ABOUT ME

 

Professional motorsport creative, from photography to graphic design.

Fueled by a passion for all things fast and colourful, I enjoy all aspects of motorsport regardless of if i am behind the camera, behind the wheel or just behind the catch-fence.

Motorsport and Creative media started out as hobbies, which have grown to be my profession as my work became sought after. Self-taught in both photography and design, and taking pride in the work i produce, 2014 was the year it all stepped up a gear. I now attend around 100 motorsport events a year. Having taken over half a million photos, with work published in over 100 countries through many publications, i had an estimated audience reach of over 5 million in 2014.
I have worked for many professional race teams and championships supplying media content, including photography, film and graphic design, and offer printing services to cater for their creative needs.
I am always looking for exciting new opportunities to produce creative content within motorsport, so if you would like to work together then please get in touch.

NAME: Stu Stretton     AGE: 22

EMAIL: stu@stustretton.com

PHONE: 0795 123 1191

Self Taught Photographer & Designer. Motorsport addict. Occasional Racer.

WORKING WITH

Awarded Best Professional Image BTCC 2014 - TouringCarTimes.com

Internationally published in over 100 countries

Adobe Certified Creative Design Associate

Estimated audience of over 5 million sets of eyes in 2014

Over half a million photos taken

Accredited professional motorsports photographer

1st Class Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Motorsport)

Self-taught creative designer and photographer

Award Winning, Internationally Published Motorsport Photography.

I pride myself on my work. Having spent the time learning the core elements of photography and how a camera works, i pride myself on fully understanding how to use the camera to produce the high quality work you can see published worldwide. To me photography is not just a result of the camera, but also of the photographer.
   It started out as a hobby, and as my photographic style developed so did the interest in my work. Today i work as a professional motorsport creative, supplying quality
   media which has won awards and been published worldwide.

             I have been privileged to have worked with some of the best racing teams and drivers across a variety of motorsport disciplines, while my work has won awards and
             been published worldwide.
             In 2013-2015 i worked with MG Motors at the pinicle of British saloon car racing, on their way to becoming the British Touring Car Manufactures Champions, and
                       was honored to be awarded the accolade of 'Best professional image in the BTCC 2014' by TouringCarTimes.com.
                       I have also covered short oval racing, drag racing, drifting, karting, circuit racing, promotional events and other motorsport events.
                          In 2016 i have been appointed official photographer for Whilton Mill Kart Club, Forest Edge Kart Club and Hoddesdon Kart Club, and will also cover
                          many other motorsport events.

                                     I use Nikon DSLR camera equipment and a variety of professional lenses, with images processed in Adobe Lightroom.
                                      My work is avalible to publications, PR outlets and drivers/teams in high quality digital or printed formats.

Order Digital Images & Prints

Request Photographic Coverage

I can't see what i am looking for?

All photos in the galleries can be purchased as digital images to download (as individual or as part of a package) or printed images on photographic paper to frame or on canvas ready to hang on the wall.
Please refer to the purchase options in the galleries.

Please see the list of online galleries here

Custom image options may be available, including image editing (such as making the background black and white etc), or custom image printing options.
For more information please
get in touch

I am the official photographer at Whilton Mill Kart Club, Forest Edge Kart Club and Hodesdon Rye House Kart Club, and where possible cover some BriSCA Stock Car meetings and a variety of circuit racing motorsport, along with many other motorsport events.
If you have an event you would like me to cover as a photographer (or video), please get in touch to discuss the options.


I am also able to provide personalised media packages for drivers/team etc, including specific photoshoots to meet your requirements. This includes Photography, Film, Print and creative services.
Please
get in touch to discuss further.

Typically photos from race meetings will be online by the Wednesday following the meeting.

Older photographic work may have become archived to make room for more recent work in the online galleries, so please get in touch if you cannot see what you are looking for.

 

If you cannot see what you are looking for then please
get in touch

Photo Editing

Photography is great, but to really get noticed the images need to 'pop'. Using the latest photo enhancement software, i am able to offer many image enhancement services including: Colour popping where the background is black and white and the subject in colour, Photo retouching, Montages, Image enhancements and Photoshopping.
Please get in touch to discuss the options.
(please note, enhancements are not included in the cost of purchasing an image through the online galleries)

Photo Montage Art

A big hit amongst the karting community in 2015, the Stu Stretton Photography montage artworks are a great way to showcase your racing.
These can be supplied in digital format or printed on large canvas ready to hang on your wall or as huge poster prints.

They make great gifts to thank sponsors and supporters, or an eye-catching piece of artwork to celebrate your racing. They can be custom designed to suit your style and requirements

 

The base price is £50 which includes the design work to produce the montage image from photos within my galleries, and a large A1 30inch x 20inch canvas print of the artwork.
To request a montage artwork, or other artwork or enhancements, please get in touch.


Get in touch to get creative

Graphic Design for Motorsport

 

Graphic

Design

 

Digital

Illustration

 

Vehicle

Livery Design

 

Promotional

Material Design

 

Team-wear

Design

 

Web

Design

Along with award winning, internationally published photography and photo editing, i am also an Adobe Certified Creative Design Associate. This means i can provide professional, quality and eye-catching graphic design work to help you stand out from the crowd.

From digital illustrations and graphic design concepts, to track ready race car liveries and team-wear... Promotional materials such as banners, flyer's and branding, to website design. There is no reason not to get noticed.

With  print, paint and production specialists connections in the industry, I can help make the artwork become reality.

 

 

Get in touch for more design work examples or more information on how we can work together to create something eye-catching...

Get in touch to get creative

British University Karting Championship Promotional Video 2016

Phil Cooper Autograss Class10 - Autosport International Live A...

Phil Cooper National Autograss Class10 Special - Autosport International Live Action Show 2016 - 360degree video by Stu Stretton Media (if you drag the video side to side you should be able to move the camera around and see a full 360degree view!)

Posted by Stu Stretton Media on Monday, 18 January 2016

MOTION PICTURE

Using the latest camera technology including 4K video, 360degree Virtual Reality immersive filming, gimbal stabilisation, GoPro action cameras and slow motion filming, along with a range of camera rigs to allow creative footage for all scenarios and the latest video production software you can now relive an event as if you were there or promote an event in a visually creative way . . .

Get in touch to discuss the possibilities of promotional films, event highlights, onboard and 360degree race footage and creative motion picture.

360degree onboard video example

If you drag the video image you can choose where the camera view looks, giving a full 360degree fully immersive viewing experience. It works great with VR headsets!
360degree Virtual Reality filming requires the latest internet browser to allow fully immersive 360degree viewing.

Filming, Video production and Camera hire

I am able to provide a full motion picture service, including filming with my equipment and production. Alternatively, i am able to provide camera hire or video production as stand alone services allowing you to benefit from motion picture and get creative however you wish!

Print & Product

Be it photography or graphic design, it always looks better printed, and big!
With professional connections i am able to offer quality printing services delivered to your door.
From framed photographic prints, acrylic and canvas wall art to photographic albums and books. Team-wear to printed vinyl for your race cars livery or helmet painters. Roll-up banners, huge poster prints and flyers. Large quantities or one off pieces of work.
Stu Stretton Media can design it and produce it.


All print work is done on a unique job by job basis, and so the possibilities and custom options to suit your needs are endless. There really is no reason not to get noticed.

Get in touch to get creative

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EMAIL: stu@stustretton.com

PHONE: 0795 123 1191

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