The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

This time we made sure we were on the mountain at 3:30am. This got us almost right at the Gateway and more importantly, leveler ground than half a mile down the road on a steep clutch killing incline. We were through the Gateway promptly at 4:00am and were well on the way to Devil’s Playground …

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My son Colin has been bugging me to take him to the Toronto autoshow since last October. Never mind there’s a big bike show in January. Even though he’s autistic, he definitely has his likes and dislikes. He likes NASCAR, where he gets that from I have no idea because it is not a style …

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As far as days at the track go, it could have gone better.  Compared to the Vintage Race weekend we attended a few weeks ago, attendance was a bit sparse.  I wasn’t aware it was the inaugural event.  The turnout was sparse at best.  By sparse I mean thirteen cars in the main display area …

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One of the things I really like about this meet is that everywhere you turn, there’s something cool to look at and somebody standing nearby to talk to you about  it.  I just loved the front end of this Morgan three wheeler as it gives the car a real aircraft sort of feel. The Bikes …

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Seems like it’s feast or famine when it comes to me and car and bike shows.  One of the guys who was at the Vintage Car Show at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum asked me if I’d like to come out the the Georgetown festival.  I’ve been working in Georgetown for the last month.  I …

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While I did sample greatly the charms of shooting with the Edge 80 tilted and shifted.  There is a lot to be said for just walking around and looking at stuff at ground level.  These kind of shows always have a cool vibe as everybody is a fan and everybody has a car they want …

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Last weekend, Darleen and I went on the Budd’s Oakville Mini, “Mini Escape 2.0.”  Basically a trip down to Niagara with a couple of stops along the way all in the company of other fellow Mini enthusiasts.  I think the earliest Cooper there was a 2002 Cooper S owned by one of the dealership Sales …

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As promised, here’s the rest of the set from HeritageCon And there you have it.  The Sigma does pretty well in its macro range.  If I’d been able to use a tripod, I’d have been able to shoot deeper with higher f settings but these things do tend to get a bit crowded and I’ll …

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