Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Dark Reds


 

Dark Reds

For the challenge this week I decided to use pictures of vintage, and one not so vintage, cars in similar colours.  Vintage cars are interesting to photograph whether they are  smartly turned out for a car show as most of the ones in these photos are or quietly rusting in a shed. They have much more character than most modern cars. The burgundy or maroon colour scheme is a popular one with vintage car enthusiasts and is still popular with modern cars. These photos from my archive were taken in Napier, New Zealand, Hobart and Oatlands, Tasmania.

Author: Taswegian1957

Born in England in 1957 my family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. David passed away in 2015 and I'm here on my own now but I have Cindy the dog and Polly the cat to keep me company. I currently co-write two Wordpress blogswith my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and a "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania.

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