TITLE: "The Chauffeur"
Olavi is a summertime chauffeur. He owns 1956 Bentley S1 which is called The Automobile Aristocrat.
Bentley S1 was a luxury car produced by Bentley Motors Limited from 1955 until 1959.
"It´s a never-ending restauration job, a reason to wake up in the morning", car enthusiast Olavi says.
He has driven his Bentley 10 000 miles in ten years.
Photo was taken in the summer of 2018 at Ahvenisto Race Circuit in Hämeenlinna, Southern Finland.
AUTHOR: Toni Rasinkangas (Finland)
Toni Rasinkangas is a Hämeenlinna-based (Southern Finland) photographer and a journalist, working for newspaper Hämeen Sanomat.
2021/2022 Fine Art Photography Awards:
-Nominee in Photojournalism category
-Nominee in Portrait category
2021 International Photo Awards IPA:
-Honorable Mention in Editorial/Press-Photo Essay/Feature Story category.
-Honorable Mention in People, Family category.
2020 Finnish Photo Awards: 6th place in Reportage/photojournalism category.
2019 Finnish Nature Photograph of the Year: 4th place in Nature and Man category.
2018 Finnish Underwater Photographer of the Year: Overall winner.
2015 Finnish Regional Newspaper Photo Contest: 3rd place.
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