First Car Show Shoot...

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by Hammster, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. Hammster

    Hammster

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    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    A buddy and I met at a local car show and had some fun. Lighting was tough, but we got a few good ones.

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  2. You got some nice shots there ....... thanks for posting.
     
  3. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    Thanks and you're welcome.
     
  4. dmoores

    dmoores

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    Jan 15, 2006
    Super shots!:biggrin:
     
  5. bett

    bett

    Mar 31, 2007
    New Hampshire
    Nice Job!

    I've never seen an air cleaner quite like that before:biggrin:

    And the tires on that rig in the top photo, sheesh!
     
  6. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    Thanks, I should upload a few more of the car with the coffee can velocity stack. It was a hoot!
     
  7. holy wide tires batman. nice shots. lets see a few more.
     
  8. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    I'll upload a few more this weekend. Aren't those tires just sick?
     
  9. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    Here are a few more. It was late in the afternoon with long shadows. I think we did ok. Here is the rest of the motor of the coffee can velocity stack car.
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  10. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    And a few more. Check out the dash of that car. Too funny!

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  11. dang is that a Vega in that second shot in the second set. looks sick. again nice pics man.
     
  12. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    Close, a Pinto. LOL. What a great reincarnation huh?
    And thanks.
     
  13. Great car shots. When I go to car shows I usually go for artsy shots because it is sometimes impossible to get whole car shots. Where in SD was the show?
    Also what lens do you seem to use most?
     
  14. Hammster

    Hammster

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    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    The shoot was in the town of El Cajon.
    I really switch back and forth between the 2 lenses listed in my sig. Although the majority of these shots was taken with the 18-55mm.
     
  15. Not bad for a first car show shoot. That's normally what I like to shoot :D. Your photos are good, only thing I'd suggest is when taking photos of cars, you want to get on the opposite side of the shadow the car leaves. The photo comes out much better.
     
  16. Hammster

    Hammster

    103
    Apr 24, 2007
    San Diego, Ca.
    Thanks for that feedback regarding the shadows. I tried setting up like that on a couple shots and the sun was so low, my shadow was in the shot. I'll have to work on that some more. I'm doing another one this weekend and it's around the same time of day, so I'll work on that.
     
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