Photography is an art form that has helped people tell stories for nearly 200 years. ADVMoto has been fortunate to work with some very talented photographers who have mastered the ability to capture the spirit of adventure from behind the lens. Their work graces the pages of our magazine to help us offer something truely unique and special. We hope they've inspired you as much as they inspire us.
To close out 2017, here's 17 of our favorite images we published this year in Adventure Motorcycle Magazine. For photo tips, be sure to check out the link at the bottom of this article.
Rally racing is a sport enjoyed by people of all ages around the world. Photo by Bastian Brusecke | Albania Rally
Big bikes and engaging travelers bring excitement to an orphanage. Photo by Herbert & Ramona Schwarz, and Robert Davies | Madagascar
Some locations are completely inaccessible without the help of locals. Photo by Touratech | East Africa
The popularity of ADV bikes has opened race classes for large displacement motorcycles in many rallies. Photo by Bastian Bruesecke | Albania
"Deserted evergreen forests full of lichens, moss and gigantic ferns..." Photo by Helmut Koch | Chile
ADVMoto Travel Tip #784: Whatever you're wearing, make sure it's waterproof. Photo by Touratech | East Africa
Partnered with Honda Motor Europe Ltd Italy, Redmoto converts the CRF1000L into a 100hp rally bike. Photo by Bastian Brusecke | Albania
Camping works synonymously with adventure riding. Both offer an opportunity to fully absorb your surroundings. Photo by Helmut Koch | Patagonia
This Kawasaki KLX150S is perfect for exploring the technical terrain of Java. Photo by Ian Neubauer | Indonesia
Ever changing landscapes offer unique experiences for each visitor. Photo by Jason Spafford | Alaska
Eagle Hunters use golden eagles on horseback to capture foxes and hares. Photo by Simon Thomas | Mongolia
Philanthropists like Janelle Kaz help to make the world a safer place. Photo by MotoGypsy | Laos
"Find the person that you want to photograph and get close and then move one step forward. When you’re in position, half that distance again." Simon Thomas | Pakistan
The venerable KLR is a staple in the adventure motorcycling world and perfect for exploring the American Wild West. Photo by Brandy Kimball
World travelers, Simon and Lisa Thomas, brings us images from over 14 years of adventure travel. Photo by 2RidetheWorld | New Zealand
Ricky Brabec could be America's best shot at winning the 2018 Dakar. Photo by HRC Honda | Dakar Rally
After 172 days without rain, a 12-minute downpour creates a surprise rainbow over the sandstone buttress at Rainbow Valley. Photo by Simon Thomas | Australia
Photography can make any special moment last forever, and we're thankful that so many of you share your photos with us. If you haven't yet, be sure to subscribe to our print magazine for amazing imagery and stories you won't find anywhere else. Tag and follow us on Instagram @ADVMotoMag to show us where you're riding and who you're meeting along the way. We hope you've had a successful 2017 and wish you all the very best in the new year!