polished to a gleam ....

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 2 August 2010 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Danville, CA ~ Car Show

The street was closed to all but foot traffic, and beautiful old cars lined each side. The proud owners of each of the gleaming beauties stood near by, ready to hear a complement or answer a question. And there were throngs of admirers strolling along Hartz Avenue!

NIKON D90 1/100 second F/14.0 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Marie LC from France

Nice composition. Love old cars !

2 Aug 2010 5:29am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Great shot! The gleam in black and white is amazing. Beautiful crop for detail. I love that old Mercedes. :)

2 Aug 2010 6:16am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Polished to perfection, you caught the pride beautifully

2 Aug 2010 6:23am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales boy), Germany

A great B+W image,very nice..

2 Aug 2010 6:50am

dan from Paris, France

The beautiful cars are always a little bit dream.

2 Aug 2010 8:14am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Very well maintained.. wonderful shot.

2 Aug 2010 8:44am

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

I bet you had a field day - so beautifully presented

2 Aug 2010 9:56am

Florence from Paris, France

They should come to my house for cleaning.
Beautiful cars indeed. I take the one in the background. Ready for a ride ?

2 Aug 2010 10:17am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

reminds me ma grandpa :D:D

2 Aug 2010 10:22am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Fabulous take, works great in b&w

2 Aug 2010 10:37am

♏arleen from Netherlands

Great detail and reflections!

2 Aug 2010 12:06pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

A beautiful and shiny capture... lovely car ! Have a nice day Dulcie :)

2 Aug 2010 12:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Dynamite processing. Bravo!

2 Aug 2010 2:14pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Love the detail in this splendid image.

2 Aug 2010 2:35pm

jim from sebastopol, United States

Dulcie, this is the most perfectly done B&W image. Bravo !!

2 Aug 2010 3:12pm

@jim: Ah, that is very high praise. Thank you, Jim !

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

super detail here

2 Aug 2010 3:59pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice b&w !

2 Aug 2010 5:45pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

It is superb and the chrome shine! Magnificent B & W Beautiful day.

2 Aug 2010 7:42pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

wonderfully captured and very good choice of b/w. I really like this photo Dulcie, it's simply fantastic!

2 Aug 2010 8:39pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

They don't do chrome like that anymore. A great b&w image.

2 Aug 2010 9:05pm

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

Like a precious :)

2 Aug 2010 10:10pm

joemulligan from United States

wonderful silvery light, wonderful old buggies, wonderful cropping/framing!!!!!

3 Aug 2010 1:42am

Lily from United States

hi dulcie! your work is delightful.

3 Aug 2010 4:19am

k@ from Paris, France

Oh that's a wonderful B&W shining in a great & classy close-up - i like a lot that kind of giant mirror ! ;)

3 Aug 2010 6:28am

Marie from PARIS, (Fresnes), France

c'est superbe, tout un monde de reflets et de matières.

3 Aug 2010 7:12pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Cannot help but admire a car in such condition as this . . a mobile work of art.

3 Aug 2010 7:28pm

Bob Towery from Granite Bay, United States

Great shot and B&W treatment. Wish they had this car show back when I lived in Danville!

4 Aug 2010 3:14pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

And the horn yet !! A great photo.

7 Aug 2010 7:31am

Ann from Walnut Creek, United States

I can FEEEEEEEL the smooth glelam of the chrome in this shot.

7 Aug 2010 9:43pm

Marie from PARIS, (Fresnes), France

très beau noir et blanc.

12 Aug 2010 4:18pm

1/100 second
ISO 400
157 mm (35mm equiv.)