Buggin’ Out

Black And White Photography, Joseph, Mobile Photography, Photography

For the past 2 months I have been going for 1 to 2 mile morning walks to get in a little exercise and also to clear my head. This morning while walking through my neighborhood I came across this VW Super Beetle. From the looks of the bumpers I believe this is a 1973 (which was the first year 5 mph bumpers were required). This Beetle brings back so many fond memories of my youth because in 1973 I purchased my first new car which was ironically a 1973 VW Super Beetle. For those of you that are not VW Beetle fans the Super Beetle featured a curved windshield, redesigned dashboard and a blower motor to control the heat output (very high end for a Beetle). Regular Beetle’s featured a flat windshield and the more conventional convection heating system. Both systems were still controlled by 2 levers in between the front seats but there was much less chance of your breath fogging up the front windshield on hot humid summer days and cold winter mornings. Photo was taken with my iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Like many…

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

…old Hollywood stars Herbie fell in with the wrong crowd and when no more films came his way and, his money ran out, all his so called friends left him to his fate.

Nikon D800
Nikon 24-70 f/2.8

…another burst Beetle

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

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…kind of continuing a theme from the picture last week, this poor Bug has no doubt been loved at some point in its life, but now rots in peace at this old abandoned Junk yard in Sweden. It was not alone and this is just one from a rotting traffic jam.

Nikon D800
Nikon 24-70 f/2.8
PP HDR Efex Pro 2.

VW Bus(t)

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

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Another shot from the archive in these Covid-19 days. I’m afraid that my photography has taken a backseat at the moment even with a new camera to play with. Anyway I hope you are all still well and seeing at least some light at the end of the tunnel.

Until next week then…

Nikon D800
Nikon 24-70 f/2.8
PP Silver Efex Pro II

Once Loved Bug

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

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Maybe this is what happened to Herbie after he found fame and fortune it all went to his head and, he ended up on the scrapheap.

Nikon D800
Nikon 24-70 F/2.8
PP HDR efex ProII.

…yet another burst beetle

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

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Yet another VM beetle at the graveyard in Sweden. In fact there was a long line of them forming some sort of rusty traffic jam.
I hope you guys are keeping safe and well. Here in Norway things are about to loosen up a little. Normal is still way off.

Nikon D800
Nikon 24-70 f72.8
PP Silver Efex Pro II