Winter photoshoot – Part 2

Following the two Fiesta ST posts, today I’m picking up with the photos from the Lake Louise/Banff trip a couple of weekends ago. There will be just a few photos, but it was time I wrapped this up and shared the final shots.

Following Lake Louise we hit the highway and headed back to Banff. As we were driving through the town, at a 4-way stop we happened to pull up next to another Mk3 Focus. A pedestrian walking by did a double-take when he saw the three Foci together, and then pulled out his phone and ran over for a picture of Mario’s car. Hahaha.

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For the photos of the cars we drove over to Bow Falls and like the Chateau – it was pretty much deserted. It’s not like it was unbearably cold (as we found out it was for our cameras though…), but everywhere we went there was a noticeable lack of people.

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This meant however that there wouldn’t be cars in the background of each photo.

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Being a large, flat parking lot there wasn’t too much aside from trees to shoot against…

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…unless you looked at it from the other angle. This is probably my favourite shot from the day. There are very few cars that I think can look ‘good’ dirty, but this is one of them. The fact that it’s still slammed and on aggressive wheels helps a lot.

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At this point I’d be happy to share more photos, but we ran into technical difficulties. Our cameras stopped working due to the cold (as I hinted at above), so the photoshoot ended early. I wasn’t happy with that but we had already gotten a lot of photos at Lake Louise and it was a good time to head back anyway.

As far as the Fiesta goes, I have yet to check in on it today but I plan to stop by later and get photos of the latest progress. I do not yet know how many parts the coverage will be split into, but the to-do list has barely been started on. I have seen the renderings of how it will look when completed and there’s still much to be done.

-Bill

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