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Old Nov 7, 2013, 3:58 PM   #11
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Hey Walter,
The car the people and the processing are a great combination in my opinion. All vintage. For my taste though, the surrounding background is not that nice. Too distracting.
You need not worry about others not commenting, you are a proven photographer amongst all the regulars here.

By the way, I did post airplanes taking off from a runway the same day you posted this one and I got fewer views and no replies.
Oh well.

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Old Nov 8, 2013, 12:37 AM   #12
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Thank you, Mike. Much appreciated.

Speaking of distracting backgrounds, how's this? :-)
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Old Nov 8, 2013, 1:54 AM   #13
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Now that's priceless! I love it. But its begging for Marilyn Monroe and James Dean!

For that matter . . . the straight on shot of the Ford is just begging to be put on an old country road at sunset . . .

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Old Nov 9, 2013, 11:42 AM   #14
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The white tires turn me off...my.02.
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Old Nov 9, 2013, 1:11 PM   #15
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I posted this shot on the Transportation forum and it got 124 views with no comments in 2 days. It made me wonder if it was mediocre, or if folks on that forum are mainly interested in shots of airplanes taking off from airport runways. What's your take? BTW, it is a 1915 Ford, or "Tin Lizzie".
Walter, re. Your question, if you did not get any comments on the transportation forum, I guess the logical conclusion is that it was not "comment worthy." Personally, I looked at it, but did not have a specific comment to post. I typically post comments if the image subject and composition strike me as particularly appealing, or if some one is specifically asking for some feedback or an opinion.

Don't be critical of those on the forum...just got to respect their likes and dislikes which change depending on the members and current tastes.

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My mind's eye keeps picturing these folks motoring down an old dirt road with rail fences, and kicking up a bit of dust. Heading for the promised land. But of course, they are already there.

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Old Nov 21, 2013, 4:50 PM   #17
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Your distracting background version actually points out the problem I have with the original -- looks like a photoshop "drop into a scene" but the scale looks off, the car looks just too large as compared to the pick-up truck next to it. Your head on shot shows a better scale that looks how shall I say, "proper". The original shot was maybe just too wide angled and scale distorting. Kudos though for being up and about before sunrise working the parkinglot with these cars arriving.
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Old Nov 27, 2013, 8:49 PM   #18
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nice usage of sepia. was this a camera setting or afterwork?
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Old Dec 14, 2013, 3:31 PM   #19
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I like the first one but what you did with the last one of the cars by itself is great.
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Old Mar 25, 2014, 5:26 PM   #20
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O.K. Walter, here's my take. It's two seniors parked in a Laurel & Hardy special. This would have been far more interesting if the car was in motion with a nice nature background and no other vehicles in the frame. Technique is fine though.
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