You’ve probably seen this photo of Rossi sliding his Ducati GP12 during pre-season testing. And, if you’re an armchair expert, you’ve likely suggested that the photographer, the famed Gigi Soldano, manipulated it in Photoshop. You can tell because the pixels are all wrong and you’ve seen quite a few ‘Shops in your time. But, it’s real. And, to prove so, Gigi has just released the full ...

You’ve probably seen this photo of Rossi sliding his Ducati GP12 during pre-season testing. And, if you’re an armchair expert, you’ve likely suggested that the photographer, the famed Gigi Soldano, manipulated it in Photoshop. You can tell because the pixels are all wrong and you’ve seen quite a few ‘Shops in your time. But, it’s real. And, to prove so, Gigi has just released the full sequence that was captured as Rossi passed his camera.

Here's the sequence, in order:

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

Gigi Soldano’s Rossi slide sequence

via Ducati News Today