Photos to Paint: August 2010

| August 3, 2010
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August 2010 Painting Challenge Photo

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August’s Photos to Paint Challenge

I thought I had better get this month’s Photos to Paint photo up because it is about to get crazy! I have a week of travel on the east coast, then I will be heading to Switzerland and Italy for fun and adventure with my beautiful bride. I won’t tell you where I will be heading next but I am really excited! Hmmmm…great future challenges coming with international flair!

Above is your August Painting Challenge photo. It is also from our recent trip to Santa Barbara. Over the Memorial Day weekend, Donna and I were walking down the huge new sidewalk along the Santa Barbara beach when I saw this car and stopped in my tracks. It was a vision of perfection before my eyes. I am not sure if “Liz” was anywhere around but I plopped my tripod down about two feet away from the bumper and starting taking pictures. How can you not love the design of this car? I was actually disappointed the first time I went to New York City and did not see any of these. I always had fond memories of them from the movies. They evoke a feeling of nostalgia and are somewhat romantic if you ask me.

If you look close on the hi-res image you can see me, tripod and all, in the bumper on the left side. Oh, and Donna is just to the right.

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Have fun,
Lee

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  1. AutumnLeaves says:

    Fabulous photo, Lee! Lucky Liz, too!

  2. Dale Blodget says:

    Yes! Nostalgia galore. The photo is smack on.

  3. Lee says:

    Thanks for the kudos! Welcome Dale. Thanks for stoping by ADNW!

  4. Dana Cooper says:

    As always Lee, a wonderful photo…hope to find the time to join!

  5. Lee says:

    Thanks Dana. I hope you find the time too! Always interested in how you approach a tough subject like this.