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All hail feast days! Unmitigated abundance is fun for the whole family. If you love turkey AND yams AND cranberry sauce, you’ll probably also love a Ford with technology AND style AND storage. Now there’s something to be thankful for.

Created by Joe Vaughn

The Tumblr community never goes on holiday, even on Thanksgiving. In between mouthfuls of stuffing and pie, more than 1.3M users posted, liked, and reblogged Turkey Day content.* 

This truly delectable post from Ford’s And is Better blog earned more than 100K Notes — the most notes of any Thanksgiving-themed original content that day!

*Source: Union Metrics

Nice.

Pumpkin Lobotomy Time-Lapse 

Detroit Photographer, Joe Vaughn, created this creepy pumpkin time-lapse of Maniac Pumpkin Carver, Brooklyn based, Chris Soria’s carving skills.  Chris spent 15 hours carving this 360 degree illustration by Jason Smith.  If you’re not familiar with their work, treat yourself, and head over to their sites linked below.  The original commission was for Ford, to create a GIF, which can be found on their site here.  Joe decided to take it a little further to create a 22 second edit complete with a song that was made for this. Thank you to Tony Wolski, Scott Lange and Anita Salomon for their creative direction. Enjoy, and happy halloween!

Detroit Photographer, Joe Vaughn

Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Jason Smith and his work at lurk and destroy

Original GIF Commission for Ford part 1

Original GIF Commission for Ford part 2

Lobotomy (Greek: λοβός – lobos: “lobe (of brain)”; τομή – tomē: “cut/slice”) It consists of cutting or scraping away most of the connections to and from the prefrontal cortex, the anterior part of the frontal lobes of the brain. 

Apple Pie explosion in slow motion

Detroit Photographer, Joe Vaughn, used M80s to destroy 12 pies before finding the perfect Death Star explosion. Shot at 2500 FPS with the Phantom Flex 2K, both the ingredients and the pies were brought together using the Apple Pie track with permission by Danish all-female band, Nelson Can.  The original concept was a GIF created for Ford, for their And is Better campaign. 

Detroit Photographer, Joe Vaughn

Buy Apple Pie - Mani Spinx Remix by Nelson Can

Apple Pie Remix EP

Apple Pie GIF explosion here

Eat Achatz pies, they are amazing!

Aretha Franklin - Photographed for Time Magazine, Page 4 - March 1, 2010 issue
Aretha Franklin 10 Questions, Time Magazine here about Detroit, Respect and Flying.

This image was captured at the NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH, in Detroit, Michigan. Her home church, where her father, Reverend C. L. Franklin, was the preacher.  A Civil Rights activist and a community leader, he was widely known as one of the most prominent preachers in the city prior to his death in 1984.
© Joe Vaughn

Aretha Franklin - Photographed for Time Magazine, Page 4 - March 1, 2010 issue

Aretha Franklin 10 Questions, Time Magazine here about Detroit, Respect and Flying.

This image was captured at the NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH, in Detroit, Michigan. Her home church, where her father, Reverend C. L. Franklin, was the preacher.  A Civil Rights activist and a community leader, he was widely known as one of the most prominent preachers in the city prior to his death in 1984.

© Joe Vaughn