INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed photographer Ripley has again been selected
by Goodwood Racecourse for the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival campaign portrait.
Galileo Gold who won the Qatar Vintage Stakes at the inaugural Qatar Goodwood
Festival last year was the chosen subject.
The horse is owned by Al Shaqab Racing and trained by Hugo Palmer in Newmarket.
The image captures the poise of the winner against the backdrop of the Racecourse and the Sussex Downs.
Using a variety of retouching skills, Ripley has created an image that, at first glance, resembles an oil painting. It only becomes evident on closer inspection the picture is actually a composite of several photographs.
Ripley has photographed celebrities including David Beckham, David Bowie, Coldplay and Lewis Hamilton. A lifelong animal lover, he started picturing horses three years ago.
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