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Ultimate Sophistication by Mike Capone


Small (23.2" x 14.8")

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This 1930 Cadillac V16 Limo was the ultimate in style and sophistication during that period and still commands a crowd when it arrives. The coach has been restored to its original glory in every detail. Without standing next to it, it is difficult to understand the scale of the vehicle – it is enormous (a wheelbase of 154 inches and a curb weight of 6,600 pounds)! The tires alone are huge compared to modern cars. To give you an idea of the detail to which this car has been restored I’ve provided a closeup of the hood ornament. Please view the larger image and notice that the figure has lipstick on – and that’s no Photoshop trick. Hope you enjoy!

Nikon D700 w/Nikkor 28-300mm lens @ 35mm
ISO 200, f/10, 1/100, -1/3 exposure bias

Downloaded in Aperture 3 and further processed with Topaz Remask 3, and Photoshop Elements 8.


  • barkeypf
    barkeypfabout 3 years ago

    Nice look to this Mike.

  • Thanks Paul! Always a pleasure hearing from you!

    – Mike Capone

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 3 years ago

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  • Thanks for the feature Cee! Very much appreciated!

    – Mike Capone

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 3 years ago

    Beautiful, love classics,

  • Thanks Sherri!

    – Mike Capone

  • George Petrovsky
    George Petrovskyabout 3 years ago

    G’day Mike!
    Absolutely superb in every respect! Stretch Hummers and any other limmos – eat your hearts out!
    At work I sometimes drive a Ford Fairlane Ghia “limmo” as a hire car, but this Cadillac is a galaxy removed! :)george

  • Thanks George!

    – Mike Capone

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenabout 3 years ago

    I had a Friend who had a 1931 Cadillac V16. Quite an automobile! An instant fave!!! My cars back then were Packards ~ Lynn

  • Thanks Lynn! Sincerely appreciate the favorite!

    – Mike Capone

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 3 years ago

    One magnificent machine, Mike. Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks Mike!

    – Mike Capone

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