Random Picture of the Week #33: Merc Led Sled – 2014 Invasion Car Show

This week’s random image is of a Merc Led Sled I took during the Invasion Car Show 2014.

2014 Invasion Car Show

This article was originally posted to EvolutionaryDesigns.net/photography on September 4th, 2014

2014 Invasion Car Show

The Invasion Car Show is an event that happens every Labor Day Weekend in Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas hosted by the THEM! TX Car Club. For the last few years, the show has been held on Elm Street from 10:00 AM and ends around 6:00 PM. If its to hot, the cars and crowds start thinning out around 4:00 PM. Later in the evening, Trees and several other clubs will throw after parties with live Rockabilly bands through out the night.

To see more images from the Invasion Car Show, check out my article I wrote about the 2014 Invasion Car show.

About the Image

I have made it to show three years in a row and plan on going every year. At some point, I plan on putting a car into the event. Until then, I will shoot the show and talk with other car lovers.

To see more images from the car show, check out my Flickr Set. You can find images from from two years ago, last year, this year, and future shows.

The image was shot by hand with my Sony Nex-3N and a Sony SEL16F28 16mm f/2.8. Although it was bright, it was after 4pm and the sun was casting crazy shadows on my subjects. Next year, maybe I will take a slave flash with me to bounce some extra light on the subject to remove some of those shadows.

I then edited it in Adobe Lightroom. Then I post processed the image with Topaz Labs Clarity to add more texture, remove shadows, boost brightness and contrast.

About James

James spends most of his free time using social media and loves to teach others about design, web development, CSS, SEO, and social media. He is addicted to Wordpress, social media, and technology. You can reach him on his personal website, Evolutionary Designs Blog, Do not forget to follow him on Twitter @element321

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