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Cervinia and an old Land Rover, 2002

By annettep38  
Many thanks to Isabel and Prabhas for their lovely awards and for all your kind comments nd clicks

Maurizio Ortodossi brought this very rare original Diesel Series from a Welsh farm to Italy .

I took this picture in 2002 for Land Rover Enthusiast, with a broken hand but intact Pentax 6x7 camera. Somebody else had to drive my 109 to Switzerland where a friendly vet repaired my hand and I fixed a few things on my LR. Then I went back to Belgium with a knob on the steering wheel for easy handling.
It was Fuji Velvia, most likely the 55mm Takumar and there was plenty of light so I would have shot comfortably at 1/250s.

IF THAT NEW SITE throws me out once again today I give up. 14 times it has been

Tags: Transport 4x4 Land rover Vintage car Cervinia Series one

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ddolfelin Plus
7 103 3 Wales
22 Jul 2016 5:21AM
What a setting, Annette.
Brilliant shot and good write up.

Stick with the Site.
Just don't expect the smileys to have any teeth.

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CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
22 Jul 2016 5:57AM
A wonderful old Land Rover, Annette, and in a beautiful setting, too.
ColleenA Plus
7 420 6 Australia
22 Jul 2016 6:11AM
Love your pov and setting Annette...an image Land Rover would be proud of
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 99 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2016 6:12AM
A cracking shot.
Bantu 6 7 1 India
22 Jul 2016 6:19AM
Fantastic scene,too good capture Annette.

Vikram
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2016 7:16AM
The location and the background mountains is amazing!
I have a visit to Costa Rica in my dreams!
Good shot Annette!
Isabel GrinGrin
netta1234 7 382 2 Wales
22 Jul 2016 8:43AM
You should sell this lovely photo to Land Rover.
A most beautiful settingSmile
Don't give up Annette,have you contact the team?
Netta Smile
22 Jul 2016 10:01AM
A dream to me , both the LR & Asahi 6x7,One of my friend has one with 3 lenses, but lying idle for want of film & back up facilities.

You may try these type images with Fuji film digital cameras & Velvia option. It will be a great fun
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2016 10:44AM
Stunning Annette.
Kate Grin
22 Jul 2016 10:54AM
the air has had the moisture evaporated from it giving this splendid crisp clean capture Annette

Graham
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2016 11:08AM
A beautiful shot and location, and interesting write up.
(Problems with EPZ seem to be at dfferent times in the day so it might be worth trying a different time!)
Ju
Mike_Smith Plus
12 589 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2016 1:25PM
Cracking image, beautiful scene but most of all I love the old Landrover
22 Jul 2016 2:41PM
Love this Annette, a superb composition.
fotobee Plus
6 4 3 South Africa
22 Jul 2016 4:24PM
Thats one thing about old Landies they get you there..... but the problems come when trying to get back ! (heh heh) Regards Martin
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
22 Jul 2016 5:53PM
New Site?

Its a great image Annette!

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