Beetle Juice

Uploaded: January 31, 2009 04:02:14


Never thought I'd want to drive a Volkswagen until I saw this juiced up little Beetle convertible at this year's Detroit auto show. Well, as juiced up as it can be with 150 horse, LOL. Added a little of Flaming Pear's Aetherize filter for some "dream" effects.

~~ Digital Darkroom ~~

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Michelle Alton January 31, 2009

Absolutely stunning, Deb. Love the title too. I foresee more horses being added..
Wonderful application of effects, too. Hey, I could see ME driving this one...but not on the NJ Turnpike. I'm a wimp on that I need a BIG footprint! #1076189

Bill Knaps January 31, 2009

Beautiful capture Deb. Bill #7108779

Aimee S. McMaster January 31, 2009

....excellent pov, light and color Deb....the queen of the auto shots ;-) Aimee #7108785

Anita Hogue January 31, 2009

Fabulous perspective, Deb! Looks dreamy to me! #7108795

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 31, 2009

Fantastic pov and colors are excellent. Beautifully done, Deb. #7108815

Lynne Morris level-classic January 31, 2009

Wow a dream car indeed Deb, this is awesome, love the effects and great pov. #7108822

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe January 31, 2009

I used to have a beetle. Fun car. It was all customized and I left it parked at the old Playland in SanFrancisco while I took the bus to work and when I got back it was gone. I was on the bus to work the next morning and spotted it in a grocery store parking lot. It didn't like to start when it was wet (cracked distributor cap) so I guess whoever stole it decided to leave it. Talk about good luck, huh? Anyway, I love this one, too. #7108823

Paul E. Earl January 31, 2009

Great image, Deb! #7108891

Douglas Pignet January 31, 2009

Great comp & pov on this great looking auto Deb...I'll take one,Doug #7108896

MELODIE C. ROBERTS January 31, 2009

Must Have Been a Rainy Morning Carolyn ;0)

This is Awesome Whack~a~Doodle
Equaled By Your Title!!
Fantastic PoV
It Looks to be Smiling at Us!!

Enjoy your Weekend '0)

Wally Orlowsky January 31, 2009

That's one cool bug, Deb! #7108930

Janet Daniel January 31, 2009

Spectacular PP work, Deb! Fantastic auto image & title! Always enjoy them! #7108944

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 31, 2009

Great composition and effects, Deb. Fantastic capture. #7108993

Gord MacEachern January 31, 2009

That's one wild Beetle Deb,well done.
Gord #7109044

Linda D. Lester level-classic January 31, 2009 these little cars! #7109056

Gina Cormier level-classic January 31, 2009

Beetle juice, beetle juice , beetle juice! is he standing aside of you? lol Great comp and detail in this image. Nice effects! #7109063

Nina Shields level-addict January 31, 2009

Deb, fantastic angle to capture the truly impressive lines of this little jewel; high impact presentation; excellent work both in and out of the camera! #7109097

Mike Clime January 31, 2009

Nice pov and cool effects! #7109178

Robert R. Goodman January 31, 2009

Hey Deb,Beetles our fun to drive.Once you take a cutting thorch to them,put some wide tire on them and head out to the Sand Dunes.Beautiful capture!!!! #7109300

Jim Huffield January 31, 2009

Beautifully done, Deb. Jim #7109344

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 31, 2009

Very very cool, Deb. Just beautiful. #7109350

Linda Blair January 31, 2009

Beautiful car and're awesome at these kind of images!!!! #7109510

A P January 31, 2009

Awesome POV and effects on this outstanding capture, Deb

PS The tigers are always awake and playing it's the Lion that sleeps tonight LOL #7109634

William C. Raco level-classic January 31, 2009

Excellent perspective and presentation
This is a beauty of a car and a photo, Deb #7109819

David Phalen January 31, 2009

Terrific POV and work Deb!! #7110190

Jeana Clark January 31, 2009

Awesome work and POV Deb!!!
I've always loved this new version of the Beetle...I think they'd be fun to drive!!!
Fantastic title as well!!!

~J~ #7110203

Bonnie C. Lackey January 31, 2009

Great Beetle artwork, Deb! LOL, before you big car people scoff at the Beetle, my Turbo Beetle can put you back in your seat and take the curves with a big grin! #7110599

John Connolly January 31, 2009

A wonderful POV and great effects here Deb! Sure a different vehicle to the 1974 version! #7110712

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 31, 2009

WOW!!!!! Awesome POV, colors, lighting and clarity!!!!!! An AMAZING shot, Deb!!!!! :-) k #7110878

Mary Timman January 31, 2009

You sure know how to get fabulous shots of cars...the car industry should hire you for advertisement!!!!! Magazines!!!

Carol L. Fowler January 31, 2009

Another beautiful shot at the show. #7111371

Courtenay Vanderbilt January 31, 2009

Deb, you are the "Vehicle Master"! Learned to drive on a 65 bug! Fantastic image! #7111648

Brett Dolsen January 31, 2009

Stunning colour,composition and clarity Deb!!Brett #7111979

Ray Thoms February 02, 2009

Nrither did I until I say this one Deb....great image!! #7116698

Debra R. Harder February 02, 2009 I can't wait for your book, Deb! This is magnificent. Love your POV, details and comp. What can I say...BRILLIANT AS ALWAYS! Deb #7118571

February 05, 2009

Amazing ! You make me want to Buy One.

Terrific Capture.

E J #7131664

Marcel J. Fernandez February 07, 2009

A sterling capture on a beautiful car. #7139524

Erin Appelbaum February 09, 2009

Awesome capture Deb. Peter #7146988

Douglas Pignet February 23, 2009

Another finalist...wtg Deb,doug #7198135

A P February 23, 2009


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CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding finalist. Best of Luck in the next round. #7198165

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2009

Congratulations! #7198182

Janet Daniel February 23, 2009

A big congrats on your finalist, Deb! WTG! #7198224

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 23, 2009

LOL! I"m laughing at Ann! I love those little icons she finds!

Congratulations on your finalist....good luck in the next round! #7198522

Tammy Espino February 23, 2009

Congrats!! :) #7198556

Karen Engelbreth February 23, 2009



Jeana Clark February 23, 2009

Congratulations Deb!!!
Outstanding finalist!!!!
Hope to see again!!

~J~ #7199070

Lynne Morris level-classic February 23, 2009

Awesome finalist Deb, huge congratulations. #7199135

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations, Deb!!! #7199927

Melissa G. Meiselman February 23, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Deb!! #7200029

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your amazing finalist, Deb! #7200280

Colette M. Metcalf February 23, 2009

Congratulations!!! #7200405

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 23, 2009

Hey WaC
Congratulations My Friend!! #7200662

Erin Appelbaum February 23, 2009

Outstanding finalist Deb. Peter #7200703

Renee Doyle February 23, 2009

Excellent work!!! Congratulations Deb!! #7200879

Colleen Farrell February 23, 2009

Woooohoooo! This is awesome, Deb! Congratulations on your finalist! #7201077

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 23, 2009

Cool, congrats Deb! #7201199

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations for your marvelous finalist, WTG!

ccc #7201279

Kerry Hill February 23, 2009

Huge Congratulations, Deb!!!! #7201394

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Outstanding!! Congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserving finalist, Deb!! Good luck in the next round!! #7202000

Michelle Alton February 23, 2009

Hey Deb...I saw this coming from the beginning! Congratulations! #7202006

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Deb!!! :-))) #7202263

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 23, 2009

Volkswagon should hire you! Congrats! #7202638

Graeme yew Chow February 23, 2009

Congratulations Deb. Outstanding composition. Yeah ! they said the company should hire you and I agree with Gail and properly Heather may like it too. #7203100

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Deb!! #7203273

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Deb! #7203387

Debra R. Harder February 23, 2009

Congratulations, Deb, on another SUPERB finalist! Deb #7203479

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations, Deb - this is great! #7203565

Sam Britt February 23, 2009

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Deb!! #7203603

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic February 23, 2009

WTG Deb!!!! Congratulations!!! Laura #7203670

Brett Dolsen February 23, 2009

Wonderfull finalist and congratulations Deb!!Brett #7203772

Mike D. Perez level-classic February 23, 2009

Terrific lighting and clarity on this wonderful Finalist, Deb! Congratulations! #7203986

Bill Wyatt February 23, 2009

Awesome work Congratulations!! #7204065

Carol L. Fowler February 23, 2009

Congrats on this beautiful finalist #7204117

frank w. degenhardt February 23, 2009

Deb- I have always enjoyed and been a big fan of the work that you do not only with cars but every subject you capture. Detroit really needs you. Congratulations on the Finalist my dear friend. Best of luck in the next round. #7204857

Stan Kwasniowski February 23, 2009

Deb, congratulations #7204944

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 23, 2009

An outstanding finalist, Deb!
Big congrats!
~Lisa #7204989

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 23, 2009

Congrats, Deb.

Usman. #7205128

Jessica Jenney February 23, 2009

Congrats, Deb on your terrific finalist! #7205452

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 24, 2009

congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist Deb! #7206087

Ken Smith level-classic February 24, 2009

Way to go, Deb. Congrats!! #7206471

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2009

Congrats Deb on this fantastic Finalist! Jeff #7206721

Derek D. Dafoe February 24, 2009

Great Finalist!! Congratulations!! #7207541

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 24, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Deb!


Melissa Olsen February 24, 2009

A BIG congrats to you for your finalist!
WTG Deb! #7207625

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 24, 2009

Congratulations Deb, hope to see this again in the gold!

jo ann c. #7208487

Mike Clime February 24, 2009

Congratulations on all of your finalists! #7208901

Mary L. Graham February 25, 2009

Congrats Deb on this and all your finalist!! Love this shot the best!! =) #7212562

Max Aureli February 26, 2009

Congratulations Deb!! Fantastic image!!!!! #7216971

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic February 26, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist...8o) #7217926

Linda Blair February 26, 2009

Awesome Deb....congratulations!!!! #7219521

Eugenio Diaz March 02, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Deb! #7234265

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 05, 2009


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!



Mark S. Cox March 25, 2009

Congratulations on a great picture and being selected as a finalist.

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