vespamore photography (pronounced "vespa-mor-ay" combining the words vespa and amore, the Italian word for love, "vespalove" by definition)
- 35mm film photography by Paul Hart, gallery - here As well as featuring my own work, this blog also features work by other photographers and anything else creative that has caught my attention or inspired me.

RETROSPECTIVE SCOOTERS
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28.11.12

26.11.12

Vespa in Milazzo

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Every now & again I get blown away by a shot - this is a great example.

This was taken in Milazzo, 35km from Messina in Sicilia by Simone Cento on his iphone. I just love the quay side setting with it's panoramic composition & of course the inconspicuous vespa smallframe, which looks as though it's been sitting there for years...

An image like Simone's sums up why I started & continue with this website/blog, in an effort to combine classic vespa & the best photography out there, as well as pushing my own brand of vespa 35mm film photography.

Simone - grazie mille for letting me post this lovely shot ; )

See more of Simone's excellent work on his website here - www.simonecento.it




Vespa del 56

Vespa del 56 by Apupo

Nice shot of this 1956 VL2 (I believe), taken by Apupo in Guardia, Galicia, North West Spain

Vespe d'Alpi Dolomiti

Untitled by Maurese Polizio

Excellent shot taken on film by Maurese Polizio in the Italian Dolomites

25.11.12

circuito

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Awesome shot I came across on iamascooterist blog


24.11.12

long road to ruin

long road to ruin by e.g+

Lovely shot taken by Eric Gromont in Sardinia

Eric's website -  www.blackflange.blogspot.co.uk

Going down...

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                     source: Vespa tramp


Andiamo..!

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            source: Francesco Ligato



Nella citta

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       re-blogged from Vespa Mugello


VBB150

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Nice studio shot of David Hardy's 
(Team S Equipe website creator) old '59 VBB150

www.teamsequipe.com


La strada

The road by Halibel14

Nice shot taken by Halibel14 on the island of Capri, Amalfi coast, Italy

Link to website - G R E A T EXPECTATIONS!

23.11.12

Vespa in red

Vespa in red by SombraGF

Nice pair of Motovespa GT160s taken in Toledo, Castille la Mancha, Spain by SombraGF

These remind me of my own Motovespa GT160 - see here

www.iamsombra.com

Vespa 90

Vespa 90 by ADa's Photo

Like this moody B&W shot by ADa

Due scalini + Vespa

Due scalini + Vespa by migliosa

Nicely composed shot by Sandro Migliorini taken in Arezzo, Toscana

Scooterist Daily Photo

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  Great shot from the Scooterist blog


Easy Rider

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Love this shot I came across on the Scooterist blog, these guys remind me of Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper & Jack Nicholson in Easy Rider....


22.11.12

Motosalario

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Anna Ferretti from Motosalario, one of Rome's oldest Piaggio dealers, recently got in touch with me after admiring my 35mm film photography of classic vespas. Anna asked if Motosalario could use some of my shots on their company website, to which I agreed in return for a link to my website.

Motosalario srl was established in Rome in 1956 at Via Salaria 239, Parioli & have been a Piaggio dealer ever since. For more than 60 years they have been at the service of Romans and not only for 'motorizzarli' on two wheels but also three & four wheels to better experience the 'Eternal city'. 

They have sold over 20,000 Vespas in Rome and there is no 'Vespista'' who does not know of Motosalario. With a reputation built on friendliness, courtesy, reliability and professionalism they offer new  & used vehicles for sale from the Piaggio Group with a parts department, as well as supplying accessories and clothing.

     click foto to view large - Motosalario in the 1960s


                Motosalario in more recent times


www.motosalario.com








Greta y su Scotter

Greta y su Scotter by joel holguin

Excellent shot taken by Mexican student Joel Holguin of Greta doing her make-up in a vespa mirror - I knew they were handy for something...!


Allez!

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         re-blogged from A PIECE OF CHIC


Give it some gas...

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          re-blogged from A PIECE OF CHIC


21.11.12

Vespa

Vespa by kenjonbro

Like this candid street capture by Ken who seems to have a spot in Trafalgar Square, where this was shot & quite a few other vespa shots of his were taken...


vespa e donna

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              cool shot re-blogged from here

          

57

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Nice SS90 shot re-blogged from VTR (Vespa The Resistance)


17.11.12

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       re-blogged from scooterlounge

nuova vespa 125 primavera ET.3

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I love the ET3, I took some film shots of a '76
restored red one this weekend; will post these
when I've finished the current film....

16.11.12

'vespamore'

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   Unknown source, nice shot though...


Londra in vespa

Untitled by Meral Crifasi

Loving this shot taken by Meral Crifasi in Covent Garden, London

Meral - thanks for letting me blog this lovely shot ; )

 

Murcia 150S

Murcia 150S by vespamore photography

Reverse shot of this Spanish 150S, taken Nov '12 at Retrospective Scooters www.retrospectivescooters.com

Shot with Olympus OM-2N on expired Ektachrome slide film & x-processed - see previous post here

Vespa

Vespa by b.pruin

Nice ride by capture taken by Bernd Pruin

Vespa

Vespa by GLR50

Like this shot taken by Gianluca Ricoveri on his iphone with hipstamatic app, believe it was taken at the Museo Piaggio in Pontedera

15.11.12

Black Lungs - For Her (Official Video)

Happy customer

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Erik Boettcher from New Hampshire, USA ordered these two vespamore photography prints earlier this year & kindly sent me this shot of them framed up on his wall; one of these is destined for his father as a Xmas present.

Erik is also a vespa fan & included this shot of him on board his newly acquired VBB150... looking good!

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Thanks for the feedback Erik, good to hear from you ; )

For details on ordering vespamore photography prints, see here

Mods v Rockers 2012

Mods v Rockers 2012 by Andy Gentry

Nice shot by Andy Gentry, see full set here



In the city

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            Unknown source, nice shot though....

Piloti

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Another lovely shot re-blogged from Francesco Ligato



Fabbrica d'Api

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Great shot of Apes ready for delivery from the factory, presumably taken at Pontedera...

Re-blogged from Francesco Ligato


14.11.12

Christmas prints

Untitled by vespamore photography

Just sold an A4 print of this shot, the customer who ordered this is having it framed as a Xmas present for her other half.

An A4 unframed print/artwork scanned from the original 35mm film negative, is priced at £55 including postage in a stiff card envelope.

Get your Xmas orders in for those 'difficult to buy for' men in your life. If you are a 'difficult to buy for man' like me, you could always request one of these on your Christmas wish list !

More details on how to place an order here

Silom, Bangkok

Untitled by seua_yai

Nice shot taken in Silom, Bangkok by seua_yai

 

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