Posts tagged “Cars

Cars in Black and White (Three Photographs)

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Old cars lend themselves to a sort of cinematic approach, higher contrast, brighter, lighter shadows, and loads of detail. The shot of the interior of the car shows this off well. The Thunderbird shows the added element of drama, and the engine a detail with a lot of tonality.


Remembrance of Things Past (Two Photographs)

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The color version of this photo was just too vibrant for my tastes. You have to give credit to the person who created this scene, plastic fries and all. Given the outrageous color, I am far more comfortable with the Black and White, which leaves little to the imagination and tones down the fluorescent orange. A lesson I have learned about color is that it can overwhelm and sometimes detracts from the broader picture or other details like the dice hanging from the mirror.

 


Another Auto Show Shot (Two Photographs)

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I shot these in black and white and convert them back to color, I find that helps me get the tones right, before I converted them back to B&W. This old Chevy was backed up against a bank window and the crowd lining up behind me did not give me much room. I was shooting with a 20mm lens, trying to get as much detail in the frame as I could. Again the final product in my view is the B&W.


The Auto Show (Two Photographs)

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An Auto Show was held simultaneously with a Doors Open day, where many buildings gave tours, including the National radio station, and buildings of parliament, all bordering the Auto Show. It was a bit crowded and getting shots with the fewest people and other distractions proved interesting. The cars were plastered with posters. Cars at one time, had really distinctive style, and I wanted to emphasize that. In this case I prefer the B&W version as I think it shows the car off best.