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Old Aug 10, 2013, 11:48 PM   #1
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Default Car Show

Today was the annual car show near where I live. There were some old favorite cars, along with some new ones. While I shot a few pictures with the 01 and 03 lenses, I used the 02 lens mostly, and all of these were taken with it.

The first one that caught my eye was this one:

Notice what the "bumper guards" are, then look further.

What first caught my eye was the hinges holding the door on:

Further on, this "fellow" matched his car perfectly.

The car he as attached to wasn't exactly an old car. But it sure stood out with both the doors open and the hood up:

Having something like the dummy working on the car isn't unusual I guess when it comes to car shows. I liked what this owner did to try to catch the judge's eye.

Another view:

Red was a common color for restored and modified cars. There was a nice crowd, no one causing problems so I don't think that the law enforcement people didn't have much to do except admire cars and watch people wander around.

The pictures were taken not long after mid-day at fairly high altitude, so the light was very intense. The Q doesn't have the dynamic range of a dSLR, but the range was so broad that even the K5 would have struggled (one year I did some exposure bracketing to try to deal with it. But it wasn't very successful).
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Old Aug 11, 2013, 12:21 AM   #2
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Yeah . . . that Yard Art looks like they had a lot of fun putting it together!

I hear what you're saying about the DR on the Q.

Everything looks pretty good to me! Did you do anything different to get these images?
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Old Aug 12, 2013, 12:18 AM   #3
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Well everyone knows red cars go faster, great series.


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