A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland

A stylish post card of a design that took years to become truly appreciated


HR Photo Shoot

In the early 2000's Dad had finally managed to restore the tailgate on the HR and you could say it was now a show quality car.

Where ever I went, the HR got a lot of attention.

“My dad had that car” or “I grew up in a HR” or “how much would you take for it” were the most common talking points from passer by (mostly men and not the chick magnet you’d hope for).

At around this time, I stoped for a photo shoot in the old Port Adelaide wool stores.

Being a design student at the time and starting to play around with digital photography and Photoshop, I quite enjoyed setting up the images and then playing with the photos in the computer afterwards.

A trio of these photo combine in a nice frame for Dad’s birthday one year – something that still hangs in the study to this day.

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