Captured on an Indian Reservation in New Mexico, I have always loved 49-51 Ford Coupe’s…rare, they make one of the best Kustoms ever…and if I coulda found the owner and had a tow truck, I would have towed this all the way back home to Colorado with me! What a scene……processed in HDR…thoughts welcomed!


50s, abandoned, americana, antique, classic, ford, forgotten, greaser, hdr, historic, history, hotrod, kustom, new_mexico, nostalgia, print, relic, transportation, vintage

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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  • grnidlady
    grnidladyover 6 years ago

    fantastic art john! i sure do love ford coupes too and can only dream about what this could be if you were able to take it home with you. :)

  • sootycat669
    sootycat669over 6 years ago

    Nice work .. like the detail on the wheels.

  • Nathan  Johnson
    Nathan Johnsonover 6 years ago

    Mate…excellent image. Ill fight you for the coupe…Id even tow it back Down Under!!

  • hahah Nathan, I tell ya I saw a LOTTA iron down there, but some where impossible to shoot, ya have to be a lil careful on Reservation land, as they are soverign and have their own laws

    – John De Bord Photography

  • ragman
    ragmanover 6 years ago

    real art photography ~ a great capture ~ well seen

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosserover 6 years ago

    very nice capture , well seen , hope some one day will get and restore it

  • Jay Ryser
    Jay Ryserover 6 years ago

    Great character

  • Natalie Rodríguez
    Natalie Rodríguezover 6 years ago

    A great find for a phographer for sure…but it always breaks my heart to see such gorgeous classics in need of so much love. I can just imagine her with highly polished chrome, beautifully painted and pampered. As she deserves.

  • Carolyn Bishop
    Carolyn Bishopover 6 years ago

    Great capture of the old building, too! Wonderful texture!

  • Interpretations
    Interpretationsover 6 years ago

    Gorgeous! The car and the image :D …. now where’s Exzibit?? lol

  • foxykya1
    foxykya1over 6 years ago

    This is such a great shot!

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