A&P What do you guys think of this photo?

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  1. Curren$y

    Curren$y New Member

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    Been using a dslr for a little while now. I am just starting to get the hang of photoshop. I am using Nikon Capture NX as well. Here is a picture of the new car my dad got.

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    Nikon d40
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    1/250s


    Please critique my photo, i'm trying to get better. Thanks
     
  2. OlafBeserka

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    center is washed out, lines are distracting and suck, rear bumper under exposed, yellow license plate :ugh:, paper in the rear window, brown dirt top right outta no where, cool border :ugh2:
     
  3. OlafBeserka

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    you can use a polarizer on the rear window to get rid of the reflection. It kinda looks like it was overcast so you should of taken a hundred photos of the car and see which angle of the car you like the most. Its also boring because we see cars from that height/angle everyday. Try getting lower to the ground.
     
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    thank you for the response. Is it the levels and curves that wash out the center? i didn't even think about the lines. But ya i know the car isn't prepped so much for a photoshoot, i am more trying to work on my photoshopping. Also the border, why is it some what transparent? I did select all, modify border 30pixels, Fill-black. And that is what i got. Thank you for the CC
     
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    sweet. I have a polarizer but for some reason i didn't have it on. Will i have to compensate exposure for the filter because its a little darker? Thanks
     
  6. OlafBeserka

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    get rid of the boarder. IMHO it can stand without it. It washed out from the sky im guessing. That spot is just reflecting the most light into the lens.
     
  7. OlafBeserka

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    play around with it. I hardly use mine, so I dont really know. I know it can affect your meter on the camera, so take multiple exposures and see how each one comes out.
     
  8. Curren$y

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    am i doing the border correctly in photoshop? I didn't want it to look somewhat transparent. i want a simple border like this

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    and am using this technique

    Step1
    Start Photoshop and open the image that you want to add a border to.
    Step2
    To create a border around the entire picture, open the Select menu and choose Select All. To create a border around a certain section, use the Selection tool in the toolbar and select the area you want.
    Step3
    From the Select menu, choose Modify and then Border. In the dialog box, choose the pixel size of your border.
    Step4
    Locate the color palette on the left-hand side of the screen. Click on the top square and select a border color from the palette. Click OK.
    Step5
    Select Fill from the Edit menu. In the dialog box, choose the options to apply to the border.
    Step6
    Click OK to view the border. If the results aren't what you want, select Undo from the Edit menu to remove the fill, then try again.
    Step7
    Use the Save As command in the File menu to save the new picture.

    This the only way to add a border in cs3?
     
  9. OlafBeserka

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    lol i have no idea how to use ps. I just use lightroom.
     
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    lol damn. thank you for the C&C though
     
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    choose a colour, make a new layer, select all, stroke.
     
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    . And if you want add a step before that to increase the size of the image first so you don't crop any of your image out.
     

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