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The Garage

By Backabit      
The rain was pouring down so what to do ?

I thought " still life" then I thought what about next door's Garage? It is a cornucopia of goodies .

A motor engineer by trade he always has a series of "projects" none quite completed ; there is an Austin Healey or is it a Sprite? . A Wolesley ,a Mini, there is a Renault outside and the latest runner is a Scimitar. Along with this comes a need for " stuff." Stuff that I can't understand that he will try to explain and I still cant understand; manifolds , gaskets , neatly hanging tools all immaculately lined up in their proper places and with this also a distinct and rather comforting smell of oil .

For me this was several " news" too. New Lumix GX9, New Panasonic Leica 25 1.4, new raw processing suite ( on trial) Capture One ...I rather like it to be fair.......

Tags: Still life Tools Cars Motor Oil Nostalgia Garage Motors ebngines

Voters: lindylou43, mike9005, newbe2 and 11 more


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WestCamera 1 80 United States
19 Jul 2019 4:33PM
I loved your atmospheric narrative. I felt really quite 'there' in the moment, by it. You are not only a fine photographer with an excellent 'feel' for the scene and situation, but a fine writer too. Well done. Good luck and best wishes for all your 'new', too.GrinGrinGrin

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pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2132 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2019 5:22PM
Your motor engineer neighbour sounds like a colourful character, and his garage sounds like a huge source of photographic opportunities. This one is a neat little example.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2019 5:48PM
A good rusty image and content.
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