Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

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Sunrise At Yaki Point

Sunrise at Yaki Point

 

After getting up before sunrise, I hoofed it out of the room at Yavapai Lodge and made for the bus. Due to a misunderstanding with the bus schedule, I waited in the wrong place for my transfer and barely made it to Yaki Point at sunrise instead of before. Even with no predawn shots, I worked the location with the light that was available. I was attracted to the backlighting on the yellow leaves looking down into the canyon.

In the best light…


Morning Grasses

Morning Grasses

 

Another image from the archive, this was taken on a morning photo shoot with my brother in law Richard at Kathryn Albertson Park, in Boise, Idaho. The early light was exceptional and the backlighting opportunities were everywhere.

In the best light…


Boats

Boats

 

I’ve been going over a few older images this week and processing them. Some had been done before, this one had not been previously posted. I liked the repetitive shapes and lines. I also found the names of the boats interesting. Can you identify the sources for the names?

In the best light…


GMC Suburban Carrier Pickup

GMC Carrier Pickup

 

The GMC Suburban Carrier and it’s sister the Chevrolet Cameo Carrier pickup truck were revolutionary in their time. They were one of the first to have full length styling to the back of the pickup box. The car type rear taillights were quite the departure from the plain taillights and rear ends of previous models. These trucks included full width styled front and rear bumpers. The fenders were also unique. They were made from fibreglass, at the same plant that made fibreglass parts for the Chevy Corvette.

In the best light…


1950 Chevy 5 Window Pickup

1950 Chevy 5 Window Pickup

 

One of my favourite pickups, the Chevrolet Advance Design series speaks to me of the post-war era. It was GM’s first major redesign project after World War II in 1947, and the same basic design family was used for all of Chevy and GMC branded trucks. True aficionados can tell by minor changes to small items as to what year these pickup were made. Column shifters instead of the floor, hood emblems, driver side cowl vent, vent windows, push button rather than twist door handles, and in the penultimate year (1954) a one piece windshield.

Black and white seemed to be the way to go with this all black pickup. Even the white wall tires pointed the way for post processing.

In the best light…


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