The Life in My Years

An anthology of life

This week Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is: Anything to do with cars and trucks.

Most of the images in this submission were taken at the Rodeo, California, Chili Cook-Off and Car Show last autumn.  For a different take I concentrated on one of the features that’s a hallmark of vintage American cars – chrome.  IMG_1881-2

Above & below.  Blue sky, white clouds and green grass in the bumper of a Cadillac. 

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Streaking clouds in a Chevy hubcap

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1940 Ford in the hubcap of a 1940 Ford

Ford in a Ford

Count the reflections of a ’40 Ford in a ’40 Ford

Below, A mural on a car’s wheel well and car on a mural.  IMG_1872

Hell Driver - 2

Mission District, San Francisco, CA.

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My baby

 

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18 thoughts on “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Anything To Do With Cars and Trucks

  1. Nice! When I was young there was a great distinction between American cars and our European ones. Especially the size! 🙂 Nowadays I don’t see many old chevy’s, el camino’s or buicks anymore, but if I do, there’s always a big smile on my face.

    1. Paulie says:

      I always wanted an El Camino. When I was in high school I had a Chevy Nova that I wish I’d kept. I think that’s the way it is with a lot of guys my age, thinking back to the cars of our teens and twenties and wishing we’d had the foresight to hold on to them.
      I’m happy that I did finally manage to get a muscle car even if it took me till I was in my sixties.

  2. Cee Neuner says:

    Oh what an awesome post for this week’s cars. I adored your post. Thanks so much for playing along.

    1. Paulie says:

      Thank you Cee and thank you so much for hosting.

  3. M.B. Henry says:

    Oh my gosh I love that first reflection shot! What a unique perspective

    1. Paulie says:

      Thank you. I’ll bet the owner wouldn’t like the close up of that bumper showing the nicks in the chrome. I think the nicks look like a meteor shower and are pretty cool.

      1. M.B. Henry says:

        Agreed!!

  4. Arati says:

    Fabulous!

    1. Paulie says:

      Thank you so much!

  5. Attaches are some cool old rusty barn finds! Enjoy.

    https://bulldogtravels.com/2018/05/07/barn-find-cars/

    1. Yeesh. Thought I was posting to Cee’s page. I’m sorry. Great photos which prompted me to find mine. Cheers.

      1. Paulie says:

        No worries. I’m glad you did. Your post on the old cars is great. Thank you for visiting my post.

        1. Thank you. I should do stuff so early in the morning. Lol. They were actually taken at a car auction which took place on site at a persons house. Super random. My husband went for the auction and I went for the photos.

  6. Cee Neuner says:

    Congratulations! I have selected your post to be feature on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge.
    https://ceenphotography.com/2020/07/14/cees-fun-foto-challenge-anything-to-do-with-boats/
    I hope you have a terrific week.

  7. I really like the cars within a car reflections – good eye!

    1. Paulie says:

      Thank you and thank you so much for visiting.

  8. These are amazing!

    1. Paulie says:

      Thank you so much and thank you so much for visiting.

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