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Askew - Portrait of a Vintage GMC Truck

The face of a vintage vehicle tells a great deal about the time in history when it was rolling off the assembly line, and there's so much hidden interest found within layers of rust. As I photographed this GMC truck, I wondered how many miles it had travelled with those distinctive headlights illuminating darkened roads, and how many turns were signaled by the flashing blinkers. The grille seems to be smiling a greeting of friendliness, beckoning a closer look to experience a glimpse into the past, as the "askew" hood created interesting angles, shadows and contrast. Since this vehicle has so much character in its weathered face, I thought it fitting to share it as a portrait in black-and-white.   ...

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