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I love the Mini
I love the Mini

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Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Frankfurt Germany
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/20s
Date Uploaded: Sep 1, 2008

Viewed: 175
Comments: 11
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Just love the original mini. Ran across this perfect one in Frankfurt Germany.

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09/30/2008 01:53:53 PM
I like the selective desat going on here, although I feel that it has given the bonnet area a strange feel.
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09/06/2008 08:20:50 AM
Nice. I never did figure out the six lights across the front - maybe to make it look much bigger than it actually is? Regardless of old / new - it is great they kept this classic in production and available. It is interesting just how many of the new ones I see zipping around Ft. Wayne, Indiana (which is still a mostly domestic vehicle town).
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09/04/2008 04:10:12 PM
How the hell can a little car, where your knees are up under your chin, the steering wheel angle makes you drive like an ape with elbows out at 90 degrees and your arse scrapes the ground, ever be considered great?? Because it's a Mini, an icon of the sixties and a contender for best car ever against a VW Beetle!!

I think Jeb is right, looks very like one the last of the later, revamped Cooper 'S' example. And, I must admit, a classier looker than the original Cooper 'S':) Great photo and a great conversation starter:)
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09/04/2008 11:57:58 AM
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09/04/2008 07:56:49 AM
VERY nice! A proper Mini......Webasto, Minilites, Fog/Driving rail......loks like a Cooper S! Great image......LOVE the depth conveyed in the paint!
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09/02/2008 10:55:51 AM
Aw, cute man! I also love the old Mini. You should've stolen it for me! ;) lol
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09/02/2008 05:11:30 AM
Ahhh, a proper mini :) Great shiny red
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09/01/2008 11:58:36 PM
The original Minis are so much cooler than the new ones. Don't get to see many of them in the U.S. however.
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09/01/2008 09:22:26 PM
Y es, cute little critter, isn't it.
Just a suggestion, this little guy is pretty tight in the frame.
Might enjoy just a little more room to roam.
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09/01/2008 07:25:13 PM
Minis are indeed great! Like the bright red and how it stands out against the (almost) B&W background.
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09/01/2008 03:52:20 PM
Wow! very shiny, works well with monochrome background
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