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FEATURE: WALKAROUND
SdKfz 251 D
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Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 02:46 PM UTC
Robert Blokker shares with us a walk around of a SdKfz 251 D which has been restored by Crompton Military Vehicle Collection.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 12:16 PM UTC
Ola Darren

Thanks a lot for putting the walkaround online. Again I hope it is of some use to members of the modelling community.
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Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 01:25 PM UTC
Very good Robert,Thanks

Tony the Mutt
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Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 02:10 PM UTC
Thanks, thanks, and......uh....

oh yea, TANKS ALOT!



Your photo's are very logical. Some walkarounds are like:

1) Ok here are the front, back, and left view. You don't need the right, because that would make sense.

2) Here is a detail shot really far away. Ok, now here is an uber close shot of a random castle nut.

3) Let me take crooked shots of everything because it is cool looking.


Robert, your work contained none of the above and my brain appreciates that.


:)
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 08:40 AM UTC
Ola Guys

@ Tony
Glad you like the pics Hope it is usefull for you

@ Mark
Glad you like the pics as well. I always try to photograph following the same pattern with my walkarounds. Starting off with a full shot of the vehicle. And then going from the front of the vehicle all the way around, right back left. And then whenever possible interior and enginebay. What you say with random castle nut you are right about that I can get annoyed when it is not directly visible where a certain detail needs to be. When I do something like that I always try to make an overall shot showing where they are in the vehicle.

Glad to give your brain a rest
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Posted: Monday, October 31, 2011 - 12:01 PM UTC
Great pics!

This is a very late production D-model (1945), with the single engine cover hinged at the back and a seperate cover for the radiator. I too saw this vehicle up close a few times over the last few years.

Greetz

David