In an earlier post (HERE) I briefly mentioned Guffey, a small town we drove through when we took the long way around to get home from Florence.
The place is a bit strange . . .
. . . and sometime you need to do a double-take to not miss details . . .
It’s difficult to describe the place, and to do it justice I would have to do so in a dedicated post. Which I will eventually do.
Meanwhile, know you are liable to see odd things . . .
But some of the things you will see there are cars from yesteryear.
That green beauty is a Chrysler, and judging from the split windshield and grille, I would say late 40s or very early 50s . . . but I’m not a car guy. A cursory look did not match me any photos I perused on the interweb.
I did, however, play around with some filters and effects.
Eh, nothing fanciful, but at least I tried.
This next car is a Buick 8 Super. Again, I could not be bothered to do more than a very quick search, and those interested can click on the link for more information about the car.
Now, I think these colors lend themselves relatively well to some HDR manipulation and dynamic range tweaking . . .
Same for this Chevy truck . . .
Hmmm . . . maybe in B&W plus a few other bits thrown in . . .
No, I think the Buick looks better.
Well, not like that, sheesh!
Here’s a panorama . . .
That looks better in the SmugMug gallery (HERE).
That car at the end is a Studebaker.
Here’s a couple of shots showing the groupings . . .
And here are a few more “treatments” of the cars.
But not all the old cars were relics resting in various fields . . .
This puppy, despite the beat up look and bungee chord tie-down of the trunk, was actual transportation for someone. I was not sure, but it could have been a old body put on the chassis of a kit car. No, I did not bother finding out.
We left the place thinking we would return (we did), and on the way home we saw some impressive clouds (that will also be a separate post).
I have more photos of both the cars and the place, and they will appear when I write Guffey up.
There is a SmugMug gallery HERE with all the above offered at full resolution.
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