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Nic_WA 12 179 2 Australia
15 Sep 2005 9:31PM
Wow! Can see you've got a background in advertising Smile Your granddaughter's boyfriend would have been pretty thrilled with this I'd imagine.
Have a safe trip home.
Nic

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15 Sep 2005 9:36PM
Very impressive image, David. Have a good flight.
Jules
icafe 13 19 Canada
15 Sep 2005 9:48PM
Superb ! Great composition and backdrop !
Arthur Smile
firzhugh 12 13 New Zealand
15 Sep 2005 9:55PM
very effective image, great tones, lights and composition
wgfarquhar 12 473
15 Sep 2005 10:21PM
Should this be in the manipulated category?
Great image all the same.

Grant
old timer 13 55 1 Scotland
15 Sep 2005 10:25PM
Not your usual shot, David, but a cracking one nonetheless! Until I read your description I thought you'd produced that red glow in PS. The background is very fitting, and altogether it looks like a top class advertising shot.
Jim
15 Sep 2005 10:27PM
Hi Grant and thank you for your comment...don`t know about the manipulated category since, if you think of Photoshop as a personal darkroom in your desktop, then all I`ve done is graded different areas to get different depths and also matted together two shots taken on a tripod of the car early in the evening and later at night. I`m not at all sure that what we call manipulation nowadays is only called that because we do it on a computer whereas before it was under a projector in a darkroom. If you consider that what I`ve done is manipulation that`s fine by me...I don`t try to hide it. I just do it to try and get an image that looks better. For me it`a picture of a car no matter how the end result was achieved. Oh and by the way, the red glow beneath the car was real and not added by me...
Take care
David
martinproe 11 293 5 England
15 Sep 2005 10:31PM
Love this shot. I've done quite a few cars, never anything this striking though. Love it!
highlander 13 32 Scotland
15 Sep 2005 10:43PM
Hello David, such a brilliant shot full of impact which grabs the eye perfectly...good background and a must composition for the advertising world. Impressive down to the last pixel. Have a good weekend.
Doug.
ericfaragh 13 138 4 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2005 11:09PM
The city makes a striking backdrop, nice use of the underlighting.
ojjo 12 10
15 Sep 2005 11:21PM
man this is one awsome shot... as if it was directly from a computer racing game... congrats on EC

ojjo
daviewat 13 4.1k Scotland
15 Sep 2005 11:22PM
Wonderful Smile Smile


Dave
Dennie 12 260 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2005 11:22PM
WOW ! this is fantastic love the coloured glowing lights you've captured them nicly. I bet he was thrilled with the result. Well done. Denise x
cdm36 13 391 7 England
15 Sep 2005 11:29PM
Excellent, the red glow emanting from the car givimg the image a slightly surreal feel, great backdrop for this, congrats on the Ec

Chris.
Bluke 12 303 1 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2005 11:34PM
WOW// .... what more can i say .....
babs
User_Removed 15 7.3k 6 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2005 11:37PM
Very well executed
nigelsharman 14 30 England
16 Sep 2005 12:12AM
Stunning David, a real pleasure to view, your grandaughters boyfriend must be so pleased.

Nigel.
16 Sep 2005 12:32AM
Cool!

Claudio
16 Sep 2005 1:02AM
Superb in every way.

Simn
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
16 Sep 2005 1:08AM
agree with Jim, look like top class advertising shot.
Excellent.

cole
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
16 Sep 2005 1:15AM
Impressive picture.
Janet
Nic_WA 12 179 2 Australia
16 Sep 2005 1:21AM
Yessss! Congratulations on the EC David Smile
Nic
tull 13 181 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2005 2:21AM
Superb David,congratulations on a well deserved EC.

Mark.
stevie 13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2005 5:38AM
Excellent, excellent! I like the light, composition, background and just about everything else in this superb shot.
Regards.
Steve
16 Sep 2005 6:00AM
Not exactly my cup of tea, David, but technically, very very good work and well deserving of the EC. Congratulations. Smile
16 Sep 2005 6:08AM
Hi Lydia, it`s not exactly my cup of tea either but when grandaughter asks we obey...! I`ve have many other pictures that I`d rather had won an EC...no accounting for taste. Each to their own!
David
conrad 12 10.9k 116
16 Sep 2005 6:15AM
Absolutely wonderful. Excellent shot, and well deserving of an EC. Congratulations!

Conrad
pipapelada 12 135
16 Sep 2005 6:57AM
Very slick and stylish. I agree with Lydia (and with you, especially regarding the lack of EC's on some of your shots) but it still stands out a mile for the pure quality
pip
Yogendra 13 22 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2005 8:54AM
Excellent shot, Congratulations on a EC Award, Superb.

Yogendra
synaesthesia 13 389 England
16 Sep 2005 9:21AM
Chavtastic!
jkcuddihy 12 72 1 Ireland
16 Sep 2005 10:15AM
Stupendo! David

Johnny
mikears 12 89 Canada
16 Sep 2005 11:37AM
Just cruising the EC page and found this!!! Fantastic & congrats too!
Mike
SteveCharles 14 2.3k 18 England
16 Sep 2005 2:28PM
It's a bit 'teenage boys toys', but a very professional and well produced image.

Steve
danb 12 1
16 Sep 2005 4:05PM
Great image and well manipulated. Click!

Dan
sugarbird 13 223 South Africa
17 Sep 2005 2:04AM
Lovely, I actually love car pics, this is great!! You are pretty much an "all rounder" photographically, lucky..
Well done so much
lol
Jill
Morpyre Plus
12 1.6k 8 Wales
17 Sep 2005 4:31AM
great looking image- the exposure is perfect and makes for a wondeful looking image fit for a poster size on a wall - definitely compliments the car very well.

i need to go to the states with my camera - the backdrops are far better than here in the UK =)

congratulations on the EC and keep up the great work

peter "morpyre" turner
MarkyMarc 12 498 Canada
18 Sep 2005 9:42AM
I was looking at this shot for a minute and then suddenly realized "Hey, that's Calgary!". I'm not a big fan of those under car lights at all but as far a photograph goes, this is fabulous. Very well done. Where did you take this shot from? Up near the zoo?

Marc

p.s. Morpyre - Calgary's not in the USA!
foxybrown 12 368
19 Sep 2005 5:37AM
funky. excellent exposure.
20 Sep 2005 2:43AM
Excellent shot!

Eliot
PaulG 12 63 New Zealand
28 Sep 2005 7:33AM
Works well I think and a very kewl shot.

Congrat's also on the EC.

Paul *click*
1 Nov 2005 10:23AM
superb photo. composition magnificent, It would look great for the film gone in 60 seconds, or fast and the furious.
rosie42 12 7 Australia
7 Nov 2005 1:37PM
I bet he was delighted - this shot showcases your versatile and not inconsiderable talent ... well done, as always.

Susie :o)
KEVIN_F 11
9 Nov 2005 11:23AM
waw! this image is totaly awsome, i cant find any words to describe, but its so good you dont realy need to.
congratulations on the EC
Retnyap 12 28
19 Nov 2005 8:29PM
Stunning photo, one of my favourites. Brilliant work...
Davey P.
24 Nov 2005 9:38AM
well done lovely photo love it
MarkT 12 119 2 England
26 Dec 2005 12:15AM
Superb lighting.

Mark.
User_Removed 13 17.9k 8 Norway
4 Jan 2006 12:01PM
Words fail me...
kokobrown 12 1.9k Scotland
28 Jan 2006 12:21AM
amazing lighting, i looks so surreal!

Laura xx
Melvyn 11
10 Mar 2006 8:26AM
I love it, consider the car sold!
Mel
speid 15 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2006 7:26PM
Nice one Dave...

Trevor
andmolliethedog 11 120 11 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2006 11:01AM
Awsome....
30 Mar 2008 5:48AM
well done image,impressive

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