Scooter Girls

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Pez, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  2. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  3. jon_l

    jon_l Long timer

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    This lady must be from Lilliput! Scale seems improbable.
  4. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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  5. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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  6. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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  7. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    60's advertising! Must be 25 innuendos in those few small paragraphs.
  9. Moat

    Moat Been here awhile

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    ^^ She reminds me of Marilyn Monroe. And the (advertised) specs on that Honda 50 are quite astonishing, especially being over fifty years later - 50cc, 45 mph, 225 mpg!

    Bob
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  10. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  11. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  12. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  13. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  14. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  15. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  16. Solo Gato

    Solo Gato long in the tooth Supporter

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    DAAAAAMM !!!!!!!!!!
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  17. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    Flipped photo. Why?
  18. 87112

    87112 Been here awhile

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    nothing like a FINE woman with no bumper stickers. Reminds me of the 80s.
  19. Offcenter

    Offcenter On The Road Again!

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    Yeah, I have a '77 Trail 90. 40 to 45 is normal. Most I've ever seen on a flat road was 53.
    That Honda 50 I would guess would be flying if it made 35.
  20. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scooter Pilot

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    Could have been a copy from a transparency - easy to get those reversed (unintentionally). From a strictly design point of view, that image is best as seen here, rather than as shot: your eye enters an image from the upper left, scans the image in the general shape of the number "2", then exits out the right side of the image. If the photo was to be viewed as originally shot, you'd "enter" the image right into the young lady's back - much less appealing, even though most people don't know why. With her facing into the image from the right (reversed, and as seen), it tends to keep your eye in the image longer, as well.

    In a former profession (30 years) as a professional photographer, I was also an Internationally Affiliated Juror (and Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman, and Certified Professional Photographer; all from the Professional Photographers of America) - able to judge professional photography competitions at the international level. No idea where the number is now, but at the time, there were fewer than 400 of us world wide that were Affiliated. Not saying any of that to pat myself on the back, since none of that pertains to one's ability to ride a scooter; just stating some reasoning.

    Of course, if that were the case (reversing it for the improved design and flow), it would have been smart to remove the "Vespa" on the front of the scoot. Reversing the image and knocking that "Vespa" off would take an image retoucher less that 30 seconds.
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