Friday, September 11, 2015

Mini adventures with toy cars

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Blue VW Van - Into the blue - Cala joncols, Catalunya, January 2013

photograph copyright Kim Leuenberger

Kim Leuenberger is covering the Goodwood Revival, which starts on Friday, where she may be photographing some of the most costly vehicles ever produced, as well as capturing the nostalgia of motoring. Yet she is extra used to shooting far smaller models - toy vehicles set within the landscape.

The collection, referred to as traveling cars, began greater than four years in the past when, having got a digicam for her birthday, Leuenberger took some pictures of toys, together with the blue van as considered above, for a mission to raise attention about autism that turned into running on graphic-sharing platform Instagram.

"after I posted on Instagram the feedback become so high quality that I continued taking that blue van far and wide I travelled. Then with time, I bought greater cars," says Leuenberger .

while traveling she quickly introduced a purple Vespa in Tuscany and a yellow beetle in Catalunya, which changed into when she come across the title for the mission - touring vehicles' Adventures.
image copyright Kim Leuenberger graphic caption red Vespa in Solothurn, Switzerland

"on the grounds that then, my fogeys and that i have been buying more vehicles to add to my collection anyplace we commute," she says. "I suppose I own greater than 50 fashions now, and that they've been in more than 15 different nations and numerous different regions.
picture copyright Kim Leuenberger image caption White Police Mini Cooper in Albufeira, Portugal

"I do it for the fun, generally, because i really like visiting, plunging into yet another world and taking part in creatively with my digicam. I suppose the vogue of the vehicles I opt for reminds us of an attractive previous and have a positive nostalgic believe to them.

"i am no longer trying to make agree with these vehicles are actual, i'm simply attempting to make people smile, savor another classification of voyage and open their intellect to adventure."
picture copyright Kim Leuenberger picture caption A yellow VW Beetle in Malahide, ireland

"I actually have an incredible penchant to take photos of the vehicles with water and someday, a wave took my motor vehicle away and i've not ever discovered it once again."
graphic copyright Kim Leuenberger photograph caption VW camper van on the Isle of Skye

Leuenberger's work has been picked up via a few businesses, having travelled to Scotland with a group of Instagram clients for Olympus, protecting Goodwood Revival for Leica as well as different work for tourism boards.

She has just returned from Emilia Romagna in northern Italy where she has been taking images of miniature vehicles of the area. "or not it's been so funny how people always examine me as if i used to be loopy," she says.

you could sustain with the mini automobiles and their adventure on Kim Leuenberger's Instagram feed page or see her work on her site

here is a small alternative of photos from the undertaking.
picture copyright Kim Leuenberger photo caption Lavender birth in Hitchin image copyright Kim Leuenberger graphic caption Mini in Switzerland photo copyright Kim Leuenberger image caption Talisker seashore, Isle of Skye photo copyright Kim Leuenberger picture caption Fiat 500 in London photograph copyright Kim Leuenberger