Last weekend, my friend, Lorraine, and I spent a day at Old Car City.  Old Car City, located in White, Georgia, is  a wonderful junkyard containing more than 4,000 cars of various ages.

My first stop at Old Car City was at a spot where I could 
use broken glass of one car to frame another in the background.

occ-2-for-fbIn order to make this image, I actually had to blend the shot of the broken glass with a layer of the car in the distance in Photoshop as the shot with the glass in the foreground was out of focus since I was so close.

I was so fascinated by the detail shots as I made my way through Old Car City.  I loved the colors of this car.

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I wanted to capture the signs of fall that were present throughout Old Car City.  I found the perfect thing when I saw this leaf affixed to one of the cars.

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The presence of nature taking over was apparent wherever you looked at Old Car City.  Here was a wonderful example.  The colors and textures were fabulous everywhere you looked!

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Since I have worked for the public schools of the Carolinas for the past thirty years, I was drawn to the school buses.  Here is a detail shot from one of the school buses that could be found at Old Car City.

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I thought this warning to “Watch Your Step” was even more important  now than when first painted on this entrance to the bus.

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As an afterthought, I photographed what so many photograph as the enter Old Car City.  This is one of the many hood ornaments from long ago that can be found at Old Car City.

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If you love old cars or photography, make sure the next time you are near White, Georgia that you visit Old Car City!

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Mary Presson Roberts
Mary Presson Roberts

I am a travel and fine art photographer living and working in the Carolinas. My camera has taken me to places I never would have experienced and to people I never would have met. Photography has truly changed my life! Using my blog, I hope to share the joys of both travel and photography.

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