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Models for boys

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 8 June 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Hand finished model truck found at the Tyne Tees Run at Gypsies Green, South Shields, picture taken Sunday 6th. June 2010.

Three exposures processed in Photomatix to make this HDR with additional colouring in Topaz Adjust.

PENTAX K100D 1/30 second F/4.5 ISO 200 35 mm

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Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

It looks like a real one :) I like the post processing which brings out all those details.

8 Jun 2010 5:19am

prarthana from singapore, Singapore

love this HDR. also love the blue highlights to the chrome out front. great tones.

8 Jun 2010 5:19am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Superbe prise Bravo

Bonne journée

8 Jun 2010 5:29am


Aaaaaaaaaahhh !! Convoy !!!! Where's Kris Kristofferson????

8 Jun 2010 6:12am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

sweet (although i am not a boy ;-)

8 Jun 2010 6:23am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

This one I like, lovely powerful colours

8 Jun 2010 9:25am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

My first though was this treatment makes it look like a model....then I read the blurb:)

8 Jun 2010 10:12am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, tasteful red and blue ! Excellent !

8 Jun 2010 11:35am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Toys for Boys! Hard to tell which is real..... Nicely done Curly! ;-)

8 Jun 2010 11:57am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

Yes, this is definitly a boys thing :)

8 Jun 2010 1:00pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Model...NO it real ....Great HDR.

8 Jun 2010 1:34pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

You are an artist, Curly!

8 Jun 2010 2:05pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Great moose guard! Looks really macho, great work both by the modelist and the photographer!

8 Jun 2010 2:15pm

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

This picture reminds me of when I myself was into models of classic cars. The photo is impressive Curly!

8 Jun 2010 2:42pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Impressive model--looks real. Beautiful representation with this processing.

8 Jun 2010 3:52pm

Pascale from Nevers, France

I am not a boy but i like these big trucks .... Very good capture and superb colors

8 Jun 2010 5:46pm

Majo from Mumbai, India

vow, looking lifesize

8 Jun 2010 6:07pm

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

When I was young, I had a dream.... lol... I had dremed that I could become a truck driver ! ;-) Super colors and composition ! Well seen, well done !

8 Jun 2010 6:23pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Beautiful, if I must say, for a truck! Love the Metallic look and chrome like shine to this photograph! Great job!

8 Jun 2010 6:32pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Hoho, so it's toy for boy! I thought it a real one! Very magic and nice!

8 Jun 2010 7:37pm

Sylvie49 capture image from Vallée de la Loire, France

Always impressing these big trucks.
Beautiful HDR.

8 Jun 2010 7:57pm

Siamak Hajimahmoudi from isfahan, Iran

bravo , very beautiful hdr shot :)

8 Jun 2010 8:03pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Boys and their toys. Great shot and great processing.

8 Jun 2010 8:25pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

How can this be a model? I can here the diesel thundering! Well done, Curly!

8 Jun 2010 9:16pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Great idea Curly

9 Jun 2010 12:16am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

excellent shot n processing. i love the shiny bits

9 Jun 2010 2:11am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Striking colors and I love all the intricate details of the truck, from the treads of the tire to the grill.

9 Jun 2010 3:32am

Christian from Leeds, United Kingdom

I love the way HDR works on subjects like this, almost like a comic.

9 Jun 2010 10:37am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

This is absolutely gorgeous - would be so perfect in a truckers diner bar - you are a genius !! :-) 5*****

9 Jun 2010 12:36pm

cristina from Barcelona (Catalunya), Spain

un fantástico hdr, coo siempre! imagino que debe ser un camión de jueguete, no?

9 Jun 2010 6:01pm

e11even from eleven, United States

ah this is a model-was the previous photo model as well?

9 Jun 2010 8:00pm

@e11even: No, that was the real thing.

luwi from Innsbruck, Austria

very strong one! good work the model and of course the foto!

11 Jun 2010 2:25pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Well, well.... what a beauty! Love the post editing too :)

11 Jun 2010 6:17pm

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Great colors, composition and model.
Nice catch Curly

12 Jun 2010 7:17pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


13 Jun 2010 7:35pm

shafagh from tehran, Iran

you have good idea
i like your pic

16 Jun 2010 2:50pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Huge trucks with a front protection grill seem to be from the Australian area ...lovely colors and process...

17 Jun 2010 7:11am

anne fleurent from Bois-le-roi, France

I'm not the first to say I love those beautiiful machines, and when I was seexteen I wanted te become a trucker ! your portfolio is full of jewels like this one!

27 Jan 2011 5:59pm

1/30 second
ISO 200
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