Mystic Carhenge

.... I overheard the following at Carhenge: “The thing is, the guy is basically nuts… he wanted me to help him do it, but he wanted to do it the traditional way, with mead and all that.” A prophet is never accepted in his home town...

 

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  • f e r n a n d o 9y

    Interesting capture of art

    1 (from the IWANT5! group)
  • Délirante bestiole [la poésie des goupils] 9y

    The idea is great even it's look formated... I love what you compare (Stonhendge carhendge) even if I cannot ewplain it as welle as possible in a foreign language.
  • Robby Garbett 9y

    #3 (from the IWANT5! group)

    Hilarious sculpture! What I like most about the pic is the handling of colour - beautifully fragile and the light skilfully managed to give so much detail. But I do think that the composition overall detracts a little from the overall impact especially imho in having a bit too much foreground - excellent pic though, love it.

    et, Bob Coati - vous vous exprimez tres bien sauf quelques fautes orthographiques (par exemple Stonehenge, explain, well) mais ca n'importe, n'oubliez pas qu'il n'y a pas beaucoups d'anglophones qui parlent francais (ou bien espagnol, chinois, allemand etc)(et je sais bien que mon francais est loin de parfait!)
  • Stela R. 9y

    (from the IWANT5! group)#4
    a piece of art out of museum, great!
  • ButterStones 9y

    #5 (from the IWANT5! group)

    a very interesting subject indeed... and handles quite well. though i feel, its too tightly cropped on the sides.
  • Elise Bernatchez 9y

    Hi Kevin,
    I've seen documentation of this work before. It's really a neat piece. I love to use it when I try and make my students understand the importance of history: it shows us the link we all have with each other through culture. Links within our time and across time.
    Would you mind if I download this (original size). It's the best reproduction of it I've seen. Better than the one I use.
    Elise
  • Vitaly Puzanov 9y

    I've selected this photo as a Landscape Picture of the day at Landscape Wallpapers Blog and the photo is automatically set as wallpaper for the people today. (The post is here.)
    Congatulations for the good shot!
  • Nick Owen 9y

  • Stigur Steinthorsson 9y

    This is fabulous, a stunning vision.
    Thanks for posting with Autopia
  • John 9y

    Please add to Anything on Wheels Thanks.
  • Mary 9y

    i love car henge!
    i actually have a couple of friends that were married there!
    they called the alliance nebraska chamber of commerce to see if anyone had done this before and surprisingly no (ha)...the license was only $35. they bought their 60's wedding clothes used...the whole wedding was under $100...
    i joked that if it didn't work out (their marriage) that they were only out $100.
  • Steve Livesley 8y

    Fantastic! Thanks for this one!
  • Red Nael 8y

    *ping* horny pic, doc:)
  • Mark Atkinson 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fake, Copy or Replica Monuments and Landmarks, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • res2100 7y

    Carhenge is sounds so cool...gotta visit it next time we drive through Nebraska.

    Your have excellent Photography Skills.

    Please consider posting your unedited photo to the
    Photography Skills (NOT Editing Skills) group.
  • Dan Stiver 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Junk and Scrap Art, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Stanislav Stankovic 6y

    Thank you for making this photo available under Creative Commons. I have used it as an illustration in an article on Atlas Obscura website

    atlasobscura.com/node/408
  • roryb31 5y

    Thank you for sharing your dynamite photo with us and for the CC license. Your photo is at aaronlanguage.com/weekly_English_topic/198_october3sunday... as one of our topics of the week. Yes, this was a while ago. We are now catching up with our thank-yous. Your name is below the photo and links to our credits page at aaronlanguage.com/additionallinks/credits_9.html, which then links to your page here at Flickr. Thanks again!
  • Jimmy Martin 4y

    Do the Priests there dress up like old 1950's Texaco Service Station Attendants, and call themselves "Fluids" instead of "Druids"?
  • Theryn Fleming 4y

    Thank you for making your photo available for use under a Creative Commons license. We've used it to illustrate a piece in Toasted Cheese (a nonprofit literary journal). The photo has been attributed to you and linked back to this page. We'd love it if you added it to our Flickr group. Thanks again!
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