When I bring in vehicles to review, I get inquiries from readers and friends about them. In a couple of occasions, as seen on here, they became subjects for their lenses. I am grateful to give the opportunity to my photographer friends – such as Altamish Osman and Eric Vilendrer here in the Twin Cities – a chance to work with these vehicle subjects to put their own spin on their vision of them.
On this occasion, I figured that it was time I would show what I did with one of my vehicle subjects.
Normally, one of my photos shoots is quick and journalistic. They appear on various sites and publications, so I had nothing special in mind when I do these shoots. However, I was in a place I once called home and figured I would try something different while I was there with the vehicle I had with me.
The subject was the 2015 Audi A3 TDI – the first vehicle I ever reviewed as supplied by that brand. The place was Madison, Wisconsin – my home from 2000 to 2004.
What did I do in Madison with this Audi? I went around town to find places that would be amenable to the subject. What transpired was these images. They were taken in various locations around town – the state capitol, an industrial location on the East Side of town and an old hang out place on Williamson (better known as "Willie") Street.
Without further discussion, here is what I came up with…