© Stanley J. Contrades


Uploaded: March 04, 2005


Porsche wheel treatment! 2005:03:04. 10:43:06. 1.5sec, f22.0, ISO 100, RAW, 35-80mm lens @ 80mm, Tripod, PS tightly cropped and various filters. Sorry, this is not my car's wheels!! The new Porsche Carrera GT has it in color; top speed of 205mph, 0-120 in 4.6 seconds, and costs a whopping $440,000.00!! You read it right!!


Arya Bandyopadhyay March 04, 2005

This car may not be yours, but the image belongs to you....and it is such a beauty, Satn!! Great shot and a sure winner!!! #221443

S J March 05, 2005

Terrifi capture and framing, Stan!! Beautiful colors, amazing clarity and super composition!! I just LOVE it!! #1148952

Mata Patan March 05, 2005

Oh! I can't beleive we had the same idea Stan! I took this same photo to my father in low 's Jaguar yesterday!!!
But I truly have to say this is nicer!!! #1148960

Danilo Piccioni level-classic March 05, 2005

Great details and simmetry!

Dado #1148968

Stanley J. Contrades March 05, 2005

I see the 'after midnight gang' is still going strong :-)!! Thank You! for always being so generous with your responses, and I appreciate and value them very much. Arya, Sanjay, Mata, and Danilo, thank you and have a fabulous weekend!!
Mata, I hope this won't stop you from entering your image! Go for it!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1148980

Karen Engelbreth March 05, 2005

Great shot, Stan! #1148989

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 05, 2005

We can always dream, Stan! Excellent image. #1149027

Dan Holm level-classic March 05, 2005

Wow! VERY different, very cool, Stan!! Love your creative interpretation of the theme!! EXCELLENT shot in every respect! #1149055

Paul Michko March 05, 2005

Great perspective, Stan. #1149100

Tom Andersen March 05, 2005

I think this will be as close as I'll get to one of those cars too, Stan! Great shot! #1149122

William C. Raco level-classic March 05, 2005

Very nice shapes and composition.
I wonder if they give test drives.
WoW, it's a beauty


Stan Kwasniowski March 05, 2005

Stan, congratulations on Your new Porsche, I am sure you must have a couple of these stored in your garage, lol, j/k lovely shot. My Son has a '89 Porsche convert 911 and I had planned on doing some photography of it this week end. Its Porsche Red, beautiful.

Stan Kwasniowski #1149206

Donald K. Cherry level-classic March 05, 2005

Great shot, Stan!! I bet you sure do look cool tooling around the Island in this beauty..looks like a real chick magnent to!! #1149266

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 05, 2005

Beautiful image, Stan, you've capture the Porsche quality!
-Debby #1149324

Tammy Scott March 05, 2005

Great shot, Stan!!!!!! The composition and tones in this are great!!!!! $$$440,000!!!!! That is unbelievable!!!!! #1149367

Roger Bernabo March 05, 2005

Excellent work. I'm just disappointed this isn't your car Stan! #1149520

Terry R. Hatfield March 05, 2005

Beautiful Stan Love The Toning You Did!! #1149521

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 05, 2005

Very cool Stan! So... is this your next car?????????????? #1149572

Nobu Nagase March 05, 2005

Wow, it's a beauty!!!
I could fall in love with ~...
...great tribute for Porsche lovers... and for all sport car fan...
Love the gold, centere positioned, beautifully captured!!! #1149738

Robin L. Wehrman March 05, 2005

WOW Stan!! Sure is a amazing shot!!! Awesome framing love the tone you did on this. Perfect!!!!! Good job!!!! #1149961

Cathy Stancil March 05, 2005

Merely the price of a 2 bed/1bath here in california !! :00 Great composition, colors and clarity on this Stan, beautiful ! #1150018

Marsha S. Smith March 05, 2005

Beautiful image. The golden colors are great. Actually on that car those wheels may be real gold, Huh? #1150045

Stanley J. Contrades March 05, 2005

Karen (Thank You!); Leanne (Yes, we can always dream!); Dan (your comments are highly valued!); Paul (Thank You!); Tom (I have a photo of it as my wallpaper and that's as close I'll get to owning one!!!); bill (Yes, they do, but you're the passenger, not the driver!); Stan (I have a number of images in my computer and that's as far as that's going to get!); Donald (Right! I'll run out of island before I get to that 205 :-)!); Debby (Many thanks); Tammy (And I know who's picking one up believe it or not!!); Roger (Sorry, but $440.00 would be my speed, LOL!); Terry (Thank you, too!); Claudia (No, sorry, but I hope to be riding in one when I get to California!); Nobi (Thank you for your support as always!); Robin (Thank You!); Cathy (And better use of the $'s as well!!); and Marsha (For that amount of money they should be; thank you!). Thanks very much, everyone, for your generous comments and support!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1150160

Mary J. Costa Pearson March 05, 2005

fantastic shot Stan!!! #1150164

Mary K. Robison March 05, 2005

This demonstrates why some cars are drooled over more than others, Stan! (But I'm with you on the $440 reality check!)
Beautiful golden tones, lovely repetition in the reflections, and the clarity is wonderful. #1150211

Elisabeth A. Gay March 05, 2005

Worthy of all the high praise in the comments above Stan!! Now empty some of those coin jars you've got stored around the house and start counting - hey, you'd be surprised, you might at least have the down payment saved up :)
Ann #1150428

Debra Booth March 05, 2005

Wow! Outstanding capture, Stan! Great shot for the monthly theme! #1150610

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 05, 2005

Very nice abstract Stan!! Great clarity and comp!! #1150771

Paula Showen March 06, 2005

This is an awesome abstract, Stan! Excellent work! #1151777

Stanley J. Contrades March 06, 2005

Thank you, Mary; Mrs. R. (And here's why some cars are drooled over more than others!); Ann (I'd have to come up with about 110 jars with $1,000 in each one :-(!); Debra; Donna; and Paula, your kind responses are always appreciated!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1151933

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe March 06, 2005

Stan, I guess for $440,000 you can get very very nice wheel treatment!:-) Excellent image of a very nice sports car!!! With this car, I bet I could go farther than you before I ran out of hiway!LOL #1152064

Stanley J. Contrades March 06, 2005

You betchum, Jim, and I'm sure that you could easily hit the 205 before running out of highway ... then again you'd probably be marked after the first time :-)!! Thanks, Jim, I appreciate your stopping in to respond!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1152104

Wendy Stevenson March 06, 2005

Whoa Stan - this is AWESOME in EVERY respect!!! Very classy!!! #1152143

Lisa Pereira March 06, 2005

Terrific shot Stan! Looks like it belongs in Car and Driver Magazine!! Awesome! #1152175

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe March 06, 2005

Stan, I think it would be fun for that first time. However, I love driving the curves vs. the straightaways! On the island I could just keep going around and around!LOL #1152182

Stanley J. Contrades March 07, 2005

Wendy, and Lisa, Thank You! ladies, very much and your responses mean a great deal to me!
Hi, Jim ... well, you'd have a whole lot of curves and not much on the straightaways :-)!! Thanks again!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1155176

Jane Summa March 08, 2005

Fantastic shot all the way around :-), Stan! #1156191

Stanley J. Contrades March 08, 2005

I thank you and appreciate your taking the time to stop in and comment, Jane! Thank You! very much!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1157884

Kristi A. Howson March 12, 2005

I really love the pattern and flow in this Stan...this is a fantatic shot! #1167111

Stanley J. Contrades March 12, 2005

Thank you, Kristi, for your support and feedback for which I am grateful!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1167836

Jordi Delgado April 21, 2005

Cool finalist, Stan!! Congrats!!

:-)) #1273101

S J April 21, 2005

Many Congratulations on this superb Finalist, STan!! #1274279

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this fine image, Stan!!! #1274802

Danilo Piccioni level-classic April 21, 2005

Stan, Congratulations on this original finalist! #1275545

Tom Andersen April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Stan! #1275764

Stan Kwasniowski April 21, 2005

Stan, Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1275804

Mary K. Robison April 21, 2005


Stacey A. Bates April 21, 2005

Congrats Stan!!! #1276688

Nobu Nagase April 21, 2005

Many congratulations, Stan, on this great finalist!!! #1276749

Stanley J. Contrades April 21, 2005

Jordi, Sanjay, Jim, Dado, Tom, Stan, Mary, Stacey and Nobi, thank you as always for your support and allowing me to be amongst you as I do value your input and kindness!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1279177

Patricia A. Kuniega April 23, 2005

I'll take one in silver and one in gold and I'll let you drive which ever one doesn't match my earrings that day! Brilliant photo and a fantastic job of getting this group salivating. There's drool everywhere. Congrats again, Stan! #1283340

Sharon Day level-classic April 23, 2005

Fantastic image, Stan!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #1285201

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