Sports photographer Andrew Weber covered men’s and women’s Road Cycling during the first weekend of the Olympics.
After a week of shooting features of the city and press conferences the Olympic games have finally started. My first assignment would be Road Cycling menâ€™s and womenâ€™s through the streets of London. This is was a two day event menâ€™s was Saturday and womenâ€™s was Sunday.
When I have shot cycling in the past there is always some way to get ahead of the riders to get a few different angle, but not for this race. I spent a few hours the previous night to see if I could and by the estimated times of how long it took to get to the places I wanted to shoot from it wasnâ€™t possible.
So I was kind of stuck, once the riders would pass by me at the start line I had 4 hours to kill. So I would go have lunch wonder around the area and do a little exploring.
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