I suppose you can say I have always been a sucker for old cars, especially Hotrods. There is something about the design and style of the years gone by, that todays designers in the automotive world have lost…the subtle curves of the body line, the way the trim fits along the body, and the overall composition and style….rolling sculpture. Elegance and style which is no longer created by the manufacturers but now recreated by those who spend many a late night out in the garage building a Kustom, wielding the torch, throwing the lead, and hammering the seams. Art it one of it’s most purest forms. Creativity personified.

This is quite an older shot but remains one of my favorites, the color in this and the reflection caught my eye when I first captured it. I am not a huge fan of tri-year Chevy’s, but this ’56 was just to good to pass up.

Hope you all like it as much as I do
—-John
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I am a photographer based in the beautiful state of Colorado who focuses on nature, retro and country lifestyle images on my wonderful state! I have been shooting since the middle 1980s and my adventures have taken me all over. I am grateful for where I live and consider myself fortunate.Join me on my photographic journey to show you that beauty still exists in the world.

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Comments

  • demon
    demonalmost 7 years ago

    A classic kkart…and yes there is so much hard toil and artwok in a restoration or customising…The reflection of the sky and mountains in the paintwork is tops.

  • velveteagle
    velveteaglealmost 7 years ago

    Solid work yours and theirs..

  • rossco
    rosscoalmost 7 years ago

    Sweet ride this , and sweet shot.

  • aphoto4you
    aphoto4youalmost 7 years ago

    very nice :)

  • Victor Bezrukov
    Victor Bezrukovalmost 7 years ago

    vibrant colours !
    the people in reflection are not on the place..
    but the what perspective – amazing !

  • nmbrplus
    nmbrplusalmost 7 years ago

    Excellent perspective…lovely blues and this classic car brings back such wonderful memories…Thanks!

  • Luuezz
    Luuezzalmost 7 years ago

    nice angel, nice shot

  • bluesman219
    bluesman219almost 7 years ago

    Love it John!! My dad had one of these in red.

  • MichaelCouacaud
    MichaelCouacaudalmost 7 years ago

    that good, todat i took a couple pic of this cool car that reminded me of the types you photographs.

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosseralmost 7 years ago

    cool car , great reflection in the paint job well done

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