Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 28 December 2008 in Transportation.
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Polished chrome, lovingly buffed hood emblem, a sea of lustrous paintwork which reflects the pride of a dutiful owner, and memories of days when workmanship took pride of place.
The splash of colour works really nicely
28 Dec 2008 5:25am
Very cool shot. I love the old hood ornaments.
28 Dec 2008 5:54am
Excellent execution. Pure class.
28 Dec 2008 6:28am
ready to fly away
28 Dec 2008 8:26am
28 Dec 2008 8:50am
Great serie of details of old and sumptuous cars.
28 Dec 2008 11:17am
28 Dec 2008 11:57am
wow a durant thats a classic, didnt they only make these for a few years stopping in mid 30s?
28 Dec 2008 2:54pm
Nice B/N Steve.
28 Dec 2008 4:29pm
So exquisite! Beautiful lighting and framing!!!
28 Dec 2008 4:42pm
Nice composition with fine shining in modest colours.
28 Dec 2008 4:45pm
i want to fly away!
28 Dec 2008 5:05pm
wow what an awesome hood ornament! classic shot!
28 Dec 2008 7:05pm
This tempting little series has me trying to figure what year the Durant is . . pre-1930?
28 Dec 2008 8:18pm
@Ronnie 2¢: According to a little WEB research, the Durant Motors Corporation was in business from 1921 to 1932 (or 1934, depending on source) when it was declared bankrupt.
This is a fabulous hood ornament. Those were the days...heavy chrome and style in creating car decorations! Very nice shot.
28 Dec 2008 10:26pm
wow--fantastic shot. looks great polished in b&w
29 Dec 2008 1:29am
Very pleasing image.
29 Dec 2008 2:28am
29 Dec 2008 2:36am
gorgeous..what car is this?
29 Dec 2008 4:30am
@rain girl: It's a Durant.
Gorgeous shot Steve! The exposure is dead on!
29 Dec 2008 6:17am
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