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Oooo, it's the Street Rods (13 images)
Posted By: Workingdog, 06-08-2008, 06:46 AM

It turns out that photographing cars at a car show isn't as easy as one might think. The cars are close together, there are a lot of people getting in the way, cluttered and distracting backgrounds so I didn't get a lot of shots "of the whole car". I liked these and I hope you do also. I welcome your comments.














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06-08-2008, 07:28 AM   #2
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I have tried shooting cars in the past and they never turn out like this! The angles and perspective you chose worked out very well.
06-08-2008, 08:36 AM   #3
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Your pictures are very nice, seems like there were many nice cars at that show.
06-08-2008, 08:47 AM   #4
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Very good shots, was that a real Cobra or a fiberglass remake?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Fl_Gulfer Quote
Very good shots, was that a real Cobra or a fiberglass remake?
I didn't speak to the owner so it's hard to say. It was metal so could be the real deal.
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All are very nice - but #7, in my view, is really special.

06-08-2008, 02:38 PM   #7
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Not easy as you made it look. Very nice images and I like the perpectives chosen here. I shot a Mopar Meet-up that didn't come out anywhere near as good as these. I guess it helps to have interesting cars to shoot. Nothing like having some colorful hotrods as subjects.....#7 and #8 are my faves.

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Sweet rods I gotta agree #7 is a smoking pic.
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Thank you all for your comments. I really wasn't sure if these would work and I suppose some work better than others. Please tell me what you think of this sort of presentation. I'm thinking about doing some of the better images in a similar style. Since most (including me) liked the Ford Pick-up, here it is.

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06-08-2008, 05:44 PM   #10
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All American Muscle Cars I love em

#5 and #7 my fax's

06-08-2008, 06:06 PM   #11
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Tough to shoot cars at a car show like this. Always fighting back grounds and people in the way. You did a nice job. If I had to pick favorite it woul be #7 as it has nice colors, angle and nothing distracting in the back ground. Good job!
06-08-2008, 08:57 PM   #12
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Great takes

Lovely compo and perspective. Many of these can be sold as prints.
Great Effort.,
Thanks for sharing.
06-08-2008, 10:32 PM   #13
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You have got some really cool images there. The patterns on the car are the most intriguing.
06-09-2008, 12:54 AM   #14
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ooooh jeez, that shotgun intake on the 1st pic looks tuff as hell... nice shots mate,....
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The Ford pickup shot really rocks!
Why dont they make such beautiful cars anymore????

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