Meet Mary & I at the Goodguys 20th Colorado Nationals

Mary and I will be attending the Goodguys 20th Colorado Nationals in Loveland, Colorado on Sunday September 10. Click that link for more details and ticket information. You can save three bucks by ordering tickets on-line. There will be more than 2,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks fro model years up to ’72, which is ,I guess, “the day the music died”...

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Tuesday’s Car Show Photography Tip

Outdoor car show season is coming to an end, but there’s still time to make some nice photographs of classic and special interest cars. Here’s a few tips that might help: Tip: Ask owners to kindly remove any placards or signs placed under their windshield wipers. You don’t have to be an expert on a particular marque or even cars in general, but you should be...

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Our Cars: 1963 Ford Falcon hardtop

The original 1960 Falcon compact car was powered by a lightweight 95 hp, 144 cu-in straight-6 with a single-barrel carburetor. The 1961 model year introduced an optional 101 hp, 170 cu-in six, and two new models were introduced; a bucket-seat and console sedan model in a trim level called the Futura, which is the model I owned. In 1963, more models were available,...

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Our Cars: 1971 Porsche 914-4

By the late 1960s, Porsche was looking for a replacement for their entry-level 912,and Volkswagen wanted a new sports coupe to replace the Karmann Ghia. Ferdinand Piëch, who was in charge of research and development at Porsche, was put in charge of the 914 project. Originally intending to sell the vehicle with a flat six-cylinder engine as a Porsche and with a flat...

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Photographing Your Own Car

“The best way to learn how to photograph cars is “Practice, practice, practice.”—Joe Farace And one of the best ways to practice is with your own car, On any given weekend there’s a car show or Concours d’Elegance happening somewhere. On this blog, I try to feature shows I’ll be attending here so you can join me in an informal PhotoWalk—and many...

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A Henry J at SEMA

The SEMA Show takes place October 31 – November 3, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109. It’s one of the best car-oriented trade shows in the USA. In 1963, the Specialty Equipment Market Association was formed by Roy Richter, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand, Jr., Al...

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