Saturday, March 30, 2024

Automotif CDLXXX...

Here's a 1951 Chevrolet 3100 pickup in Fathom Green, from the "Advance Design" series that ran from 1947 to 1955, when they were replaced by the "Task Force" trucks. It would have a Chevy "Stovebolt" 216 cubic inch pushrod inline six under the hood, rated at 96 SAE gross horsepower.

I almost didn't get the shot. The only camera I had to hand was the Nikon Coolpix A, which has a fixed 28mm-equivalent focal length lens. It takes it a full "one Mississippi" to extrude its glass when you switch it on, so I'm happy to have got the snap I did. It's a fantastic street photography camera, but this ain't the kind of street photography for which it's meant.