This 1953 Bentley is part of a larger vintage automobile collection that my client has asked me to shoot for him. I asked if I could shoot them unconventionally… more my style than traditional car mag style… and he said “yes”.
This, my friends, is going to be FUN.
and it is no good moving from place to place to save things;
because the shadow always follows.
choose a place where you won’t do harm
yes, choose a place where you won’t do very much harm,
and stand in it for all you are worth,
facing the sunshine.”
― E.M. Forster, A Room with a View
I enjoy the challenge of being asked to shoot something that has been shot countless times before. Shot in all sorts of ‘expected’ ways by every level of photographer from passionate beginner to seasoned professional.
I throw myself at it and see if I can come up with something different… something with a splash of ‘me’ in it. It can be a very intimidating process and there is no guarantee that an original image will emerge from the process.
I think it worked this time.