ThrustSSC

In 14mm f2.8, Cars, England by Robert Lussier2 Comments

This is an image from almost two years ago. It was shot at the Transport Museum in Coventry, UK. This is the ThrustSSC (Thrust Supersonic Car). In 1997 it became the first car to officially break the sound barrier. It did so in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert with RAF fighter pilot Andy Green at the wheel. The display is …

Monty’s Staff Car

In 50mm 1.4, England, Travel by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything from my trip to England last June. I still have a bunch of images that haven’t seen the light of day. This seems like a good week to dust some of them off. First up is a shot from the Coventry Transport Museum. My son, Ryan and …

The Remains

In 20mm f2.8, Cityscape, England, Travel by Robert Lussier3 Comments

Today’s shot is a remembrance of war. On November 14, 1940 the city of Coventry, England was leveled in the Blitz. Over 500 Luftwaffe bombers dropped over 150,000 incendiary bombs and 500 tons of high explosives on this industrial city. Hundreds of people were killed and thousands of buildings destroyed. One of them was the …