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Canon 5D Mark 2 24-105mm 1:4 lens. Photoshop CS5

I generally don’t photograph cars from straight on but I thought this one was interesting from a low vantage point. A made it asymmetrical by tilting it and moving it to the left of the composition. I added the bridge and created some drama in the background. A little sizzle goes a long way.


hot rod, car, flames, antique, red, cruise

The name’s Flyrod. American car culture is my thing. If it rolls, roars, or rumbles I’m into it. Statistics and facts aren’t my gig. My mission is to track down and capture the infamous rides that make up pop culture, and to tell their stories.

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  • flyrod
    flyrodalmost 2 years ago

    Original car image

    Original background bridge.

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent job as always! Love the bridge, and the angle you have placed the car. Your skills keep me in awe.

  • Thanks Dot for the generous comment.

    – flyrod

  • barkeypf
    barkeypfalmost 2 years ago

    The flyrod tilt looks great here.

  • Thanks Paul, that’s my signature move you know.

    – flyrod

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusalmost 2 years ago

    Love the way it’s come straight at you a flaming ripper.

  • I appreciate that Steve.

    – flyrod

  • Keith Hawley
    Keith Hawleyalmost 2 years ago

    You have created a wonderful work of art here my friend… Excellent use of ‘sizzle’…

  • Thanks a million Keith.

    – flyrod

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedalmost 2 years ago

    10-12-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thanks very much Kira. Always appreciated..

    – flyrod

  • Daniel Sawyer
    Daniel Sawyeralmost 2 years ago

    Nice work with this one, flyrod.

  • Thanks so much Dam

    – flyrod

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations! this powerful image has been

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  • Delighted Melissa. Thanks.

    – flyrod

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations for being featured in Creation, October 13, 2012!

  • Very special. Thanks rocamia.

    – flyrod

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations you finished in the Top Ten for O is for Orange Challenge

    Lovely image, well done!
    From your hosts of Alphabet Soup Bevlea Ross and Melissa

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