Tag Archives: cars and car spotting

photographs we wish we’d taken

This photograph represents the intersection in the Venn diagram between “people who always wanted one of those original Honda Z coupes” and “people who always wanted have a car small enough to park in a empty cart corral at Wal-Mart”. … Continue reading

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memorial day weekend:all american car

What better way to celebrate the patriotic US holiday Memorial Day than with a great big beautiful piece of traditional American iron, photographed  on a hot sunny afternoon in the middle of the first long weekend of summer. (Down by … Continue reading

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ride ’em!

Witness the hood ornament on a 1911 Fiat Tipo 6, photographed at the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance in 2015 and circulating around the internet. This is, of course, extremely awesome. And it raises two questions.  One, of course, is why … Continue reading

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a french helicron of 1932

Edison, Kekionga’s Radio Whizzbang (that most eccentric young inventor) lives in abandoned motel, dresses in garb from the turn of the previous century, and whirrs around the byways of Salt County in a vehicle he calls his Propeller Phaeton.  People … Continue reading

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flower arrangements of the auto show

In the depths of winter, opportunities to photograph classy looking flowers are thin on the ground, so you take your chances where you find them.  Luckily for photographers who like both cars and flowers, a flower arrangement or two is … Continue reading

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hulk go auto show

I took my inner Hulk with me to the Auto Show last week and as is often the case, he was moved to write a poem.  His subject: the Lincoln division of the Ford Motor Company. Hulk go Auto Show … Continue reading

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auto show blue cars

Apparently photographing blue cars on purpose is now A Thing around here.  And of course a major Auto Show presents a person with plenty of subjects.  The camera is the Pentax K-5iis, the lens is the Sigma 30mm f/1.4  Art. … Continue reading

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the phone camera at the auto show

It’s the middle of February, and that means it’s time for the Chicago Auto Show.  I’m back from my visit, and though I haven’t had time to download and sort through the pictures from the big camera, the phone camera … Continue reading

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three blue cars

I was digging through my picture files and found three photos I’ve taken of interesting blue cars that don’t have much in common except for color.  Can you identify them? ( Hints: One is painted in its correct national racing … Continue reading

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winter passing

We may nave missed the latest blizzard, but no black car is at its best at the end of a Midwestern January.

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