Show and Shine – cars

My final Show and Shine gallery, cars. Rather than attempt a full three-quarter view I decided to concentrate on capturing a range of front grilles. I didn’t spend time removing reflections in the chrome in post, however I did apply a retro ‘instamatic’ style filter to give a different feeling to the series. The Show and Shine mini-project was fun, […]

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Show and Shine – Inside Story

The inside story of Show and Shine Continuing my Show and Shine series, I shot a set of interiors through the nearside window. The only post was minor tweaks of the jpeg as I’m not looking for perfection, simply the practice of returning to manual and thinking about what I’m doing. It’s a very valuable process as I’m slowing down […]

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Rip off Canada

We recently had an issue with a door mirror on the car which led to a perfect example of how “rip off Britain” can be equalled by “rip off Canada”. Unfortunately, whilst backing out of the garage, a door mirror was snapped from it’s mounting by someone other than myself. The car, a Ford Focus, has exceptionally cheap door mirrors […]

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New wheels, old wheels

When we bought our first car here it was clear that new tyres would be needed on the front of the car fairly soon. The great day arrived and it was one of shock and awe. Okay, the Focus had after market rims fitted, however, I really wasn’t expecting replacement tyres to require a mortgage to purchase. So it was […]

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Why I miss European car design

I really don’t need to add any text here. The ‘car’ in question is the Pontiac Aztek and I feel it embodies everything bad in US car design. In fact, Time magazine placed the Aztek in their worst 50 cars of all time. An honour richly deserved. Stirs the emotions eh!  

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