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A reproduction of the good ole car hop days on this bright yellow ’57 Chevy.

Nikon D-300
Nikkor AF-S 16-85mm at 30mm
1/1000 sec at f/8
f/8 gave too much depth of field. I selected the background and added gausian blur to help de-clutter the image.

© R. Mike Jacobson

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57 chev, car, car hop, drive in, old car, r mike jacobson

I’ve been enjoying photography since getting my first Kodak Hawkeye at age 9. I graduated to a Kodak 110, a Pentax Spotmatic and an Olympus OM-2n before finally breaking down and going digital in ’03 with a 3.2M Sony DSC-P71. Since then I moved up to a Canon A700, a Nikon D300, a Canon 60D, A Nikon D600 and finally a Nikon D800E.

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  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Way too cool!!!! :D

  • Thanks, Cee! Those were the good ole days {grin}

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • Rita  H. Ireland
    Rita H. Irelandover 4 years ago

    very fun shot!

  • Thanks, Rita…but then you’d be way too young to remember those days.

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    1950s, 1960s, and 1970s cars, trucks, and motorcycles
    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • You are very welcome. Thank you for co-hosting this fun group!

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • You are very welcome, Cee. Best wishes to you and Chris for a great new year…Cheers, Jake

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • Bemyvalentine
    Bemyvalentineover 4 years ago

    Love it.. I was a carhop in high school..great image!!

  • Thanks, Cyn and thanks for being a car hop – I loved those days…Ahhhh!

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • resin8n
    resin8nover 4 years ago

    Great vibrant image. I’m salivating now.

  • At the risk of disappointing your taste buds I should probably tell you that the food items displayed are plastic…Ahhhh shucks – {grin}

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • InnerNortherns
    InnerNorthernsover 4 years ago

    great colour ,super vibrant
    very good image of excess and Americana

  • Thanks for the comments.

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekover 4 years ago

    Great shot … the food may be plastic but you’ve got me thinking about the onion rings now … mmmmm!

  • Thanks, Susie! After dinner we’d be thinking about a kiss from our girl or a good old fashioned street race – LOL

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • Dyle Warren
    Dyle Warrenover 4 years ago

    My favorite era…what a nostalgic image…….love it!! This would look good in the Kustom Kulture group…

  • Thanks for the heads up on this group. I joined that group and added it. Thanks also for your very nice comments!

    – R. Mike Jacobson

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMooreover 4 years ago

    This brings back some memories…Hamburger Stands with the car hop girls on skates. This is so great. Wonderful shot Jake.

  • Thanks, Donna. Those were, indeed, the days!

    – R. Mike Jacobson

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