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Time warp

By jdenman  
Another first for me, photographing a small car show as part of the Albox fiesta events. The bar I took the other images from, was just across the road from the event, so a perfect place to enjoy it from.
This old Renault 4 had been fully restored and looked great, when the lady behind came into view with her top had to have a shot. For me she almost fits the period the car was made in, so was quite happy. Enjoyed taking the car photo's, will not be so scared of photographing them next time.

Tags: Spain General Fiesta Almeria Blue car Albox Renault 4

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CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
10 Nov 2013 11:48AM
She seems to be saying 'is that really my old car?'. Well captured, John. Carol
Bantu 7 7 1 India
10 Nov 2013 12:18PM
yes ,it is well done with superb clearity.
ColleenA Plus
8 464 7 Australia
10 Nov 2013 1:06PM
Still in good condition
dudler Plus
17 1.4k 1739 England
10 Nov 2013 1:17PM
On the one hand, French cars are so... odd. A friend had a Renault 6, and the complexity of the belts and gearchange mechanism under the bonnet was stunning. Made a Mini (a proper Issigonis one) seem so simple and straightforward.

On the other hand, they tended to provide what you need (space, a degree of comfort, economy) simply.

Odd that the car industry has sort of reinvented that kind of vehicle, with things like the Kia Soul and all the "sit upright" versions of saloons. But only sort of...
woolybill1 Plus
14 34 76 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2013 5:10PM
Huge wave of nostalgia here at Woolybill Towers because my first car was a blue Renault 4TL, though of a darker blue that earned him the name Napoleon. Despite his measly little engine I could drive him from Newcastle to Southampton in a similar time that it takes me now, in a modern diesel saloon on motorways that didn't exist back in 1975. The only trouble was that the bodywork was made of rust, and very thin rust at that . . . .

Thanks for the memory!

Regards
Bill
10 Nov 2013 9:23PM
Well captured and seems in good condition.
Effrossini
wasper 14 533 1 Ireland
10 Nov 2013 10:36PM
I hate this feckin car. My 1st was a red one & it gee grief for 3 years until I took it the scrap yard with immense satisfaction.
Good image though sorry about the rant.

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