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Old 04-16-2010, 01:33 PM   #1156
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Ha! I hung out with the two blonds at a scooter rally in Vegas a few years ago, CJ's a really good friend.



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Old 04-16-2010, 01:40 PM   #1157
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Too bad your camera sucks ass.
It's the camera? I thought the pic was taken in a welding shop.
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Old 04-16-2010, 01:42 PM   #1158
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I wonder who the happy tramp is that gave her the tshirt?

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Old 04-16-2010, 01:47 PM   #1159
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Red Menace approved!



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Old 04-16-2010, 01:48 PM   #1160
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Old 04-16-2010, 01:52 PM   #1161
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I fast women....




...but slow works, too!



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Old 04-16-2010, 01:53 PM   #1162
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Old 04-16-2010, 01:57 PM   #1163
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Am I nuts in thinking that the top four photos are vintage.... bottom one with V-twin is doubtful, but the others....? Or are these staged-vintage? I looked up the photographer's website but none of these show up there, and no other bikes. He is certainly not an old (vintage) photographer, judging by the webstie. But he has a thing for "goofy-Twiggy" girls, for shore...


And you Aerosmith types might have to google Twiggy....and Michelle Phillips...
Uhmm....

Look closely at those photos and you'll find several anachronisms that indicate that the photos were stages. Carefully but not perfectly. Add in the overall "look" and it's all a miss instead of a hit and thats coming from someone who did photographic illustration for a living for a long time.
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:01 PM   #1164
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...then....



...now!

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Old 04-16-2010, 02:03 PM   #1165
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So they're not vintage. And?


What's wrong with them? I think they look terrific.
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:08 PM   #1166
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Someone needs a new stylist here.

Either that or they put this outfit together out of someones grandmothers closet! Red and black jacket paired up with brown leather and tan pants? Yech!

The girls OK I guess. (Especially if it's your sister!) The bikes perfect but nothing else fits, including the building with the service station signs, thats obviously not a service station! I cant even figure out whether thewy were photographing the bike of the chick.

Just awful...!
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:11 PM   #1167
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Sorry neither the bike nor the chica are old, but she's mine!






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Old 04-16-2010, 02:19 PM   #1168
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Now we're talking! Hot chick on a hot bike! I'll take em both!

Thats also an extremely well done photo illustration. The background looks period, the bike is a chopped vintage bike (Check out the front end and pipes.) and the model is wearing a vintage outfit, has a vintage hair style and makeup and the lighting is broad and flat. Only the shoes give it away and I can easily overlook that detail, because they sorta fit the look.

Who took this photo?
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:21 PM   #1169
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I'm forever amused at the energy people will extend to criticize the work of others. What's the payoff? Do they feel somehow more powerful?

Truth is, any image is easily picked apart- the appeal is subjective. While I might agree that the styling on this image is not to my taste, neither is the lighting or composition. So what?

But suppose this was shot by an amateur who'd never been on a real shoot before? I'd say it was a pretty good effort, and encourage them to keep working.

Why the hate?

And, by picking on the work of others, how many images will not be posted to avoid the critic? Possibly many.
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:34 PM   #1170
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Its becuuse most of mymindsok’s 1000 some post are negative or putting someone or their process down. Take a look, he isnt a real positive guy and rarely has anything good to say about anything or anyone...
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