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Took my chevy to the levee but the levee was dry...

By KennyP
An automotive digital painting created from a photograph I took at krispy ceme classic car meetup in Manchester.

Tags: Transport Americana American car Belair Classic american automotive Chevy belair

Voters: tonyguitar, youmightlikethis, Paintman and 12 more

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tonyguitar 10 77 37 Canada
13 Aug 2016 1:30AM
Not sure about the wheels and disc brakes yet the whole image makes a fine bit of art. TG
pablophotographer 10 2.0k 423
13 Aug 2016 1:50AM
Good contrast there. The car would also look interesting if it was sot head on with the two typhoons at each side..
Somerled7 Plus
6 265 8 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2016 9:28AM
Blew me away!
Alison_S 16 339 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2016 10:22AM
Fantastic work!!!!!!!!!!!
KennyP 9 2 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2016 10:40AM
Thank you guys.

As ever, trying to get great shots at car meets is a problem. Specially with great looking cars like this because they attract a lot of attention and its hard to get the cars without people all round them. In the case of the Bel air and some others, I had to spy my chances and so there was little time to actually set up shots. If I was well known- which I am not and I knew all the people who have the cars- which I sadly dont as I am only just starting to do this, I could have arranged a private shooting of the car in a quieter place.

disks wise, as they say , I had to shoot what was there LOL

tornado wise, originally, the tornado was dead centre the roof of the car and I posted it on my instagram account and someone commented that the composition did not look quite right with it there as it was drawing attention away from the car. I then re edited it and moved the tornado/ hurricane to the left to make it look as it was approaching. I also cocked up with the titles because my other classic car was actually called Play Misty for me and this was called quiet storm LOL

I have about 7 really cracking shots of classic cars yet to do and have started to put them onto displate with a view to start selling images- something i have not done before. It would be great to start to get some money back for all the money I spent of camera gear and my cintiq.

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