It was just an un-assuming little squareback, sitting in California waiting for a new owner to claim it. The beige wagon wore layers of paint over body panels that had seen a rough handful of decades, but its patina was endearing in a way. Fortunately for the old aircooled, the boys at Type 2 Detectives were back in the States and on the hunt for the perfect transportation during their stay here.
It was more than a year ago that Sebastian Sieberg & Sebastian Zimmermann of SSSZ Photo shared their work on the StanceWorks homepage. The duo brought us a look at the Nurburgring Historic races through their own eyes, and with such beautiful and powerful imagery, we were excited to share. Recently, SS & SZ reached out, eager to share more with the StanceWorks audience.
Another year has flown by and another pile of camera memory cards lie beside my computer after a full season of races and feature photoshoots. I set out into 2016 determined to further chase my passion for art and vintage race cars, and now, as I look back through my archives, I’m pleasantly comforted by the collection.
It’s hard to believe that it’s going on two years now that I’ve owned my FJ62 Land Cruiser. I bought it on a bit of a whim, in need of a new daily driver. I had eyed cheaper 4x4s such as Monteros and Jeeps, with the 60-series Land Cruiser taking a back seat solely due to cost; it was, after all, the truck I wanted most of the lot. However, one within my budget was hidden in the depths of Craigslist, with no info and a misspelled title.
While it’d be nice to say most of our job here at StanceWorks revolves around time spent behind the camera and underneath cars, the reality of it is that a majority of it takes place right here, behind the desk. Between the photo editing and writing, as well as design work and website management, Andrew and I find that a decent portion of our work is introspective, focused on the job at hand, and the content we create.