This one goes out to fellow bloggers One Man and his Mustang and Mustang Maniac. Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XF 18mmF2 R @ F4, 1/60 sec., ISO 200.
This could be filed under this weeks “Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure” as well and to be honest, I was thinking about it. Yes, I know, it’s so materialistic, but what can I do? I like big beautiful classic cars and I think they are treasures to keep. I also love the big V8 blocks and the sound they provide. And in this case I…
Object… of desire. When I saw this most beautiful 1950s Ferrari at a gas station I just couldn’t resist takin’ a few snapshots. I was in a hurry, so no time for shooting some frames of the front. My knowledge about Ferraris is very limited, but after some searching I’d say this is a 750 Monza from 1955. Correct me if I’m wrong, Enzo-afficionados.
Let’s take a break from San Francisco. Saw this upright old lady standing alone and had to take a line of frames. Seeing a vintage vehicle always makes me wonder when exactly cars ceased being beautiful. Must have been somewhen in the late seventies I guess. The owner was a very friendly guy who would even open the car for me so that I…
The Jexhof, a traditional Bavarian farm in the surroundings of Munich. Now a folksy museum showing peasant life around 1900.
Another detail of a vintage Volkswagen-Bus, or Bully, as they are nicknamed in Germany.
Vintage and rusty BUICK ELECTRA in a carpark in the Olympiadorf (Olympic Village), Munich.
The old Kokerei (coking plant), part of the world cultural heritage of Zeche Zollverein, Essen, Ruhrarea.
A British classic: MG model B in an underground carpark. Studentenstadt, Munich.
Now what is this? An antique sunlamp? An unidentified flying object? No, it’s an old PRIMAFOT FOTOMATIC JUNIOR photobooth that I found in a junk shop in a Black Forest small town recently. Completely with lots of dust and some dead insects inside. Unfortunately in incomplete and definitely-not-working condition. But still it just looks great. When I saw this in the shop window…
Timeless elegance. 1970s Mercedes Benz Coupé. Shot in a small town at the river Rhine.