Kilgore Rangerettes visit Torrence Estate – by Mark J. Rebilas

Kilgore Rangerettes

Phoenix, AZ-based photographer Mark J. Rebilas covered an event at NHRA driver Steve Torrence’s home involving 50 Rangerettes.

When I received a phone call from Steve Torrence a few weeks before the Houston event seeing if I was available to come to Houston a few days early to cover an event occurring at his house. After hearing the details of the shoot I knew it had the potential to produce some fun and unique images.

The one problem is I am terrified of shooting large groups of people. Seriously!

Of course you never let that on to your clients so I began trying to plan shooting a dragster and 50 cheerlea… uhhh I mean Rangerettes!

As soon as the Rangerettes arrived with their two coaches I knew I had nothing to worry about. The coaches were like drill instructors and quickly guided the girls into perfect formations wherever we moved.

When I showed up for the shoot the car was parked in front of the house (below photo), it looked cool but was a little over the top MTV cribbish so I quickly determined we’d need to relocate the car…. but not until I shot a few photos because how often do I get a gorgeous mansion as the background for a dragster photo?!

Continue reading and see more photos on Mark’s blog.

Kilgore Rangerettes

Kilgore Rangerettes

Kilgore Rangerettes

Please support The Photo Brigade!


You're awesome and that's why we work hard to bring you quality content, gear reviews, and guides. If you're interested in purchasing any of the equipment or services mentioned in our posts, please use our links as we will receive a portion of the sale to help run the blog. You can also search for gear directly via Amazon, B&H, and Adorama.

Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and listen to our podcasts on iTunes!

Comments

comments