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Old Jun 5, 2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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Default Friends 1972 Firebird..what do you think?

I'm no professional..but I think I do ok with my old Canon Powershot S5IS,

This is my friend 1972 Firebird. What do you think?

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Old Jun 6, 2012, 9:28 AM   #2
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Overall a good series. I don't like the vignetting in shot 1, although I really like the rest of the processing. The 2nd to last shot doesn't really work for me. Otherwise, a really great series of shots. Really like the processing and the angles you've used.
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Old Jun 7, 2012, 2:23 PM   #3
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i agree
but it would have been nice to see the car from the front too
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Old Jun 8, 2012, 12:17 AM   #4
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Pros: Classic angle, good light angle, nice ground texture and muscular background.
Cons: bit too much blown out chrome highlights for my taste.

I think the reflection of the ground on the car's body below the beltline symbolically ties the car and the road together while also looking good.

My mind's eye wants to see this again with different post processing (PP). These suggestions are to make the car pop from the background. Use the existing PP (without the fake lens flare if you can) but apply only to car and ground. This will keep the muted colors seen in the background of the similar #5. Depending on how that looked I'd try adding a little focus blur or Gaussian blur to the background or maybe just darkening it a bit.
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Old Jun 9, 2012, 6:55 PM   #5
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Now that is one handsome beast- and I love the retro feel of the first pic.... it really looks like an old 70's photo..!
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