: Cape Town: Mark Lanning Photography

In the 21st century shiny sheet metal has been elevated to rock star status: understanding exactly how much of a lifestyle accessory the modern automobile has become is something photographer Mark Lanning does best.

Capable of shooting static in studio or out on the irresistible allure of the open road, Mark identifies the importance of illustrating the distinct style, engineering and power that helps define each and every new vehicle that rolls off the world's production lines.

Whether fast and powerful, rugged and manly, or thrifty and chic, he understands the car's rock 'n' roll design aesthetic and is able to create photographic imagery that captures every last facet of its inescapable appeal.

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