04-28-13 Chevrolet Hood Art

You may not have thought much about this but hood ornaments have largely disappeared from “modern” automobiles. This no doubt happened for a variety reason, including aerodynamics, cost and aesthetics. Of course, another reason is that ornaments became a target for thieves and vandals. Some automobile hood ornaments, like the Rolls Royce “Flying Lady,” are…

04-27-13 Classic Chevrolet

Lake Area Technical Institute hosted its annual car show today. It’s a chance for car enthusiasts to show and see some great cars. It’s also a chance to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. But for a photographer like me, it also offers an opportunity to get lost in the amazing details that most cars…

Prairie Art?

On the western outskirts of Clark, SD, (pop. 3,436) you will find 9 red and white automobiles that appear to have been abandoned in careful formation. If you ask me, this is art and I’d like to know more about the artist. Years ago, my son Jon, while working for our local newspaper, went looking…

02-14-10 A Week In Paris: Parallel Parking

I apologize if you’ve been lured to my blog this week thinking that “A Week In Paris” would offer a series of spectacular views of the great monuments and buildings in this amazing city. Those shots have been posted (more or less). Two of my favorites: Here and Here While those structures help define Paris,…