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May 29, 2007
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Make
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
Model
KODAK P850 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA
Shutter Speed
1/161 second
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F/2.8
Focal Length
7 mm
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50
Date Taken
May 2, 2007, 12:35:27 PM
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Cookson Series 16 aka Sleepy by Abearce Cookson Series 16 aka Sleepy by Abearce
I call him "Sleepy" and I imagine him with a Hispanic accent.


The next installment to my longest series yet named "Cookson Series". Named after the owner of the junkyard where I took the photos. He believes to have over 500 antique autos ranging anywhere from 1910 to the late 1980's.
Enjoy these photographs and please let me know what you think of them. Keep in mind however that space was VERY limited to take the shots. Everything was crammed together with trees growing up around/on/through them.


I do appreciate your critiques. Here are my replies to some of the common ones.

1) " Your photo is too small."

I kept the image small purposely to deter image theft. I take copyright infringement VERY seriously. I have reduced the image to about 20% of the original size. Upon completion of my website, a larger version will be available. Did you try clicking "full view"?

2)
"Why didn't you use more PHOTOSHOP?"

I didn't manipulate this significantly in photo-shop. I chose to just do some basic corrections to make this appear as I found it. In the future I will have a photo-manipulation gallery on my website where I will exaggerate the colors and tones. At that time I possibly could have desaturated parts to pinpoint a particular object within the frame. Which brings me to:

3)
"What's the objective of this shot?" OR "Why did you take a picture of that?"

As a solitary shot this photo doesn't seem to have purpose. However as part of the series I tried to demonstrate the atmosphere and theme of the location.


I hope this has cleared everything up for you. I do appreciate you taking the time to tell me your opinion of my work. I wish more viewers took the time to make relevant comments like these.

Lastly, concerning permission for use of my images, I would have to decline. I apologize if this offends you. I must continue to be firm on my terms of photo usage for everyone. I have allowed ONE person to use a photo from my personal stock, however I had not posted it as a deviation. I may consider creating a stock account in the future.

Thanks again,
Abearce
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bloodbath03 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWOME COMPOSITION LOVE THE TRUCK LOVE THE FRONT END....PS ANY HINTS ON WHERE THIS FEILD OF DREAMS MIGHT BE WOULD LOVE TO TAKE A CRACK AT BIEING ONE AND TRYING TO RESTORE IT
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Blacksand459 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool picture.
Old cars, trucks, tractors...they have so much character.

Character is sorely lacking from many of today's vehicles.
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Abearce Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Professional Photographer
I couldn't agree more!
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jeepdork Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010
wonderful find!!!! where is this car located? i seriously need to get ahold of this car for a collector.
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Abearce Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Professional Photographer
Cookson's garage Dover-foxcroft. Not sure if it is still there.
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motavated Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I would like to own this car sooo bad...
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Kaleidopsyche Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010
A beautiful old Graham nicely rendered in subtle green tones!
And it does look sleep! :)
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keithrichard Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2009
I love this shot, it's beautiful! The car is a 1939 Overland, not to be confused with a Willys. (Same company)
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Abearce Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009  Professional Photographer
It's my personal favorite of the series. Thanks for the tip
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TyphlosionsKingdom Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2007
awwwwwwwww that is one fricken rare car!!!!!!
thats a graham and it's either a 1938 or a 1939
total for the 2 years combined was about 8,000 units!!!!!!!
VERY RARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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