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Digital Camera Gear

The ideal (carefully budgeted) Digital Camera OutfitCurt Scott's expert recommendations for a best-buy-on-a-budget camera outfit for motorcar enthusiasts. If you wish to capture great photographs of your car(s), your family, your house, your vacations, the track and carshow events you attend, this article is dedicated to you! It's Curt's advice for the camera and accessories you need to take really top-notch photographs. Without breaking the bank.

Shelby Cobra's for sale by owner


And no matter what camera equipment you use, here's Curt's advisories on how to use your camera to photograph motorcars like a professional.
1. Curt's Cobra Photography Tips. Latest edition of Curt Scott's 17-page superbly-illustrated user manual for photographing your driving machine for resale... or for any other reason. Very specific expert tips for photographing your Cobra. Print it out, read it and follow each tip on each checklist page. In 20 minutes or so you'll learn how to use your digital camera to capture knock-’em-dead, professional-quality photos of your car, your engine and your cockpit. This landmark “how-to” guide is a high-resolution ‘pdf’ file, and opens in a new/separate window to make it easy for you to print out and 3-hole punch for future reference.
2. Specimens of Superb Serpent Shots: broadside shots, frontal shots, engine shots, cockpit shots. The best of over 12,000 digital camera photos captured by Cobra owners who sold their serpent on CobraCountry.
3. Tips for Selling Your Cobra. Cobra industry veteran Curt Scott’s pearls of wit & wisdom. Well, wit.
4. Tips for Searching this 800-page website. How to find stuff fast on CobraCountry.

2011

May 6, 2011: COBRA SELLERS: 11,400* BANKABLE REASONS TO ADVERTISE YOUR COBRA ON COBRACOUNTRY by Curt Scott

February 12, 2011: SCOF/Superformance Owners Forum, Irvine California: Cobras, Daytona Coupes, GT350s (and a few early ’Vettes) galore! Photo coverage of this seminal event by Curt Scott.

January 29, 2011: Peter Brock Day (Santa Clara, California): Cobras, Daytona Coupes, GT350s (and a few early ’Vettes) galore! Photo coverage of this seminal event by Curt Scott.

2009

April 29, 2009: KBF/Knotts Berry Farm 30th Anniversary Show: Cobras, Daytona Coupes and GT40s galore! Photo montage of the 2009 show by Curt Scott.

2008

April 5, 2008: Tri-County Cobras: The Collaborative Council of Cobra Connoisseurs of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties conduct their April revelry at Ventura's Tailgate Grill & Bar!

2007

April 17, 2007: "The Best Friend Carroll Shelby Ever Had," by Colin Comer, Sports Car Market magazine.
Here's an article that you'll find interesting and enlightening. It's about the Shelby American Automobile Club (SAAC) and how instrumental it's been over the past 30 years in keeping alive and expanding motorcar enthusiasts' awareness and appreciation of the fabulous Shelby metal of the 1960s...

2006

February 4, 2006: Tri-County Cobras: The Council of Cobra Connoisseurs of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties meets at Oxnard's Presto Pasta!

2005

April 20 2005: Me 'n' Henry: It's 1969 in I Corps (northern South Vietnam): Curt Scott reveals secrets the U.S. Army never wanted Cobra enthusiasts to know about!

2004

September 11-12 2004: NCKCC's "Bash by the Bay" kit car show--San Leandro, California. Coverage
by Curt Scott

10 July, 2004: Emerson Motorsports' 4th Annual Riverbank Bash. Redding, northern California, on the bank of the Sacramento River. Spectacular backdrop, photo feature coverage by Dave Rogers.

2003

22-23 November, 2003: Vintage Automobile Racing Association, Willow Springs International Raceway 50th Anniversary grand event--Rosamond, California. Curt Scott's photo-feature coverage of this year's VARA event! Guest of Honor: Dick Smith

15-17 August, 2003: Monterey Historic Races, Laguna Seca Raceway. Curt Scott's photo-feature coverage of this year's spectacular event!

26 July, 2003: Emerson Motorsports' 3rd Annual Riverbank Bash. Redding, northern California, on the bank of the Sacramento River. Spectacular backdrop, full-blown photo feature coverage.

2002

27-28 April, 2002: Photo-feature coverage of this year's "Fun in the Sun" kit car & Cobra
replicas show at Knott's Berry Farm.
by Curt Scott & Bob McClurg

14 April, 2002: Photo-feature coverage of this year's annual Ford extravaganza
at Knott's Berry Farm.
by Bob McClurg

 

2001

August 17, 2001: Ken Miles--A Memoriam--reprinted with permission of Road & Track magazine

June 30 2001: Emerson Motorsports "1st Annual Riverside Bash"--Shasta Lake, California

 

2000

May 2000: Unique Motorcars' annual "Homecoming"--Talladega, Alabama

September 2000: NCKCC "Bash by the Bay" kit car and Cobra concours--San Leandro, California

June 29 thru Monday July 3. SAAC 25th Anniversary Bash, Lime Rock Park, Connecticut. It was far-and-away the biggest Shelby American Automobile Club event ever! Over 1,000 pieces of Shelby metal and over 10,000 spectators and participants. Jolly good show! This CobraCountry feature coverage of SAAC 25 contains over 50 top-notch photos (CobraCountry's biggest photo-feature to date!), so please kick back, pour yourself a cup 'o' java, and allow at least 2 minutes for it to load (if you're using a 56k modem). This ranks as Cobra Country's most-widely praised feature article!

June 25 (Sunday) Mustang Wings & Wheels Expo 2000, sponsored by Fry's Electronics, Ford and Santa Monica's Museum of Flying (where the Expo was held). Once again, Jay Leno was there for the gala event!

June 3 (Saturday): Cobra Day 2000 at the Petersen Automotive Museum: Carroll Shelby & Jay Leno, full event coverage. There are dozens of photos, so please allow at least 90 seconds load time.

April 29 & 30 (Saturday & Sunday): Knott's 2000 Show Coverage!! The concourse, the Cobra 427 and 289FIA roadsters, and more! There's over 75 show photos, so kick back, pour yourself a cup 'o' java, allow about 90 seconds for download time (before registering your protest), and enjoy!

February 2000: SAAC Does Vegas #4--Las Vegas, Nevada

 



ARTICLES--archived:
1999

October 1999: COCOA's fall track event--Willow Springs Int'l Raceway, (southern) California

October 1999: 7th Annual L.A. SAAC Concours/Shelby Employee Reunion--Woodley Park,California

June 1999: Shelby American Dealers Meeting--Las Vegas, Nevada (USA)

May 1999: Unique Motorcars' annual "Homecoming"--Talladega, Alabama

April 1999: Fabulous Ford Forever--35th Anniversary of the Mustang--Buena Park, California


1998
August 1998: Northeast Replica Challenge--New Hampshire International Raceway

July 1998: SAAC-23--Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina

June 3 (Saturday): Cobra Day 1998 at the Petersen Automotive Museum: Full event coverage.

May 1998: Carlisle Kit Car/Cobra Nationals Show--Carlisle, Pennsylvania

February 1998: TheCobraForum--meets in Petersen Publishing's offices (Los Angeles)


1997
August 1997: NorCal SAAC Mini-Nationals--Willows, (northern) California

August 1997: Monterey Historic Races--honoring Carroll Shelby--Laguna Seca, California

August 1997: Monterey Historische Rennen--zu Ehren Carroll Shelby's--ganz auf Deutsch

July 1998: SAAC-22--"Road America Track," Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

July 1997: Run and Gun--Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio

June 1997: Will the ‘Real’ 427 Man Please Stand Up?

January 1997: Shelby American Grand Opening--Las Vegas, Nevada


1996
October 1996: 5th Annual L.A. SAAC's Concours--Woodley Park,California

Note: You'll find another hotlinked roster of kit car show articles on kitcar.com.


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Contributions of Humor from Around the Industry

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