Nash Metropolitan Police Car

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I’ve always loved the Nash Metropolitan. Mary and I saw this particular one when we were driving back from Evergreen, Colorado where we had gone to friend’s house to look at an MG B that he was selling. (No, we didn’t buy it.) When I saw this Metropolitan with a police bubble on top, I had to stop and photograph it. At the time, my...

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Crowded Car Show? Just Get Closer.

Today Tip by Joe Farace Don’t be frustrated by the lack of space and crowded working conditions that you may found at many car shows, collections or museums. Use that situation to your advantage by finding small details and capture them in sharp focus. Get close to the car—but no so close that you incur the wrath of the car’s owner. In fact, it’s always a good idea...

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Thursday’s Car Show Photography Tip

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Outdoor car show season is right around the corner. If you’re interested in making some nice photographs of classic and special interest cars, here’s a few tips that might help: You don’t have to be an expert on a particular marque or even cars in general, but you should be curious and polite when inspecting a car that might...

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When Mini Vans Were Cool

Today’s Post by Joe Farace The A35 was a small family car that was sold by Austin from 1956 until 1968. In, 1959 A35 passenger cars were replaced by the new A40 Farina-designed models but the estate car version continued until 1962 and the van version until 1968. All in all, 280,897 A35s of all types were produced including vans such this one, which was...

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An Homage to Jerry Garcia

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “I’m gonna beat it on down the line.”—The Grateful Dead Jerry Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work with the band the Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 1960s. He performed with the Grateful Dead for...

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Cars & Iced Coffee

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It was 35 degrees F with a strong wind producing a wind chill of 27 degrees, when I arrived at the now-named Exhaust & Espresso car show at the Vehicle Vault in Parker, Colorado. The highlight of the day for me was meeting fellow photographer Ken Nelson aka @phreddawg (on Instagram) at the show. I normally don’t have any photographic goals...

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