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Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by NOR*CAL, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. NOR*CAL

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    I get ugly shadows on my floor, so I had to clean them up.


    ok here's your shadow
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    :hsd:

    Here's an ass shot

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    edit side shot

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  2. Girth

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    bike looks weird just floating like that
     
  4. NOR*CAL

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    Would you rather have it look like this?

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    im just telling ya, neither look good
     
  6. NOR*CAL

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    Yeah, but one is definitely better than the other.
     
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    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    you really need a shadow, you could trace out the shadow in the orig and apply it when you do the edited version...
     
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    combine your two most recent subjects. Girl, bike, win.
     
  9. NOR*CAL

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    I gave your shadow :)
     
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    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    Edit: You beat me and added shadows. Looks good man


    that bike with shadows on the white floor would be awesome, as others have said.
     
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    I'm still trying to figure out how seamless works. I think if my main light is too bright, it casts shadows past the subject.


    I would have never have thought I was able to fit a bike on my seamless, but now I know :bigthumb:.


    I'm still trying to figure out how to consistently get decent shadows.
     
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    looks wayyy better with the shadow, the bike is just floating otherwise.

    some issue i had with that model shoot of yours.
     
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    Nice work, offer you a bit of advice though for the shadow, keep one light very high and point it downward, will give a nice sharp shadow.

    I had the same problem when I started shooting cars in the studio, always got a hovering look to them.
     
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    would like better with aperture set to infinity, and pointing bike towards road... leading to a view of a long empty open road. maybe cliche, I think it would be cool
     
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    R1 is always such a disappointment to ride.
     
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    :mamoru: I shoot bikes all day at work :hs:

    We cheat at shadows :mamoru: Quick example:

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    I like yours better though :big grin:
     
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  19. NOR*CAL

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    Yeah, the issue has been beaten to death, trust me.


    Awesome, your input is always appreciated. I'll keep this in mind on the next shoot, thanks!

    Needs more dof :o

    I know I shouldn't be talking, but that looks too fake.

    Do you have any personal or work examples?

    A friend asked for an impromptu shoot, cause he'll be handing over the keys to his 2007 R1 to the new owner on Sunday.

    I have a 07 600RR that I'll be shooting real soon. I just need to find the time to install my new fairings. I also need to hunt down those special grommet bolts, and we're good to go. And yes, it'll be on a stand :cool:.


    Here are the before pics:
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    After pics will come in a few days.
     
  20. OlafBeserka

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    I like the red fairings
     
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    Me too, but the left side decided to depart with me on the freeway :wtc:


    You know, with the right tileboard, I'm hoping to get something very similiar.
     
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    I don't like it on the stand for some reason.
     
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    I can't please everyone.









    :o
     
  25. someonenew

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    Office Depot, get the dry erase boards. When you hit it with the flash it puts a nice reflection on it.
     

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