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wing mirrors

I recently spent some time at the Paris Retromobile exhibition, with the team from The National Motor Museum @Beaulieu_Hants. There were some magnificent cars there, but all had been photographed so many times I wanted to find a new approach. This year’s theme was based on the colourful automobiles of the 70’s and they were gleaming from the work of an army of polishers from Meguiar’s. So armed with my trusty Hipstamatic I decided to go “pop” and based my work around the wing mirror.


A special thanks to The National Motor Museum @Beaulieu_Hants, if you are in the south of england it’s definitely a place to visit, and to the team of polishers from Meguiar’s  @Meguiars without whose work these images would not have been possible. Just look at this : 

 Talbot-Lago Super Sport T150C that won the Louis Vuitton classic award.

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place des vosges, paris goes back in time

I love roaming around Paris because you never know what you will find.

On my way from the Bastille I took a short cut through the gardens of the Hôtel de Sully

the door on the right takes you directly to La Place des VosgesThe door you see on the right leads you directly into La Place des Vosges. As I went through I was suddenly transported back in time, for look what I saw on the other side :

there were old Citroën DS cars revving up everywhere. Had I run into a rally? no just Hollywood….They were making an “epoch” film, so I put my trusty Olympus pen into video mode and this is what I saw……

The two characters who swop notes in the archway are actually standing in front of the famous ‘L’Ambroisie‘ 3 star restaurant