Roger Snider began his pictures profession doing vogue advertisements. However about 15 years in the past, he started taking pictures of decked-out big-rig vehicles — first in Japan, and later within the U.S. His work caught the eye of Nationwide Geographic, which impressed him to trace down probably the most stunning big-rigs on earth for a pictures mission that’s been happening since 2005. Right here, we current a few of his best work.
This truly isn’t the primary time Snider’s tractor-trailer pictures have graced the pages of Jalopnik. Again in 2014, we wrote about Chrome and Magnificence, a 12-month photograph calendar of massive rigs modeled after Peterbilt promotional supplies from the Nineteen Sixties, when the truck-maker would pose fashions in formalwear subsequent to the most recent business vehicles.
Snider has graciously equipped a number of his favourite big-rig pictures for Jalopnik to current to you right here. For much more, together with incredible behind-the-scenes pictures, try Snider’s web site right here or follow his truck-focused Instagram, Roger_Snider_Rigs. And large rigs aren’t the one automobile Snider is fascinated by: He’s at present looking for topics for a brand new photograph collection on pre-2004 Toyota vehicles around the globe, modified for particular strains of labor. When you’ve obtained such a truck, otherwise you’re curious about hiring Snider for a photograph mission, contact the artist here.
From right here on out, we’ll let Snider clarify every photograph in his personal phrases.