Archive for the ‘Car Show’ Category

Woodward Cruise 2011

Every year since a couple years after it started, and assuming I’m in town, I’ve taken my camera to explore the madness that The Woodward Dream Cruise has turned into.  In addition to the Saturday of the cruise itself, I always manage to wander around on various evenings the week before which are sometimes almost […]

2011 Autorama

Autorama, first held in 1953, is a hot rod and custom show held each year in the winter at Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit.  This year’s event, as in past years, featured a variety of types of customs both new and old, dating back many decades in some cases.  Many different styles were on display.  […]

2011 NAIAS

Once again, NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) organizers in conjunction with WWJ radio held a photography contest at the annual Detroit Auto Show.  Contestants were allowed into the show hall an hour early to shoot cars before the crowds showed up, making it easier to get shots minus a bunch of people in the […]

Billetproof Detroit 2010

Rat Rod – “A style of hot rod or custom car that, in most cases, imitates (or exaggerates) the early hot rods of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. It is not to be confused with the somewhat closely related “traditional” hot rod, which is an accurate re-creation or period-correct restoration of a hot rod from […]

Autorama 2010

Autorama is a “hot rod” show that was first put on in 1952 as a fundraiser for the Michigan Hot Rod Association.  Over the years it grew into one of the premiere events of it’s kind in the country as well as being a fixture on the Michigan automotive events calendar.  Though the show has, […]