Vintage Bike Portrait

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    Is it incredibly narcissistic to say that I think this might just be the best photo I've yet to take?

    Today it was 60, which turns out to be perfect weather for biking in a snazzy outfit. I took some digital shots, but since I dragged out the monster Polaroid I figured I'd try that too. Why I even shoot digital is beyond me at moments like this.

    This is the negative side of a Polaroid print, which I fished from the trash after absentmindedly throwing it away. I remembered I wanted to try scanning the goopy negatives to see what I got, and I'm so glad I remembered.

    sx70manipulator, Voxphoto, -Courtland, and 27 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Voxphoto 74 months ago | reply

      The solarized bit is wonderful! You look like you've been pasted in from some victorian catalog.

    2. -Courtland 74 months ago | reply

      Holy shit i love the solarized part! This is amazing!

    3. Felip1 74 months ago | reply

      Wow. What a keeper -- I especially like the fact you fished it back out of the garbage! Great set-up, great shot, great picture.

    4. JRJacobs 74 months ago | reply

      Very nice - love the solarization.

    5. 8ran 74 months ago | reply

      ooo, killer socks

    6. mfophotos 74 months ago | reply

      Ah, it's the Wright Brothers re-enactment tour... very cool image, Erich.

    7. leaky_tiki 74 months ago | reply

      I saw your photo on Explore today! Congratulations! =-{)>

    8. Angela&Martin 74 months ago | reply

      This is so cool Erich. We need to talk in the next a3c3 meeting, I need your advice in what polaroid to look for.

    9. Zen Librarian 74 months ago | reply

      Very dapper, Erich! Bravo!!

    10. edthened_ 74 months ago | reply

      Och Erich, ye look fadabydozy :-) :-)

    11. traskb 74 months ago | reply

      yeah pretty epic. Well done.

    12. Denim 73 months ago | reply

      damn, this is great Erich!

    13. msu bikes 72 months ago | reply

      Love this shot Erich. Thanks for hosting the impromptu Critical Mass ride tonight; sorry I forgot to thank you in front of everyone.
      tp

    14. Arnoooo 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called vintage bicycle racing, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. amnesiak1978 65 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called polaroid, right here right now, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    16. amnesiak1978 65 months ago | reply

      the 110b camera is fantastic!

    17. chaps1 65 months ago | reply

      This is awesome!
      Clare x

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