Punch Buggy by Shaun Colin Bell

A VW Beetle (herbie,love bug) I saw In Jozi, Johannesburg,South Africa.I Don’t see that many in such a bright color these days. I guess everyone still loves these little cars and we all have memories of days spent in them!

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Long live the beetle!!!

All I will ever shoot is a camera… all I will ever capture is a moment of beauty. May I tickle your fancy and make you laugh!!

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  • Pixie-Atelier
    Pixie-Atelieralmost 4 years ago

    Great sunshine colour! I’m in Canada and we don’t see many in such a bright colour here, either. I like the way you’ve taken a little car and made it too big for the frame – excellent work.

  • Thank you Pixie, It did come out well hey! It just shows that you have to shoot something when you see it, I say this because I have seen the same beetle again and it has been horribly bashed on the side in the pic. so photos wait for no one!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2almost 4 years ago

  • woohoo..!! one for Herbie!! Thank you Sarnia :-)

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • chrstnes73
    chrstnes73almost 4 years ago

    Love this. I grew up in South Africa and Kenya and my mom had a yellow beetle. Such a cool car. When we left Africa, we sold it. I swear that car was upset. LOL. It acted up; radio started going on and off for no reason…these cars have such personality. Thanks for the memories. Great shot!

  • Thank you …I love your story! I have a mechanic friend who swears they are better cars then half the new rubbish on the streets these days! All hail Herbie!!! I saw one in the number 53 and racing stripes etc the other day but it was in traffic and I had no camera :-(

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your well deserved feature!!

  • Many thanks Cee… I’m glad the peeps are liking it!!!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 4 years ago

  • lynell
    lynellalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations you’ve been featured in1950+ Planes Trains n Automobiles. Your hosts: George and Lynell

  • Thats really kind of you !!! Thank you :-)

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • PaulWJewell
    PaulWJewellalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture sonoflite, best memories with the old Beetle, I had three of them over time, regards PJ

  • Hello paul! Thank you for your compliment! wow… to have had 3 is cool! I bet you enjoy the old herbie movies then hey!! Go well !!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • lynell
    lynellabout 3 years ago

    Honorable mention: I recently featured a page of VW bugs, and since yours was already featured I did include in the forum page:

    To see feature page

  • Many thanks Lynell, Appreciated :-)

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonover 2 years ago

    Congratulations you are the Challenge Winner for Letter Y

    Well done, you have been added to our Wall Of Fame
    From your hosts of Alphabet Soup Bevlea Ross and Melissa

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    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

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