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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Richard's Garage

We were being shown a collection of antique cars when I found this dusty old car sitting in a bay with a thick film of dirt on the windows. When I looked at it later, I decided it needed a person in it. I found a picture of my dad, now deceased, and removed him from that background and placed him behind the car. I made it into a pictorialist like photo. My dad's name was Richard and so is the owner of the car, thus the name, Richard's Garage.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot G10
Copyright: © Beth Goyer