Blues for a Green Truck

Today’s Post by Joe Farace

You might consider today’s image as part of a series of photographs of classic trucks that also included Photographing “Yoga Truck” with an Epson RD1. In this case I’m photographing a vintage GMC pickup truck using a Canon EOS 60D.

I photographed this classic truck when I was testing the Canon EOS 60D for Shutterbug’s former print edition. You can read my original review here on their website.

And while my review of the camera was kind of lukewarm, I was impressed enough to actually buy one of these versatile cameras and for a long time is was my go-to camera for studio portraiture but I also shot a lot of cars and trucks with it.

How I made this shot: Mary first sported this classic GMC truck while we were on our way to lunch one day. We were both struck by the color combination it presented. I made this exposure with the EOS 60D using an EF 28-135mm IS lens (at 33mm) with an exposure of 1/100 sec and f/22 and ISO 400.


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