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Author: Randy Wells
LOST IN TRANSLATION
“Lost in Translation is a 2003 American romantic comedy-drama film (that won an Oscar) written and directed by Sofia Coppola. Bill Murray stars as Bob Harris, a fading American movie star who is having a midlife crisis when he travels to Tokyo to promote Suntory whisky. There, he befriends another estranged American named Charlotte, a young woman and recent college graduate played by Scarlett Johansson.” -Wiki Continue reading “”
A simple car shoot video rig is ideally compact, lightweight, and easy to use. It’s also hopefully not too expensive. After all, it’s your vision and message that will determine the success of any film more than anything else.
Whatever rig you choose, you don’t really want to compromise much on quality – for the camera, the lens, monitor or the audio mic. Continue reading “”
There are very few awards out there for automotive magazine and book designers. If there were more, Richard Baron would have a wall full of trophies and plaques. Continue reading “”
It’s always nice when your photograph is chosen for a book or album cover. Here’s one with impalas in motion that I photographed in Kenya. Continue reading “”
THE ROAD TO RUIN
I’m referring to the John and Beverley Martyn record from 1970 with a Max Ernst engraving on the cover and engineering by John Wood. The best listen is all analog on an original UK Island LP. Continue reading “”
BACK IN THE PALOUSE
If you really want a change of experience, and you live near Seattle, one option is to take a 4-hour trip east to the wheat fields of the Palouse – but don’t delay. This year’s crop will be cut in a couple of weeks. Continue reading “”
KEEP ON KEEPING ON
Even though it’s been surpassed by more powerful models, I still admire the Ferrari Modena 360 coupe of 1999-2004. What a perfect shape. Continue reading “”
YOUNG PORSCHE CAR OWNERS
For the the July issue of Porsche Club of America’s national Panorama Magazine, I have two features and additional photos that profile young Porsche owners and their cars. Check it out. Today’s youth deserve our support. You never know who is going to be inspired!
My sincere thanks to everyone at Pano for all they do.
The Yes Album was recorded at the Lyceum Theatre in London 50 years ago this week. It was the beginning of a string of three landmark records by the band Yes, each outdoing the previous one with all original songs. They all went Platinum in the U.S.: The Yes Album, Fragile, and Close To the Edge.
Afshin Behnia, founder of the popular car site Petrolicious, has stepped down as CEO and says the site is for sale after posting controversial remarks on the Internet. Continue reading “”
TED FIELD AND DANNY ONGAIS Taking the Long Road Home with a Porsche RSR
Article by Randy Wells, Photos by Randy Wells and Others
Forty-Five years ago Porsche’s RSR was the hot ticket for car racing. Of course, joining in the fun has always been easier if you are an heir to one of America’s famous family fortunes.
Ted Field was only 12 years old when his father, Marshall Field IV, a part of the department store dynasty that created a world of affluence for his family, passed away in Chicago. After moving to Alaska with his mother, the young Field decided California was where he wanted to be. So what do you do when you’re well off, single, 21, and living in southern California? Find yourself a Porsche of course – but not just any Porsche. Continue reading “”
HAVE A SAFE 4TH OF JULY
This candid photograph of an American veteran (and a cat hiding under the truck) was made along Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona with a digital Leica M and a 50mm lens. Continue reading “”
HAPPY NATIONAL CAMERA DAY
Here’s my first camera, a Kodak Brownie Fiesta. I think I was 10 years old when I received it as a gift from my parents for Christmas.
Bruce Brown made his classic surf movie, The Endless Summer, 60 years ago while filming two surfers, Mike Hynson and Robert August. Over two summers he followed them on a surfing trip around the world in search of the perfect wave. His landmark film debuted in 1964. Continue reading “”