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    Default Assignment #17: Cars

    Nice truck. It looks like a tug-boat.
    - Paul Gross, on having a Hummer drive past during a sound check.

    Cars are today's mythology. Our various societies and cities are built around them, where we live and work is determined by them, and they control the shape of our lives is in fundamental ways. They can be seen as mechanical marvels, perfected sculpture, self expression, freedom: or as many of the seven deadly sins in vehicular form. Pride, envy, gluttony, sloth... they consume resources while they open up vast possibilities.

    They're also pretty.

    Simple or complex, we all have relationships with cars. For this assignment, decide what you think of cars and make the photographs that show your opinions.

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    a self powered box on 4 wheels, sometimes used to carry the dead to her last resting place

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    Default What's a car without a hood ornament?



    I could have used this photo for last week's reflection assignment, too.

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    2003 IAA motor show

    Olympus C3030



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    A Pontiac. Imagine polishing all that every Sunday!

    E3, 12-60mm, B&W in PS3
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    Haha, I also dug out some oldies




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    New saleen running 11.46






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    Our Cuda with a little creative processing.

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    Happened accross some old firetrucks on display and snapped a lot of photos. Funny this was my favorite. It is of the front grill of one of them, cropped, turned 90 degrees and I played with it a bit to make the chrome look like I wanted it. Maybe it's just me, but this is now an 8x10 on my office wall.

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    Here's Danica Patricks car at Texas Motor Speedway.
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    Time to add some pictures too:

    Nobody said it needed to be new cars right



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    Now That's A Car

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    Taken this summer at an annual car meet-up.







    All shot with my G2 and the 7-14mm, 20mm, and 14-140mm.

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    Porsche in the sky

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    One not stored under a tarp and driven only on sunny Sundays.

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    My car in HDR


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    Nieux Deux.

    Saratoga Auto Museum Citroen Annual Rally May 08.

    E3 7-14 handheld without viewfinder or screen.

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    Here is one you don't see every day. 1961 Dodge Dart.

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    Taken with the Peleng - note to self - pull those weeds.

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    Pana GH1; 7-14; 14-140; 45; FL-36R.


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    Ford roadster via C-8080........Attachment 8554

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    These are from yesterday's Burbank Car Show.....
    taken with the ZD 15-42mm 3.5









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    Here's my first attempt at an HDR image. It's a shot of my 1970 Falcon that is going through a complete ground up restoration/modification. The car is almost ready to go in for media blasting prior to paint.

    Last edited by Otto; 11-08-2009 at 08:36 AM.
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    I've finally worked through a backlog of photos and have a few new ones that I took for this assignment. Three weeks ago.









    And one old photo that I've dug out again:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Otto View Post
    Here's my first attempt at an HDR image. It's a shot of my 1970 Falcon that is going through
    Otto,
    I like this treatment very much. This would make one heck of a garage calender shot.
    Would you mind sharing a basic technique to arrive at this?

    Thanks

    Jim

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