Commentary: Photo Credit

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The late Tom Newby captured this breathtaking photo of a Donzi running at sunset in Florida’s Sarasota Bay.

While selecting photos for the latest issue of Speed On The Water magazine, I couldn’t help but think about all the time our editorial team at Powerboat spent choosing images for each issue. From cover selection to which raceboat to use for the opening spread of an offshore racing feature, there was always plenty to sort through and discuss. A shortage of images—or debates? Hardly ever.

My favorite time of the year was when we selected images for the magazine’s annual calendar. Always a best-of-the-best collection, there were only 12 spots available in the calendar and it was never an easy decision. By the end of the process what was presented was a great representation of the previous year—a dozen images that you wanted to look at every day for an entire month.

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