something old

Something Old

I came across an opportunity to take this old Mac out back and shoot it recently. We were cleaning out old storage space and came across our Mac graveyard of sorts. Also In there was a Cube and moving head iMac. Good stuff. I took out one of the Classics we had around and put it in the middle of a nearby field. I’ll tell you what though, it may look warm but I was freezing laying on the grass to get this shot. I am a bit disappointed in myself for letting the highlight there get blown out but thats bound to happen when shooting straight into the sun. The image still somehow ended up in my shareable image pile so here we are.

I am nearly finished with an article about the new 5D Mark III which I started writing by request. I should have time to get a few more good posts in before my wedding at the end of March which is coming up quickly! I am also excited to share that YoungDoo and I will be spending some time in Bali while I am away so heres to the travel and beauty that lies ahead. It’s going to be an exciting couple of months I know that much. Till then, enjoy this little piece of the past.


  1. Luuuk - March 7, 2012 at 10:02 am


  2. kaizi - March 7, 2012 at 12:08 pm


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  4. Steve - March 7, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Great picture……Thank you

  5. scottdot - March 7, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    Beautifully nostalgic. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Neil - March 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    Awww yeah awesome, love it.

  7. Val - March 7, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    aww! love the rainbow mac. :) cheers to next couple months indeed! you’ll feel better in Bali!! :)

  8. Paul Anthony Webb - March 8, 2012 at 4:24 am

    Haha, this is pretty neat.

  9. Nikita Titow - March 8, 2012 at 8:29 am

    Great. Touching!

  10. みんなのクラウド - March 8, 2012 at 4:27 pm


  11. Newton Poetry — ‘Something Old’ by John Carey - March 9, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    […] stuff, indeed. Download the full version at the blog. You can see more of Carey’s work at his Flickr […]

  12. Johnny Van Cura - March 9, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    Reminds me of Office Space.

  13. John - March 10, 2012 at 2:44 am

    So happy to hear this was enjoyed by everyone!

  14. Search ilmu - March 14, 2012 at 9:11 am

    Very nice image,,, so beutiful

  15. Peter Baldwin - March 26, 2012 at 10:50 pm

    This is the most beautiful photo and looks ridiculously good on the new iPad. Thank you thnk you thank you.

  16. emmanuel - April 30, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    so cool and very kind to share this :)

  17. Lindsay - May 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    Hey just wondering if there any update to your 5d mark 3 article? I understand this is a very busy time in your life, I’m just curious as you said it’s almost done and as I stated previously I highly value your opinions.

  18. Marcus Nuccio - September 30, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Is there any chance you could publish an iPhone 5 friendly copy? I really like this photo.

  19. lolo - December 19, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    wich lens did u used

  20. Gildas - December 26, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    Très joli, bravo!

  21. xaero212 - January 6, 2013 at 9:49 am

    One of the most magnificent mac-related photos I’ve ever seen :o

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