Photo a Day Challenge

Every Day Sight . . .

An every day sight . . . from 1908 through 1927:  A nickel Coke and the tail end of a “Tin Lizzie” as seen by pedestrians, large front wheeled bicycles and buggies powered by straw burners.  Photographed at the History Museum at the Castle.

17 responses

  1. Love the composition in this!

    March 13, 2011 at 8:28 am

  2. Tony

    good find for the theme, I like it, fine details.

    March 13, 2011 at 9:10 am

  3. nice old-fashioned shot with good composition.

    March 13, 2011 at 11:20 am

  4. regularman

    Great composition!

    March 13, 2011 at 11:23 am

  5. I like that you’ve caught enough of the car to add to the story but didn’t diminish the sign by including the entire car.

    March 13, 2011 at 1:03 pm

  6. Those were the days….love the look of the rear end of the old car.

    March 13, 2011 at 7:17 pm

  7. Nan

    Too bad Coke doesn’t still cost a nickel and cars don’t still have interesting shapes. Nice composition.

    March 13, 2011 at 8:17 pm

  8. Steven

    Back in time. The reflection in the window is also real interesting; blue sky above buildings, or am I seeing an illusion?

    March 13, 2011 at 9:09 pm

  9. Love the perspective of this old beauty! You did good!

    March 14, 2011 at 8:42 am

  10. The curvy back end of tin lizzy is an excellent lead in to the coke sign. Some people would pay more to own the sign than the car.

    March 14, 2011 at 8:59 am

  11. Bobbie

    Cake’s no longer a nickel, but the colors and the logo are still iconic.

    March 15, 2011 at 9:13 pm

  12. The pop of the “pop” sign and the lovely curve of the vintage car make for a great photo.

    March 15, 2011 at 10:20 pm

  13. Great shot. Love everything about it. Great processing. Very “Nostalgic Looking”

    March 16, 2011 at 8:01 pm

  14. It can be hard to get good museum shots because the various exhibits often sort of overlap or crowd each other. You’ve done a wonderful job of isolating the subjects of interest and not including any superfluous stuff. Very, very nice…

    March 17, 2011 at 9:03 am

  15. Wonderfully composed! Great job of taking the images of the different exhibits!

    March 24, 2011 at 9:07 am

  16. Love the idea for the theme. Well shot too… did you try one in Black and White, or in sepia tones to see if it would look aged too?

    March 26, 2011 at 2:50 pm

  17. Great shot — could have been an ad for coke

    May 22, 2011 at 12:08 pm

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