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Posts tagged “motor

Red In The Afternoon

Nikon D7000 18-200mm @ 56mm ISO 200 1/200 f/11 Lr4; PsCS6

The San Marino Motor Classic, June 10, 2012, Lacy Park, San Marino, California.

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1932 Packard Series 902 V12 Sport Phaeton

Nikon D7000 18-200mm @ 48mm ISO 320 1/200 f/11 Lr4; PsCS6

On display under the trees at Lacy Park in San Marino, California during the 2012 San Marino Motor Classic.

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1933 Marmon

Nikon D7000 18-200mm @ 44mm ISO 320 1/320 f/11 Lr4; PsCS6

Captured at the 2012 San Marino Motor Classic, June 10 in Lacy Park, San Marino, California.

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Classic Car #125

Nikon D7000 18-200mm @ 75mm ISO 320 1/320 f/11 Lr4; PsCS6

Captured at the 2012 San Marino Motor Classic, Lacy Park, San Marino, California.

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Convention Center From Embarcadero Marina

Nikon D7000 18-200mm @ 40mm ISO 320 3-bkts f/16 Lr4, TpzSim; PsCS6

The San Diego Convention Center as seen across Embarcadero Marina from Embarcadero Park North.  An exercise in a painterly style using Topaz Simplify.

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Green Hot Rod Detail

Nikon D7000 18-135mm @ 35mm ISO 620 3-bkts f/22 Lr3, HEP1; TpzSim

A closer view and from a slightly different angle of the Green Hot Rod, emphasizing the power plant.  I applied an oil paint effect using the Topaz Labs Simplify plug-in for Photoshop.  This is part of my exploration of painterly effects used with photographic images.  My aim here is not to document, but rather to convey the essence of the scene in a manner that evokes emotional thought.


The Beast

Nikon D7000 18-135mm @ 48mm ISO 1250 3-bkts f/16 Lr3, HEP1; CEP3

This was a brand new motor in front of the fire engine red backdrop at the Edelbrock booth at the Vette Set show.  The varios parts had more color tones and more details in the original capture and you could make out all of the belts interconnecting components, but rather than produce  a purely documentary image I wanted to produce something more stylized.  My intent was to convey an idea of a mechanical device, but to let your mind decide what specific object(s) the image represents, sort of like a Rorschach ink blot.