A&P BMW 745Li Shoot

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  1. AutoMotionPhoto

    AutoMotionPhoto New Member

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    I have yet to find a good forum where I can accually learn from my mistakes and have some good opinions so I decided after reading this forum for a while to post some of my stuff.

    This was a shoot I did for a custom 3-peice wheel company I am the photographer for. I'm 14 years old, so I have alot to learn. Any comments and critique welcome.
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  2. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    on the first two, be careful with the halo effect when using the dodge/burn tool or whatever method you're using the darken the foreground and background.

    some of the angles aren't helping the photo, ie #3
     
  3. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    #3 is gorgeous.

    Your flashed shots are aren't as good as your daylight shots. You haven't exactly nailed the art of distributing the light of the flash across the body of the car.
     
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    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    yeah, definitely got some halo going on.

    I like #3.
     
  5. AutoMotionPhoto

    AutoMotionPhoto New Member

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    Def. agree with the night shots being less impressive than my daylight shots. It was my first time with the strobes as well. It was pitch dark out there too. Thanks for the comment on #3.
     
  6. AutoMotionPhoto

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    Some more shots... :)
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  7. Wheezer

    Wheezer OT Supporter

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    What's with the influx of "kids" and car photography tonight?
     
  8. TurkeyChicken

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    I was wondering the same thing.

    Both are from FL anyway... judging by the license plates of the cars in their shots.
     
  9. AutoMotionPhoto

    AutoMotionPhoto New Member

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    Yes, all from SoFL. Lets get back to the photos.
     
  10. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Agreed. Nice daylight set. Looks right at home in a wheel catalog.
     
  11. AutoMotionPhoto

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    Thanks, eventually they will be in a catalog. :wiggle:
     
  12. Gerbonium

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    theyre all pretty good but i think they need more ricer angle
     
  13. AutoMotionPhoto

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    I would, but this is a 7 series. The less stiff necks after looking at the pictures the better IMO.
     
  14. forgotmyname

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    You are 14 years old into the company right? :ugh:
     
  15. AutoMotionPhoto

    AutoMotionPhoto New Member

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    lol. No, got hired 5 months ago actually.
     
  16. CRC

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    child labor laws?
     
  17. adamlewis88

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    Crank up the contrast some more and tilt all the pictures a little bit more CCW (since theyre all that way already...)
     
  18. AutoMotionPhoto

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    Its not like am "working there". Am not employed, I just take the photos when the rims are on the car and ready to shoot.
     
  19. tenplanescrashing

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    lessen the angle of your daylight shots and work on your PP for the nighttime shots (and your lighting of course) and you've got yourself some winning shots.
     
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    They look very good.
     
  21. Gvidon

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    Wow...very lovely, well done.
     
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    ThexToddster New Member

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    Nice shots dude. I'd try to clone out some of the reflections if you can, but otherwise, good job.
     
  23. Gerbonium

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    was sarcasm:hsd:

    dont worry hang around here enough and ull pick up on it. dont get upset if were also brutally honest (or sarcastic). just how we are and its to help you get better.
     
  24. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    very nice work, especially for only being 14.... (and btw, I don't want to see you in an NWS threads in here, got it :mamoru:) hopefully they're paying you, and paying you fair market value because IMO the work, while it's not perfect, is worth it.
     
  25. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    some great shots, regardless of age. as mentioned, watch for the halos.
     

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