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lugnutz Nov 29, 2005 1:53 PM

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...2/DSCF0003.jpg

lugnutz Nov 29, 2005 1:57 PM

All slightly different, but they draw you in to the subject.

One last one.

http://photos.imageevent.com/lugnutz...e/P1000805.JPG



lugnutz

DomCotton Nov 30, 2005 4:09 AM

OK so I love the one of the Subaru (on of my fave cars...) and it looks great! Sort of exaggerated at the front which is cool.

Thanks to you all for some excellent samples and ideas!

Dom

Slayer Dec 1, 2005 12:21 PM

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speaking of picturing cars... do you have any tip of picturing cars at night?

look at this pic..

maybe my flash is not powerful enough..?

gucascante Dec 2, 2005 4:17 PM

One tip to take best shots of cars: you have to wake up early in the morning, the best time to take pictures of cars is between the 5 and 7 am, when the sun is rising and the light is too "cold" (blue+grey tone), try it, you never regret...bye to everyone

mrklaw Jan 19, 2006 5:13 AM

I'll post a couple of shots of my old subaru (before she left me....:cry:) First pic posted so be gentle....http://www.pocky.demon.co.uk/pics/02.jpghere
http://www.pocky.demon.co.uk/pics/03.jpg


DomCotton Jan 19, 2006 10:04 AM

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Hey man,

Love those subaru pics! The first one is nice but the only thing i would say would be move that other car out of the way! Think it would look a lot better in a clean background - but take nothing away from the actual shot of the car - very nice!

OK for Slayer? A friend of mine has a Hummer in a warehouse - really dark and crappy surroundings but I got a shot of it anyway - this was without the flash, a 4 second shutter on f/10 at ISO 200. I was happy with it...

Dom

wrb Jan 20, 2006 5:19 AM

Nice Scooby there Mrklaw!

If I could be so bold I would suggest (as has been said already) to lose the other car in the background. I would also crop the car a lot tighter so there is not so much background and foreground and lastly I would try a shot at dawn or dusk (same angle and position), headlights on, no flash so it's all abient lightto capture that really agressive stance and lookthat all Scoobys have in them.

Stephen Hopkins Jan 24, 2006 4:31 PM

The Corvette Forum I often read on has a pretty good tutorial for getting good pics of cars. Not completely in-depth but a very good read.

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/show...p;forum_id=103

peachysnow Feb 3, 2006 3:20 PM

I visited the site and the content is engrossing :cool:

Love the pics here. Simply amazing.






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