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In the beginning, Barry Meguiar would call in us in one by one and we’d be interviewed. After they interviewed 9-10 artists, we ended up getting the job. This was in the late 80’s. To this day, I joke with Barry, I got the job because I didn’t have a pony tail. In those days, everyone seemed to have long hair.  The first job was to go to Las Vegas and photograph select cars of The Imperial Palace Collection. They got the authorization to go in and photograph select cars in their collection. We packed up the studio and went...

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How did you meet Boyd Coddington? D. Fugnetti - He had a facility that was located in Anaheim, right down the street from my business. I knocked on the door and introduced myself as a photographer. I saw the sign on his building, which read, Hot Rods by Boyd. I had been working with local car companies and developing our niche as a commercial automotive photographer. I wasn’t afraid to knock on doors and in the 80’s we got a lot of business that way. I would hound people and keep showing up until they’d throw me a little project...

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The iconic French Connection, inspired by the Delahaye and Bugatti cars of the 1930's; was Boyd Coddington's swan song. Chris Coddington, Photographer Dennis Fugnetti, and Designer Eric Brockmeyer remember the rolling work of art as it goes up for sale at Barrett-Jackson by the original owner.

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