Bio

 

Photographer of lonely cars & light. Based in Houston, TX.

Trained in graphic design, Kevin McCauley got into photography purely to create dramatic portfolio images of his design and advertising work. But like all things in his life, those skills were eventually funneled toward cars. You might say it snowballed from there. 

Based in Houston, Texas, Kevin has been professionally shooting cars for six years, with past clients that include Genesis, Jaguar, Mazda, Audi Sport, Aston Martin, Lincoln, McLaren, Lexus, Shell Lubricants, and AutoTrader. His work can be seen in Road & Track, Autoweek, Jalopnik and more.

He still has time for freelance graphic design and illustration, which – as you may have surmised – also ended up becoming about cars. He designed the book for the relaunch of the Petersen Automotive Museum, and he created and maintains Automoji, a Porsche-themed iMessage App for iPhone that features over 250 emoji illustrations of Porsches throughout history, from Type 64 for Taycan Turbo.

Instagram: @capturingthemachine
YouTube:
capturingthemachine

Press

Hemmings
To Take Better Car Photos, Step Back and Zoom In

Gizmodo Australia
Avoid These Mistakes When Taking Car Photos

Moment
Automotive Photography: An Interview with the Pros

Autocar
The Finest Car Photos on Instagram

Opumo
Who We’re Following: Kevin McCauley aka capturingthemachine

GQ (USA)
The 9 Best Car Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Creative Review 
Insights: How Car Brands Can Make the Most of Instagram

Esquire
The Coolest Cars on Instagram

Autoevolution
Artist Mixes LEGO Posche 911 GT3 RS, Real 911 in Amazing iPhone Perspective Pic

London Evening Standard
20 Instagram Accounts Every Car Lover Should Follow

GQ (UK)
These Are the Best Car Accounts to Follow on Instagram

The Petersen Museum Blog
A Rave in the Vault

Influenth
@capturingthemachine, Les Voitures Comme Modèles Photo

Stern.de
Ten Car Enthusiasts You Should Follow on Instagram

Yahoo! Autos
Top 6 Tumblrs Every Gearhead should Follow

GQ (India)
Basically, Instagram Porn For Petrolheads

El Motor
25 Instagram Accounts You Should Follow If You Like Cars

The Drive
The 10 Best Automotive Instagram Accounts of 2015

Reviewed.com Cameras
Shoot First: An Interview With Photographer Kevin McCauley

RK Motors
Five Must-Follow Automotive / Motorsports Instagrams

Clutched
Top 10 Instagram Accounts You Should Follow If You Love Cars