A&P WS-6 Photoshoot - critiques?

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  1. Tikigod

    Tikigod New Member

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    Dont post much often here, but wanted some critiques on these pics. This isnt my car but a local guy that had asked me to do some shots for him after seeing some other shoots I've done for other locals. I personally am not a big fan of the car but I tried to make it look beautiful and do some nice shots to make the owner happy.
    My apologies for the blurred plates, it was by owner request and I had forgotten the dummy plates at home.

    Everything was shot on a 10D w/ Sigma 12-24mm and a Canon 50mm f/1.8

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    The first one and last two seem kind of 'plain' compared to the rest of your shots. I think the first one is still good though, the last two really don't do much for me, I think its a combo of the centered image and the background that doesnt really complement the car.

    The shots inbetween though are great. I think you worked well with the lines of the car and I love the varied angles and perspectives at which you shot. The second shot is my favorite. Looks like that one was shot pretty wide, and I love the distortion/look it has to it. It feels like there is a depth to it and it's not just a flat image. Nice work :cool:
     
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    :cool: Very nice
     
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    inconsistant white balance on the first set.
     
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    WB was set for daylight and it as the sun dropped it consistently changed
     
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    :dunno: They're a little :sleep:
     
  7. Tikigod

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    and what would you suggest ? a little more info
     
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    This is the most interesting and dynamic picture because of the diagonal composition, but the nose of the car looks too long from the wide-end of the 12-24mm you were probably using. The same composition but standing a little further back and a tad longer focal length, but still wide would probably work well.

    Some cars just aren't very photogenic at certain angles and perspective.
     
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  10. Tikigod

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    I'll see what I have in the way of a pic like that -- I took a bunch so bets are I have one but just skipped over it in the process of narrowing down

    thanks for the suggestion though
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    Photography is almost always more than just taking pictures -- It will take an understanding of the subject to make the best picture and with cars, find the best angles and perspectives to give the car a flattering or extremely aggressive appearance.

    The R34 front end is awesome for a close and wide shot simply because of the way it looks on its own :dunno:
     
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    understood completely - but experimenting doesnt hurt either - I think it somewhat shows in the pics that I wasnt truly interested in the car
     
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    damn i want that sigma 12-24.... i have a piece of shit quantaray 19-35 that i got for very cheap.... it's a good starter wide angle but the picture quality is lacking with that piece of glass
     

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