cars

Magical Curves

“I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals; I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.”
― Roland Barthes, Mythologies

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“Magical Curves”, Fujifilm X-T1, ISO 400, f/10 at 1/125th sec., 30.9 mm

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A Bug’s Eye

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a thing for older Volkswagen Beetles from the 60’s and 70’s. They were just a fun car to look at and I knew so many people who had them at one time or another. I have a story about an incident that happened in a VW Beetle that would surely leave you laughing, but to tell it would be admitting to my mother that as a teenager I was not a perfect angel. And although that was a long time ago, it’s not an illusion I’m prepared to dispel yet.

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"Bug's Eye" [Click the image to enlarge/reduce its size.] Nikon D300, ISO 320, f/1.8 at 1/1500 sec., 85 mm

“Bug’s Eye” [Click on the image to enlarge/reduce its size.] Nikon D300, ISO 320, f/1.8 at 1/1500 sec., 85 mm

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Dodge Dart

There’s a brown 67 sedan standing in the rain
With a blown transmission and a broken timing chain
She used to take me everywhere I went
Now her doors are rusted and her rods are bent
Why’d you have to break my heart? Dodge Dart
– Neal Gladstone, Dodge Dart

Nikon D300, ISO 200, 1/25 sec at 5/11, 50 mm

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Ducks and Bunnies

This little guy gets to cruise around Salt Lake City on the antenna of a Volkswagen Rabbit. I couldn’t help but wonder if it squeaks. I certainly would.

Nikon D300, ISO 200, f/6.3 at 1/250 sec.

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