Images & Observations

Vintage Chevy Low Rider

Car Show Fortnight

Nikon D7000 17-135mm @ 31mm ISO 640 3-bkts @ f/22 Lr3, HEP1, TpzSmp; PsCS5

This silver bullet of a circa 1950 Chevrolet is one of my favorite automotive images to date.  The car itself if a fairly straight forward HDR image, I did take some liberty and tinted the windows in post processing.  I also added an underpainting effect to the foreground and background using Topaz Labs’ Simplify plug-in in Photoshop.  This is the kind of image that keeps me going, wanting to capture more and more automotive frames.

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4 responses

  1. Nice! I’ve tried a few vintage cars in HDR myself and they come up pretty well! Nicely done 🙂

    September 30, 2011 at 12:59 AM

    • Thanks for the comment, Stephen, and thanks for stopping by.

      September 30, 2011 at 1:15 AM

  2. very nice – great job Wayne. what a car!

    September 30, 2011 at 4:30 AM

  3. Ken Bello

    The ’50s is my favorite era for cars, and this is a sweetheart. Nice job, Wayne.

    October 1, 2011 at 10:16 AM

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