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Taken whilst on Holiday at Clarens on the border of Lesotho. V2 - from our friend's farm near Richmond in the Northern Cape Province.
Thanx to all who took the time to comment or vote on the Silver Oak flower, and a special thanx to Pamela for the mod - removing that irritating leaf Smile That's what friends are for GrinGrin
Lots of rain yesterday and more predicted for today - warm and humid though.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 Jul 2013 - 4:17 PM
Focal Length:7.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Ichabod
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:26 Oct 2013 - 3:47 AM
Tags:Old cars, Transport
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gallero
gallero  3 Venezuela
26 Oct 2013 - 3:49 AM

Un cuadro de pelicula.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 3:55 AM

Two wonderful image, friend Herman. Photos of cars, barns, boats, houses, as they decay and return to the earth have a articulate fascination for me. I particularly like V.1

Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 4:13 AM

Two great shots of these old vehicles. Like the b/g's in both too.

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Benlib
Benlib  33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 4:28 AM

Amazing. Is the blue car still working?

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 4:30 AM

Beautiful imagfs of junk cars v2 looks better.

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ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
26 Oct 2013 - 5:42 AM

This is really an antique piece, well captured

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 6:25 AM

Old relics indeed, just like me. Interesting title Herman. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 6:47 AM

Two vehicles that have definitely seen better days, Herman Smile Carol

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26 Oct 2013 - 6:50 AM

What a built quality still in its shape.

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dven
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26 Oct 2013 - 7:09 AM

They both look as if they have been round the block a bit

dven

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fificat100
26 Oct 2013 - 7:28 AM

And I'd bet they were beautiful at one time, and someone's pride and joy!GrinGrin

Lavina

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mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 7:42 AM

A grand old lady but past her prime, someones pride and joy once. V2 could use a little tlc as well.
Nice work H.

Dave.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Oct 2013 - 8:10 AM

2 fine captures Herman,
Fred.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 8:19 AM

v1 for me today My good friend though both are gresat

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 8:29 AM

Funny how different our weather is from one side of the mountain to the other...we have a lovely sunny hot day.
Two great images Herman...those were the good old daysGrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
26 Oct 2013 - 8:51 AM

Looks like someone had their full use out of the jalopies - two great images Herman! Smile

Carol

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 8:51 AM

V1 is a beauty

Rod

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
26 Oct 2013 - 8:57 AM

Someones certainly had their moneys worth, modern cars are like that after 10 years, well captured Herman
Have a good week end

regards Andy

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
26 Oct 2013 - 9:05 AM

Wrecks, but good subject matter.

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cats_123 Plus Member 114304 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 9:15 AM

Now that's car design GrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 9:20 AM

Objects decaying away make for excellent subjects as these two images show, Herman.
R.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 9:41 AM

V 1 reminds me of a car we had when I was a child........
Hope ours didn't end up like this
But I guess better than being crunched

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gunner44
gunner44  2 Ireland
26 Oct 2013 - 10:07 AM

Great shot

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 10:09 AM

2 great car images Herman, v1 for meSmile


Cliff

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morpheus1955
26 Oct 2013 - 10:16 AM

Cracking images, wonderful textures and tones

Hugh

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26 Oct 2013 - 10:35 AM

Not road worthy HermanWink
Diane

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digital_boi
26 Oct 2013 - 10:43 AM

has to be V1 for me Herman last time I seen this i'm sure it was in Cuba

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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26 Oct 2013 - 11:02 AM

2 great captures Herman, think V2 my favourite GrinGrin

Kathryn

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26 Oct 2013 - 11:04 AM

Two Briliant images HermanSmile
NettaSmile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
26 Oct 2013 - 11:05 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrin
They have both been through the wars Herman! Great finds with super lighting.
IB

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achieverswales
26 Oct 2013 - 11:28 AM

Excellent captures Herman V2 would not be around for long over here, the metal thieves would have it away.

Regards

Trev.

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helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 11:42 AM

Strangely enough I am reading through I Samuel at the moment and came to the passage about the birth of Ichabod last night. His name means "the glory has departed from Israel"- and the glory has definitely departed from these two WinkWinkWink
Great shots Herman
Helen

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26 Oct 2013 - 11:45 AM

Cracking shots and esp. love V2
Ju

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
26 Oct 2013 - 11:56 AM

The best days of these guys passed already, unfortunately...
Good set, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 12:01 PM

i love them ,two great finds it is hard to pick out one, i will go for V2.


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26 Oct 2013 - 12:02 PM

As things deteriorate they become more photogenic.Smile

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EileenH  1 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2013 - 12:13 PM

Lovely images Smile

Eileen

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 1:07 PM

mmmmm---that's a great old car! Good image of...

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Alda  246 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 1:23 PM

I knew that was Clarens without even seeing the sign on the roof Grin (my sister lives in Bethlehem). So sad that, a few weeks ago, one of my best friend's father-in-law was tortured and murdered in that lovely little town. You probably heard of it in the news.

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jdinne  11 England
26 Oct 2013 - 1:34 PM

Great set Herman V2 for me.

John

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26 Oct 2013 - 1:56 PM

Fabulous cars from another era composed beautifully in these excellent photographs, Herman!
George

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 4:20 PM

Sad isn't it - they were once some one's pride and joy! Well captured Herman.
Joan.

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rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 4:34 PM

Lots of character in these old crates, Herman, and well captured.

Ray

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26 Oct 2013 - 5:38 PM

Ooo...I just love that light in V2 Smile

Very well captured rust buckets in both, Herman Grin

Andrew

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banehawi Critique Team 101114 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada3108 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 6:50 PM

Nice images. Very reminiscent of cars in Cuba.

I uploaded a mod of V1. I think making it more about the car, by cropping a little tighter, and tweaking white blance (warmer) and contrast, it can improve the shot.

Whats the purpose of that spring on the ground, to the right?



regards


Willie

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26 Oct 2013 - 7:17 PM

Two wonderful image

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Dinky65  2 United States
26 Oct 2013 - 7:22 PM

I like old car photo's. Nice shot.Smile

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carper123 Plus Member 3185 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 7:23 PM

Two super images, Herman, V1 for me, wow would I luv that motor, running or not.
Both images would make cracking HDR projects.
Well done my friend.
Darryl.SmileSmileSmile

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26 Oct 2013 - 7:34 PM

Two cracking shots Herman, V2 is well past its best, V1 is very rusty but makes for a great shot, i dont think it would pass an MOT test over here, i am not sure if you have such a test of a cars road worthiness in your country? But all in all two great images Herman

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Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 7:38 PM

Well presented both of these
Lucky to see them and a few fella's dreams to revamp
Lillian

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26 Oct 2013 - 8:03 PM

Two brilliant images Herman, love old cars

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 12:33 AM

Great shots Herman. Cathy

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briantjjones Plus Member 2briantjjones vcard United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 12:00 PM

Herman, Two lovely images and I love the subjects. What stories they could tell, well captured.
Brian J.

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27 Oct 2013 - 6:25 PM

There is still hope for v1. V2 is going nowhere I am afraid. GrinGrinGrin

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17 Nov 2013 - 10:19 PM

I thought Mick B doesn't drive... You found his car!

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