Boyhood Dream (It`s a miniature) by JohnDSmith

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It`s a 12" Model
Dedicated to all the children who have a dream of a new bike some day,…
Image taken in my home,..Norman,Oklahoma U.S.A.
When I was a young boy I wanted a bicycle that looked just like this one( Columbia Bike),….I never did get one like this as a child,…
Now as a old man I have one,…But still sad,… it`s only a 12" model,…
But I still enjoy having it,…..Taken, 2/15/10,…
Sony A100
Tamron 60mm macro lens
Exposure; 30 sec.
Aperture; F/22.0
ISO 100
And I used a flashlight to light the shot with,…..

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  • Betty Maxey
    Betty Maxeyabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture of it!! LOL.. I have to take my truck back to the shop in a few mintues….wonder what I can find there today….they have some beautiful models there…with inches of dust, I have to clean them off before the shoot….hummmm!!

  • Thanks,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Ann Reece
    Ann Reeceabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful macro work, I would have sworn that this was the real bicycle!!! I’m glad that I found you here on Redbubble John, I am still learning my way around this wonderful site : )

  • Thanks,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • RichardKnight
    RichardKnightabout 4 years ago


  • Thanks Richard,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • peggym
    peggymabout 4 years ago

    I like this John!!

  • Thank you,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Judy Wanamaker
    Judy Wanamakerabout 4 years ago

    A wonderful capture! Beautiful work, John!

  • Thank You,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Regenia Brabham
    Regenia Brabhamabout 4 years ago

    It is beautiful! As a child, I wanted one with the banana seat but I got one similar to that one. Honestly I did. Great job photographing this one.

  • Thank you Regenia,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...about 4 years ago

    great use of lighting. fantastic shot

  • Thank You so very much,…

    – JohnDSmith

  • Drew28
    Drew28about 4 years ago

    love this John a dream for sure !!

  • Thank you Andrew,….

    – JohnDSmith

  • hastypudding
    hastypuddingabout 4 years ago

    beautiful those were the days…..

  • Thank you,…

    – JohnDSmith

  • Bill Marsh
    Bill Marshabout 4 years ago

    Nice work John :

    I too would have thought of this as the “real deal”

    Take Care.


  • Thank You so very much,…

    – JohnDSmith

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