Solved

Where to find a picture of a car driving away at night.

Posted on 2010-11-20
9
348 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Does anybody know where I can find a picture of a car driving away at night, or parked by the side of a not too desolate country road? Ideally it needs to be in landscape view, ideally with a width of at least 1680 pixels and with the car quite a bit off to one side or the other (the left side if there are words on a sign in the picture). The lighting should be moody, with a dark enough background for white text.  I need this to support the lyrics of a song about a breakup. A fifties or sixties American car would really be ideal, but not essential.

I spent an hour googling it and searching for it at fotolia.com and couldn't find anything close, so you'll be my hero if you can't find it. :-)

Thanks,
John
0
Comment
Question by:gabrielPennyback
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • +3
9 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:edster9999
ID: 34180806
Go to a stock photo site like :
http://www.istockphoto.com/

put in the serach keywords "car driving away"
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:moon_blue69
moon_blue69 earned 75 total points
ID: 34180913
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:gabrielPennyback
ID: 34181078
HI edster9999, thanks. Their selection is a little better than fotolia but nothing that looks like what I have in my mind. I thought this would be easy, but I guess not. I'll keep looking. Let me leave the question open for a while and see what else might come in.

- John
0
Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:jeremyjared74
jeremyjared74 earned 75 total points
ID: 34181566
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:kmead6
kmead6 earned 75 total points
ID: 34182607
Check out this link that has a list of good sources to find free to use pictures:
http://www.ko-design.com/blog/2010/10/a-post-on-free-to-use-pictures/
0
 
LVL 20

Assisted Solution

by:edster9999
edster9999 earned 75 total points
ID: 34182780
ANother alternative would be to get in you car (with an extra person) and go find a quiet road. get them to drive off while you snap the picture.

A good tip here would be to stop the car as taking a picture of a moving car is harder than a stopped car.  
Remember to let go of the brakes for a few seconds so you do not have the brake lights on.  
Remember... saftey... Don't do this anywhere near a corner where people will not see you a long way off.
...and finally... be nice to your friend or they may not come back for you :)
0
 
LVL 34

Accepted Solution

by:
Michael-Best earned 200 total points
ID: 34186976
0
 
LVL 34

Assisted Solution

by:Michael-Best
Michael-Best earned 200 total points
ID: 34203412
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:gabrielPennyback
ID: 34244107
Thanks everybody. Michael, I really appreciate these two of yours because the cars are alone on the road and will probably use one of them.

http://www.jupiterimages.com/Image/royaltyFree/78400441#Header
http://www.pixmac.com/picture/road+in+the+countryside+with+sunset/000056987113

Thanks,
John
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Adobe Muse CC instead of Adobe Dreamweaver CC? 8 70
Simple 3D CAD 18 108
Snap On Connectors 20 161
Activate recording on Zavio B7510 5M Outdoor Bullet IP camera 1 42
Introduction When sharing photos, especially via e-mail, the large resolution images that most cameras take today make for extremely large file sizes. The time required to upload these files to forums, send in e-mails, post to blogs or even placi…
Technology opened people to different means of presenting information, but PowerPoint remains to be above competition. Know why PPT still works today.
Learn how to use the remote presentation tool in Prezi to allow you to harness the power of this cloud based presentation platform. You can show your presentation with a remote audience using this free tool.
It’s easy to embed any of your public Prezi presentations on your website or social network to share with others. Learn how simple it is in this tutorial.

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question