A&P The Car that almost got me in trouble in Cali

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Back story: I got a ticket driving in the High Occupancy lane in Cali back in '96. Never paid it ($571 ticket)... got a letter saying there is a warrant for my arrest in '97. I never bothered to follow up and to this day I don't know if the warrant is valid and outstanding.

    Today, my Cousin's husband gave me the keys to this thing and we went for a ride. On the way back, down a neighborhood road, I gunned it and got it to about 90MPH in a 35. :rofl: Look up, and a cop car sitting in front of me parked next to the curb. It turns out he had his head down looking at his computer or something and he didn't see us. I passed him up, went around the corner and gunned it to the house "just in case". Then we decided to take some pics when we got back.

    First time taking car pics and all I used is the D700 and 85 1.4. We just drove it up the driveway of the house and snapped some shots. Tell me what you guys think.

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  2. Bob Loblaw

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    reflections are way too distracting :hs:

    other than that, i like the front on and rear on shots
    on the angles, the car looks out of place in that road
     
  3. UnNakedChef

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    Your wife is a very patient woman.
     
  4. Jonny Chimpo

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    2 & 3 are pretty awful, but the others are nice work. 1 is particularly nice. The problem with 2 & 3 (and I'm sure you can sense this coming) is that you have far too little road and far too much car. You need to get a lot more separation between the car and background for those 3/4 shots.

    And I for one am getting tired of people whining about "distracting" reflections. Cars are shiny and shit is supposed to reflect off of them.
     
  5. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i like the first shot, but a cpl would've helped. not a fan of the angled shots.
     
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    Needs more Topaz!
     
  7. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I kinda like the reflections, but I wish I had a CP :hs:

    Fuck you, Clint. :mamoru: :hahano:

    car was way too small for the driveway... but I had to get some side shots. :hs:

    agreed.
     
  8. Bob Loblaw

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    i :love: 1 and 5 though
     
  9. Wheezer

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    Fixed. :mamoru:

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    I like the reflections :dunno:

    Do want that lens :o
     
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    I don't know if you know much about cars, but an M5 is badass. You were probably doing 90 because it feels like 40-50 in most cars. If you gunned an M5 then you were g-o-n-e GONE!
     
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    nice car, can i drive :x: i'll let him test the e55 :noes:
     
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  14. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    You son of a bitch :rofl:
     
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    this
     
  16. MSIGuy

    MSIGuy om nom nom nom!

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    I like #2... Don't really know why, it's got all the points of a "wrong" photograph, but it just works for me. If the car was a different color, I don't think it would work.
     
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    I :love: M5's.
     
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    love #1
     
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    I really like #1 and #4 btw.
     
  20. ZCP M3

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    I like #1 and LOVE M5's. :drool:

    #2&3 give the impression that you were trying to shoot the road and the car just happened to block your whole shot.
     
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    and you didn't take that beast to the meet up!? What's wrong with you!?
     
  22. Jbrown

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    meh pics, badass car :bowdown:
     

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