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1954 Chevy Bel Air in B/W, Sepia and color versions
Lens: DA 18-55 AL Camera: K100D Super ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F22 
Posted By: ismaelg, 01-17-2011, 07:22 AM


Here is another one from the local auto show in December. Auto shows are always crowded. I try my best to minimize it, but it is impossible to get a nice clean/uncluttered shot.
By the way, the from 1 to 10 the UV index was at 11. Bright sun at full power with no clouds.

B/W conversion (my favorite of the 3)

Sepia conversion:

Color version. This color is called Surf Green

Pentax K100D Super
lente DA 18-55 AL
manual exposure to favor small apertures to promote "stars" effect on chrome

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01-17-2011, 08:20 AM   #2
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I think I will take #3, a friend of mine in HS had a 54, it had the optional exterior sun visor, heater, powerglide trans and radio. thanks for the memories. Bob
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I think the color tells the story here. That green screams 50's.
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Any of them works fine tone-wise, but they might benefit from leveling the horizon.

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Colour does bring out the nostalgia (gotta love that aqua green - on cars, on walls at home, at workplaces...), but it could do with more pop.
Good one.
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I'll be the contrarian and vote for the first one - I think it's a great conversion and - as I mentioned in your earlier thread - B&W reinforces the feel of the '50's (at least to me).

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Whoa, my folks had this car, but in a light blue color. My older brother learned to drive in this car.
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I agree the color one looks good, but I'm going to cast a vote for the sepia. Gives it that old time feel.


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