Merry Christmas to Everyone

Merry Christmas to Everyone

Today’s Post by Joe Farace On this special day, I would like to wish a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you who have taken this little blog to your heart. In a few weeks we will begin our tenth year of operation. I know it’s hard even for me to...
A Few Winter Car Photography Tips

A Few Winter Car Photography Tips

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Today is the first day of winter and is the Winter Solstice. To make interesting photographs at any car show, indoors or outdoors, you gotta love cars. A passion for the subject that you’re photographing is always a plus and enables you to...
Our Cars: 1968 Porsche 912

Our Cars: 1968 Porsche 912

Today’s Post by Joe Farace If I had to pick a favorite car from all of those that I have owned over the years, the winner would be my Ossi Blue 1968 Porsche 912. 1973 was a time of change for many people in the enthusiast world and many Porsche owners had gone...
Collector Cars: It’s All About the Patina

Collector Cars: It’s All About the Patina

Today’s Post by Joe Farace pa·ti·na: noun: patina; plural noun: patinas. A green or brown film on the surface of bronze or similar metals, produced by oxidation over a long period. The word patina comes from the Latin meaning “shallow dish.” When talking about...
We Wont Be at Cars & Coffee This Saturday

We Wont Be at Cars & Coffee This Saturday

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Because of scheduling conflicts Cliff Lawson and I will not be at the Vehicle Vault this coming Saturday to record the latest episode in our YouTube series “Joe & Cliff got to Cars & Coffee.” With snow forecast for...
Rat Rods, Leicas and the DNG Format

Rat Rods, Leicas and the DNG Format

Today’s Post by Joe Farace A rat rod is a style of hot rod that imitates (or exaggerates) the early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s and early-1960s. … It goes on to say that most rat rods appear “unfinished”, as only the vehicle’s bare essentials are...