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Old 12-24-2015, 05:22 AM   #1
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Boxster's don't photograph well

Am I the only one that thinks Boxster's don't look as good in pictures as they do in person? They seem out of proportion in photos. Especially with a hardtop or 03/04 top. In person though, they look so damn sexy even with the hardtop or 03/04 top! I catch myself just starting like a deer in headlights at my boxster all the time. I know I'm bias, but the 986 is a great looking car.

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Old 12-24-2015, 05:28 AM   #2
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Am I the only one that thinks Boxster's don't look as good in pictures as they do in person? They seem out of proportion in photos. Especially with a hardtop or 03/04 top. In person though, they look so damn sexy even with the hardtop or 03/04 top! I catch myself just starting like a deer in headlights at my boxster all the time. I know I'm bias, but the 986 is a great looking car.
I think it depends the angles the pictures are taken.
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Old 12-24-2015, 05:31 AM   #3
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I agree, much better in person, however of all the colors, Black is the most photogenic IMHO




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I always look back a few times at the car and occasionally stop and consider taking a photo.
Something magical happens in the early morning light with a black 986.
Add some rain and its quite alluring too.
Those folks that don't let their Boxster get wet don't know what they are missing.
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Old 12-24-2015, 05:32 AM   #4
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Like any model, they have their "good sides." I think the rear 3/4 view is the best and the straight-on side profile the worst.

But, for a 20-year old design, I agree - they have really held up well. I like 'em!
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Eh, I think they can look good in photos.
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Old 12-24-2015, 05:54 AM   #6
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OK here we go

I think they photograph really well.
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No, they definitely look better in real life. Does anything look as good in photos?
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Old 12-24-2015, 06:20 AM   #8
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I think they photograph really well.
That's my favorite view. Sharp!
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I think they photograph just fine...

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Everything looks ten pounds heavier in photographs but I think Boxsters look great except for the front shots down low then they kinda look like frogs.

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A lot depends on who's taking the pictures. I'll say Wallace River takes some sexy pics of his yellow Box.
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Front- down- low looks more like a Great White if the car is Arctic Silver

Look out!
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I don't mind this angle on a 986.


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I've taken far too many and have very few that I like, so I agree.

This is probably the only one that I really like.
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OK, maybe it's just mine in side profile I don't like.



Yours in silver looks great!

I like mine from 3/4 rear.



PS: First State native here! Driving down on Sat, but - alas - not in the Box.
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No, they definitely look better in real life. Does anything look as good in photos?

Teenage girls. They tend to look a lot better on Instagram then in real life haha.
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A lot depends on who's taking the pictures. I'll say Wallace River takes some sexy pics of his yellow Box.
Thanks! The equipment and technique make a big difference. Using a longer lens and standing back farther and paying attention to the background is all important in getting a sweet shot.

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