A&P Well, at least these night shots came out a *little* better than the last ones i did

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  1. BlackWRX02

    BlackWRX02 OTs Cingular Guru

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    Ok so I went to take pictures tonight. They would have come out better w/o the bushes in the background I think. I just wish there was a place like this where the skyline in the background was closer. its just too far off i think :sad2:

    some are not "night" photos, most were taken at dusk. You can see I still am having problems with the REDNESS in the darker pictures. I guess it doesn't help that the lights around where I'm shooting are amber street lights. :uh:

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  2. Jcolman

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    Not too bad. You're getting better. You've discovered what we call "magic hour", i.e. the time just after the sun has set. The light is really pretty then.

    Using a flash to fill in the shadow side of your car would really help. It would also give you correct color to help off-set the amber street lights. Also, like you said, finding a spot without bushes would improve the picture as well.

    I like the other cars headlights streaking pass. It adds a lot to the photo. Keep in mind that you can do a long exposure to get the blurry lights while using a strobe to "paint" your car with light. You must use a sturdy tripod to keep your camera absolutly still otherwise you'll end up with a blurred pic.

    Cheers
    Jim
     
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    BlackWRX02 OTs Cingular Guru

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    The camera has a "fill flash" option. I'm guessing that would be a good use for it?
     
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    i like the first and last pic :)
     
  5. Jcolman

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    Yep. Give it a try, I think you'll be pleased with the results. Just make sure you photograph the car from a slight angle otherwise the flash will reflect right back in your lens. Also, next time you post your pics, size them a bit smaller so it doesn't take forever to load.

    Cheers
    Jim
     
  6. TypeSDragoon

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    1. they are sized small enough
    2. stop whining and go get yourself a broadband connection
     
  7. BlackWRX02

    BlackWRX02 OTs Cingular Guru

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    Thanks Jim, I'll give it a try. Didn't think they were really too big to post :dunno:
     
  8. Jcolman

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    I have roadrunner at home and DSL at work. This site still takes forever to load so I'll continue my whining thank you.

    Cheers
    J.
     
  9. TypeSDragoon

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    i have DSL

    this thread took 3 seconds to load including all the pics

    cheers

    -J
     
  10. Jcolman

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    I wonder if it's because of the time of day you DL? Maybe it's my computers?? imac and a G-4. This is the only site that seems to take forever to DL. Are there any settings on this forum that make it quicker????

    cheers
    J.
     
  11. jk

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    I like the one with zoom zoom effect.
     

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