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Event Coverage Monterey Historics 2012! the big show!! Carrol Shelby tribute: Event Coverage

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by fur biscuit, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. noboD
    Joined: Jan 29, 2004
    Posts: 7,894


    Thanks Furbie. I'd love to get there sometime.
  2. Well, I want to make it out to the Pittsburgh historics someday too. I can say this is worth the trip, even at the price tag.
  3. PurHell
    Joined: Dec 17, 2004
    Posts: 375

    from So Cal

    great stuff.. love the B/W
  4. banjeaux bob
    Joined: Aug 31, 2008
    Posts: 6,200

    banjeaux bob
    from alaska

  5. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
    Posts: 11,113

    from Tampa, FL

    We want more! Please! Gary
  6. A Model Art
    Joined: Jan 10, 2009
    Posts: 59

    A Model Art

    great pictures!
    Four of us went out from Atlanta.
    thanks for the world class black and white photography!
  7. Old Rod
    Joined: Dec 5, 2004
    Posts: 628

    Old Rod
    from Brazil, IN

    Great pictures, thanks for posting.
  8. TexasSpeed
    Joined: Nov 2, 2009
    Posts: 4,629


    Your photography never ceases to amaze me as well as the subject matter within. Thank you for sharing!
  9. Thanks for sharing the pics I eally like the ones inblack and white! I might be going to the vinatge races at Watkins Glen in a couple of weeks looks like you had a Great Time! Jim
  10. unklgriz
    Joined: Sep 12, 2005
    Posts: 286


    wow, nice pics man! That looks like one race my wife and I need to attend!

    Thanks again for the pics!

  11. deuce354
    Joined: Feb 9, 2005
    Posts: 304


    Great Stuff!!
  12. Thanks everyone for the nice comments.
  13. Next time I bump into a real photographer I will ask :D

    As I am being archane and shooting with film, with the goal of trying to create period imagery with period equipment. Most of the cars I am shooting would have been shot in black and white film in thier hayday. Color photography didnt really become prevalent for the real world until the late 50's or 60's, and even then black and white still got a lot of use.

    I like real black and white film (As I used 4 different types here), because you think differently about how you shoot. With b&w you look for the absence of light, textures, angles, movement as these things will show up differently on black and white film. The color film I used is Velvia slide (color positive) film, and there is nothing better for recording the real color as your eyes see it. downside is that it is horribly expensive and not much forgiveness.
  14. Tom davison
    Joined: Mar 15, 2008
    Posts: 5,652

    Tom davison
    from Phoenix AZ

    Beautiful work. You are making me want to dig out my old F.

    I am waiting for more coverage of the PB Concours.
  15. Devin
    Joined: Dec 28, 2004
    Posts: 2,351

    from Napa, CA

    Awesome photos as always Doug!
  16. wow, thanks! dig out that poor little guy, he is lonely in his box :)

    I shot 5 different cameras over the weekend, and 3 different formats. When ever my composition gets off, I grab my brownie...that makes you think!
  17. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,752


    Great shots! Hope to take some at Lime Rock over the Labor Day weekend. Bob
  18. redlinetoys
    Joined: May 18, 2004
    Posts: 4,300

    from Midwest

  19. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

    Fur Biscuit, I love you photos man. I could look at these all day!!!
  20. Fantastic shots per usual. Really admire your eye.
  21. Is that a Model T front axle? And frame?
  22. yes, but I don't have any detail shots of the frame drop.

    NWVS has some more shots, or you can try searching for Ed Archer speedster online...
  23. skywolf
    Joined: Jul 1, 2006
    Posts: 1,868


    Fantastic photos. Thanks for taking the time to post them.
  24. Sarge,

    There should be a tech page on the NWVS site about putting that dip in a T axle.
  25. Ed has had his car since the late 60's if I recall.

    and here:
  26. hotrodpodo
    Joined: Jun 28, 2006
    Posts: 1,301


  27. Thanks, FurB- I knew it ws on ONE of those darned "T" sites :)
  28. As usual, you've done a magnificent job. I'm glad we ran into each other Friday night. Did you get any night shots? Archer told me he "dropped' a valve. That's why they were swapping out a cylinder head, under the headlights of the pick'um up truck.

    It's too bad we broke early. But, we still had a great time. Our season is done. We have a few parts to make for next year; but should have the car ready for "Test and Tune" at Buttonwillow Raceway in January.

    Keep up the great work. We hope to see you, at the very least, next June at Sonoma (Sear's Point).


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