Wes Allison is a Southern California automotive photographer who has been covering the hot rod scene for the past 30 years. He kicked off his career working a four-year stint as a staff photographer at Petersen Publishing shooting for magazines such as Hot Rod, Car Craft, and Rod & Custom. After going freelance, he has continued to shoot covers and features for a wide variety of magazine titles that virtually includes every major publication at one time or another. Wes also does commercial work for the OE car companies and the automotive aftermarket. When not photographing cars, Wes spends his time chasing surf around the globe.