Preschool Car Repair

Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/40 sec, f/3.5, ISO 250 — full exif
Preschool Car Repair

We awoke this morning to find a car-repair scene on the livingroom floor.


Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/60 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — full exif
Wide View

To repair the black car, Anthony's imagination called in three fire trucks, two helicopters, a large crane, a dump truck, an ambulance, a car, and assorted workers.


Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 38mm — 1/90 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — full exif
Ladder Trucks to the Rescue Repair

Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/20 sec, f/3.5, ISO 250 — full exif
Up On Stilts

Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/60 sec, f/6.3, ISO 500 — full exif
Rear View

The Lego building to the left in the picture above is the workers' rest area.


Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 45mm — 1/80 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — full exif
Hardhats Required

He makes these kind of things every day, from the simple (valet) to the complex (heavy industries) to the unexpected (airport security gate). If they catch my fancy as a parent or photographer, I'll try to grab a few shots.

I thought it'd be a good place to play with the extremely shallow depth of field offered by an f/1.4 lens (I have two, a Sigma 30mm f/1.4 and a Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 that I bought from Zak). I tried a few shots with the 85mm, but felt f/1.4 was just too shallow to do much with in the limited time I had. I need more practice.


Nikon D200 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/180 sec, f/1.4, ISO 250 — full exif
Too Shallow

I also need to work on better lighting. I need some reflectors or something....


All 2 comments so far, oldest first...

Fortunately it’s a Mercedes-Benz, the guy can continue to step on the hood :-))

— comment by Thomas on October 5th, 2007 at 5:12pm JST (10 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink

Wow, that’s going to be a heck of a repair bill. Helicopter rental per hour alone would be fairly prohibitive.

— comment by Marcina on October 6th, 2007 at 9:37pm JST (10 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink
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