A&P ***Critique my car photos***

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  1. D_Wade

    D_Wade Yeah, that was nice...now you should get going

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    I've never really done the car photo thing before...so be gentle.

    I realize that the location/backdrops aren't as interesting as 48's 'Cobra shots', but it was the best i could find in 5 minutes of driving
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  2. one66stang

    one66stang Haters.com

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    1. very bad,car blends into night , lights draw attention away

    2. tree growing on hood? just bad lights
     
  3. D_Wade

    D_Wade Yeah, that was nice...now you should get going

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    yeah, i gotta shoot with better lighting
     
  4. The_Eagle_Has_Landed

    The_Eagle_Has_Landed New Member

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    48s cobra shots:eek4:


    your are ok you need a better less distracting background, and the car doen't realy seem that sharp
     
  5. D_Wade

    D_Wade Yeah, that was nice...now you should get going

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    i didn't think the car looked sharp either...do you have any tips to make the car more focused in the shot?

    i've noticed Bobby12Many's evo shots and the car seems much more focused in his as well.

    BTW - I'm shooting with a 350D...i've never done car shots before, so I have no idea what I am doing
     
  6. The_Eagle_Has_Landed

    The_Eagle_Has_Landed New Member

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    are u using a tripod that night help especialy in the night because you are useing slower shutter for 3.2 sec u need a tripod and use autoshutter of a remote shutter so you don't shake the camera
     
  7. D_Wade

    D_Wade Yeah, that was nice...now you should get going

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    i used a tripod and a remote.:wtc:
     
  8. The_Eagle_Has_Landed

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    try shooting it in some other mode than landscape
     
  9. tenplanescrashing

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    the photos aren't bad, but your location isn't good. choose a different location and refrain from "just standing" to take the photo. Choose different angles and heights.
     
  10. lemans23

    lemans23 PV - The Vision of Sound

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    more interesting angles and superior lighting
     
  11. D_Wade

    D_Wade Yeah, that was nice...now you should get going

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    with different lighting (dawn/dusk) i think the location actually wouldn't be too bad
     
  12. I actually like how clear your pictures came out. Check out my critique thread.. My pics came out all grainy for some reason!!! :wtc: :noes:
     

  13. :wtc: My new website help buddy is hatin :wtc:






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  14. Dam I never realized how much of a postwhore you are! :eek3:

    Did you check out my critique thread? You should leave some constructive criticism for me to learn something else from ya :bigthumb:
     
  15. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    When I drive around, I'm always looking for good back drops for car shoots. I prefer using manufacturing areas with silos, truck docks, brick buildings, etc.. If you you shoot in a more rural area, find a big open parking lot that doesn't have any (or a few trees). If you shoot at sunset, you should be able to get a nice reflection of the horizon on the side of the vehicle. If the sun isn't to your back, you can buy or make a reflector (cardboard + aluminum foil).

    With your first shot, the 3 trees by the car are a distraction. With proper positioning, you probably could've positioned the car w/o having trees get in the way and still have the silo in the frame. If your tripod can go lower, I would've had it set closer to the ground and angled upward so that you get the silo 100% in the frame.
     

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