Wedding

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Who wants another wedding post?  This afternoon we’re featuring another one of our May weddings – this time Tina and Lou’s wonderful wedding at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.  The inviting green grass and beautiful spring morning made for a wonderful outdoor wedding – complete with a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean.  After the ceremony, the couple hosted a picture-perfect brunch reception on the scenic oceanfront lawn.  Oh, and be sure to check out Tina’s great shoe selection for her wedding day in the photos below!

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Wedding & Reception Location: Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

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Automotive Lifestyle Shoot with the BMW Resort Driving Tour

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Again this year we had the pleasure of photographing an automotive lifestyle shoot for the BMW Resort Driving Tour.  This year we took out a 2014 BMW 550i and 640i Convertible.  On our photographic adventure, we stopped at some of our favorite spots for photos, went exploring, found a peacock, went into downtown Fernandina, and spilled ice cream on ourselves… okay, so technically, I spilled the ice cream.  Then there was that whole bit about accidentally taking the keys home with me – but we won’t talk about that.  Want your own chance behind the wheel?  The BMW Resort Driving Tour travels to a variety of luxury resorts each year – offering registered guests the chance to take out a new BMW for several hours of fun on the roads.

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Weiyi & Wish’s Royal Ritz-Carlton Engagement Celebration

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Just last weekend, we had the pleasure of spending Friday evening with Weiyi and Wish, a great couple who celebrated their engagement with close friends at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.  Rich with friendship and tradition, the couple had a wonderful evening along the peaceful Atlantic Ocean – finishing the evening at the world-class restaurant, Salt.

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Reception Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

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2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance – Shooting for McLaren

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It has proven a very busy week between a few shoots, a few meetings, and a ton of work on post-Concours distribution and promotion.  But more on that once things settle down.  For the second year in a row, McLaren had a presence at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance – and for the second year in a row, we’ve had the pleasure of providing photography coverage for them!  A lot of people would say that the main event of the Concours is the awards ceremony, but I bet the majority of the people in the picture above would beg to differ – several hundred people gathered to see the unveiling of this beautiful P1.

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But that wasn’t all.  With McLaren’s 50th anniversary underway, the manufacturer had its own class, filled with unique and stunning racers from the first four decades of McLaren.  As with previous years, we used our ND filter to capture some unique full-sun time exposures such as the one above.  Also new to the field in Amelia was this stunning example of McLaren Special Operations – the MP4-12C below has over 20 unique elements that make your car stand out from a ‘regular’ McLaren (as if they needed any help)…  All in all, it was again a wonderful pleasure to shoot for the McLaren.

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