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by bobclevenger » Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:18 am

Would that curing "soft focus" were so easy!!!
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by Barrie » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:34 pm

bobclevenger wrote:Would that curing "soft focus" were so easy!!!


Try an F8 setting.
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by bobclevenger » Sun Feb 22, 2009 1:01 pm

That's f/8, and yes, it's usually the sharpest aperture on most 35mm lenses, but it's not all that useful when shooting "available darkness" as I did for many years. At least my out of focus shots were not that way on purpose!

How'd we get on to photography anyway? Is this Unwanted Heat?
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by Barrie » Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:28 pm

bobclevenger wrote:That's f/8,

How'd we get on to photography anyway? Is this Unwanted Heat?


Who's talking about photography???????????
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by Barrie » Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:42 pm

Interesting one this...... A Ferrari but not quite sure which. 365GTC? All complaints about quality of photos to be directed to Mr i-phone.
Too late to get all of it
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Passenger about to depart
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Off like a bat out of hell!
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Turning. I decided not to investigate further as he might have been going a bit fast (!!)
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by Kieron » Sat Feb 28, 2009 7:31 pm

Its a 330 GTC, absolutely stunning...
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by VFK44 » Sat Feb 28, 2009 9:02 pm

Probably my favourite Ferrari - maybe the 330 GTS when the weather is right.

And of course, who ever heard of a Ferrari 330 that wasn't elegant?
For example: Zagato Spyder, commissioned by Luigi Chinetti - see below:


Red - check

Ferrari badge - check

Removable roof panels - check

Borrani chrome wire wheels - check

and the final result:

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Hmmm...
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by Barrie » Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:12 pm

VFK44 wrote:Probably my favourite Ferrari ...
and the final result:

Hmmm...


Yup!
Zagato can go a bit 'off-message' sometimes.
This is what he did to the successor to the 411
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by John Staddon » Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:04 pm

Isn't taking photos on your camera phone whilst driving illegal?

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by Richie » Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:02 am

Spotted a couple this w/e but nothing as exciting as the 330...a triumph spitfire and two Porsche 928s...havent seen on of those for ages then see two in as many days...
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by Barrie » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:53 pm

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Nice.
Still no sight of a Jensen though
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by DAVID » Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:53 pm

I don't know if this counts, as it is actually on the pavement, but this was caught right outside the studio in the middle of Barcelona just before Christmas, I think its fair to say that you don't see many of these on the road, though I guess its actually as rare as a 541 over here !

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Oh yes and it was with some old Ford

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by VFK44 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:45 pm

Don't Ford (indirectly) pay your wage bill?
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by Steve H » Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:02 pm

What a great thread...!

Spotted a bright orange Fiat spyder in Twickenham high street this afternoon, no pic as I was busy parking and trying not to curb the Int wheels... :oops: also a parked DBS in Richmond old deer park car park..

I'm off to Putney in an hour or so keep your eyes peeled if any of our eagle eyed central / West London spotters are about! :lol: Regal Red CV8, warp speed 10.

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by Kieron » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:35 pm

Saw a Consul Cortina estate woody today in the coop car park in Oundle, northants...

beautiful condition, shame I didnt have a camera!!

oh and an S2 Landrover that looked worse than mine!!
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