96 cubic inches....

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 8 August 2009 in Transportation and Portfolio.

I'm not normally a Harley girl, myself, but this hog parked at the curb was just too much gleam and sheen and high contrast for me to pass by without stopping and taking the lens cover off my camera. ;-)

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marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

...........and you had the talent for a beautiful photograph!
kiss!

8 Aug 2009 5:40am

@marc battault: Thank you so much...and thank you for each of your comments. I appreciate it.

Ann/Your Poet from San Mateo, United States

That is a stunner in black and white.

8 Aug 2009 5:51am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

The telephoto adds an interesting flattened effect [or were you chicken : ] best...jerry

8 Aug 2009 7:43am

@ordinaryimages: Yes, I was actually walking over to the street fair with my telephoto lens to sneak some pictures of people, when I saw the Harley. Hate to admit it, but I was just too rushed and too lazy to change my lens. :-)

k@ from Paris, France

How sharp and delightful for the eyes, love its silverish glitter !

8 Aug 2009 7:45am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

B&W was an excellent choice.
The focus is spot on
Great shot!

8 Aug 2009 7:53am

marianne from Toulouse, France

des détails somptueux !!! love silver tones !

8 Aug 2009 11:23am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

A beautiful shot and I am drawn to the reflections and distortion from them. I like your black and white tones.

8 Aug 2009 12:37pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull reflection in the chrome

8 Aug 2009 12:42pm

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Oh WOW thats a great shot, love the B & W processing , love the reflections in the chrome

8 Aug 2009 1:03pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Excellent BW ! Super framing too !

8 Aug 2009 2:03pm

Nadia Olisa from Canberra, Australia

haha it almost looks robotic! but nice shot! :))

8 Aug 2009 2:32pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific specular light. I call my Easy Racer recumbent a "poor man's Harley."

8 Aug 2009 3:19pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

very nice reflection

8 Aug 2009 3:32pm

Jannet from Goeree Overflakkee, Netherlands

Beautiful detail, great in b&w!

8 Aug 2009 3:50pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Very cool hog shot!! Love the b&w!

8 Aug 2009 4:36pm

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

Very cool shot! Great find.....love the chrome :)

8 Aug 2009 4:52pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Just cannot ignore the blatant style of something like this . . represents a strange attraction that you have caught well here.

8 Aug 2009 6:37pm

rem_la from villiers, France

ils sont superbes ces chromes !

8 Aug 2009 7:30pm

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

ha ha yes way to go a great shot:)

8 Aug 2009 7:45pm

eva from Rouen, France

WWWaoooooo !

8 Aug 2009 8:42pm

jelb from France

Bonsoir,
Nice details and greyscale..bravo!

8 Aug 2009 10:43pm

Richard Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Good crop, the symmetry works really well with all that chrome and gleam.

8 Aug 2009 11:05pm

ninni from Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Perfect in BW!

9 Aug 2009 1:16am

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Beautiful BW!

9 Aug 2009 5:00am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

gleaming detail ! beautiful in BW !

9 Aug 2009 9:16am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

Simply fantastic!

9 Aug 2009 10:09am

grant from kansas city, United States

very cool image!

9 Aug 2009 7:37pm

Chris Parr from Jefferson City, United States

Excellent image. Very nice composition.

10 Aug 2009 2:30am

manel from Girona, Spain

Muy buen encuadre y muy apropiado el B&W.

10 Aug 2009 11:22am

BloggAlot from Johannesburg, South Africa

This is brilliant. Very well done indeed.

10 Aug 2009 4:39pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Great composition. Did you climb on?

10 Aug 2009 5:52pm

wendy at the shore from United States

A BW shot to my liking, too...hot item. Ellen would love a ride!!! wish it were local :)

24 Aug 2009 11:11am

NIKON D90
1/40 second
F/5.0
ISO 200
277 mm (35mm equiv.)

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