A&P You like cruiser bikes?

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    Smart asses...
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    The first would be better if it didn't have that window or whatever in the upper right.

    You need more fill light it seems for most of the shots.

    I don't like the composure from that height. It's my opinion, motorcycles and cars should be done from a foor ot two from the ground. Waist level at most.

    I do like the last shot though. I just wish I could see some more of the bike with more lighting on it.
     
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    i can't even see dem cruiser bikes
     
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    Yea, i thought i would like that wall at first, but the opening was a pain, so i moved away in some of the later shots. All light was from 2 stobes, but they were bounced to create a softer low light effect. I like it, but i can see why others may not. I too like the low level shots and have the same opinion, but i wanted to try a few new shots like the over the tank one.

    :rolleyes:
     
  7. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    Next time perhaps try using the strobed shot through white umbrellas. You can control the distance and power levels on each to achieve good lighting results. I find bouncing light in areas without white ceilings, or walls is very difficult and light is absorbed.

    So maybe try that next time. I know you can get some cheapo umbrellas and stands on ebay. That's what i used for this shot.

    Some of the light on the front is a bit harsh, but I was very pleased.
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    The basic setup (before I corrected myself and used stands and umbrellas.)
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    This shot was taken before I used the other umbrella on the left.

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    Gromer Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K!

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    Your angle on the top couple was too high IMO, would have looked better if you got down for the shot.
     
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    Nice, I think EV is a little low?
     
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    Thanks. Yea, i noticed that the walls were starting to cause an issue. i was hoping that they would absorb more of the light, but they didnt. I ended up using som home made bounce cards to deflect off onto the bike and get some minor bounce off of the upper concrete structure. I really need to get some umbrellas. yours look good. How much was that setup and which one was it off of ebay? Right now im looking for cheap. ;)

    BTW your shot looks nice and crisp...kudos.

    I would have to agree with you. Im liking the angle more and more of the last one with my buddy on the bike. Maybe ill do a reshoot here in teh future and try to get it all right.:x:
     
  11. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    The kit I got on ebay was less than $100
     
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    pics are good, i dont like cruisers at all, i like the triumph speed tripple though?
     
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    Linkey of one similar?:x:
     
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    nice, but i dont have room for a muslin right now...only umbrellas.
     

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