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Posted by on Feb 5, 2010 in Greg, Photography, Sport, Wheels | 0 comments

Friday Photo 19: Old Time Racing Morgan

Off to the Top Gear MPH show this evening, so a sort of topical Friday Photo from me today.

This is a racing Morgan Plus 8 (At least I think it’s a Morgan +8!?) belonging to Chris Clarke. The car is on the SA Historic Racing Car Register, and the shot was taken during the Historic & Sports GT race meeting held at the Midvaal circuit in August of last year.

Possibly of the neatest and best maintained racing cars I saw that day, beautifully turned out in a racing green paint job.

OldTimeRacing-MorganTo give the shot the aged look, I applied a sepia filter to the shot, and then used a Photoshop action to create the scratched film look. A bit of noise to further add to the instant ageing process and the result is what you see here.

“Old Time Racing Morgan” © Greg Pillhofer, 2010
Original Capture: 08/08/2009, 03:27pm – Midvaal Raceway, South Africa
Canon EOS350D | f/5.6 | 1/320sec | ISO400 | 130mm | No flash

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