Retro Bumper Cars

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© Nicole Gesmondi
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UploadedFebruary 14, 2008
TakenOctober 13, 2005
MakeNikon
ModelE7900
Exposure2/63 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length7.8 mm
ISO50
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(c) Nicole Gesmondi Photographer, LLCFor Paul.

Even though he thanks me for inspiring him and his obsession with the great plastic fantastic, he introduced me this place, the Enchanted Forest. Its an old abandoned kiddie amusement park. It used to have this "Story Land" feel to it.

We have been back to visit various times, and each time there are more bumper cars missing. Which is crazy, how do people move them? I always wanted one for my livingroom! Compare my photo to Paul's which was taken on our most recent trip, nearly two years after mine was taken.

Shot with my Nikon Coolpix, before the days of my Nikon D200. I also slightly desaturated the Master colors of this image in Photoshop to emphasize the retro feel.

Image is availble in prints. Price list available upon request.

Comments & constructive criticism welcome. :-)

7 responses

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (14 Feb 2008):

    here's the cool version of these that I was talking about! remember that "date", Nicole?

  • Steven Goranitis

    Steven Goranitis gave props (16 Feb 2008):

    Awww, it's so cute (yes a guy saying cute) that you guys have photos for each other!

  • Joshua Blankman

    Joshua Blankman gave props (19 Feb 2008):

    Awwww I wanna play in them! :-D Very nice photo.

  • Jason Canavaggio

    Jason Canavaggio (Deleted) gave props (2 May 2008):

    great photo.

  • Laura Hartley

    Laura Hartley gave props (3 Jul 2008):

    Great write up, lovng tribute to a good boyfriend/partner/photographer. so glad you guys have ano another to share the journey. Great, sad pic of days gone by, and apparently, cars, stolen!

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Yeah! Absolutely!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

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