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Old 21st October 2009, 16:27   #5566
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Default 2010 Ford Mustang by Maisto

Model: 2010 Ford Mustang
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Old 21st October 2009, 16:38   #5567
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Default Few other cars and my setup

Cars Used: Dodge Viper, Hummer H2, Jaguar Coupe
Maker: Matchbox

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My Setup
Background: A very basic setup. Used a sheet of Black Drawing Paper and a couple of Paper Tape to stick on to the wall. The paper tape doesnot tear off the Black Drawing Paper, when removed.
Light Source: 1) Simple Table Lamp, which we use on our study table 2) LED Laptop Light for Keyboard 3) National-Panasonic Emergency Light with 2 CFL Tubes & 1 Tungsten Light.
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Old 21st October 2009, 16:59   #5568
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Good Shots There. Well Done.

Another AMG...COMING SOON!!
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Old 21st October 2009, 17:23   #5569
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those Jag Coupe's look nice - E Type COupes?
Are these also Matchbox, because I havent seen them anywhere
Do clarify - am keen to find the same.

[quote=traveloholic;1541888]Cars Used: Dodge Viper, Hummer H2, Jaguar Coupe
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Old 21st October 2009, 17:26   #5570
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Hey DCS ... Loved your small little story.
@ traveloholic Nice photography there.. May be you should add a white chart paper to your setup. The Black one somehow give away.
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Old 21st October 2009, 17:50   #5571
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That is because the Black Reflects Light whilst the White Absorbs excess light
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Old 21st October 2009, 18:38   #5572
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those Jag Coupe's look nice - E Type Coupes? Are these also Matchbox, because I havent seen them anywhere. Do clarify - am keen to find the same.
Yup Shankar, those are of Matchbox make. Its a 1961 Jaguar E-Type Coupe made by Matchbox. Try out Big Bazaar, heard they have stocked up loads of Matchbox Scaled Models in their Toys Section.

@sinner & @Cyrus43, Thanks for the inputs on lighting. Shall try out using white sheet the next time. Would love to experiment some more on the lighting techniques.

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@sinner & @Cyrus43, Thanks for the inputs on lighting. Shall try out using white sheet the next time. Would love to experiment some more on the lighting techniques.
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Great shots there traveloholic. I liked all the pictures, however some of them have lot of noise ( didnt you bump up the ISO?)

I absolutely loved the Mahindra Jeep pictures and first 2 pictures of H2 ( mind blowing)
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Friends, I would like to get scale models for all models of Honda(good quality ones). Which is the best way/place to source them? Any pointers in this direction will be appreciated. Thanks.
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Great shots there traveloholic. I liked all the pictures, however some of them have lot of noise ( didnt you bump up the ISO?)
Yup, I had to bump up the ISO a bit due to low light conditions. Thought of handling it in the post processing session uusing Noise Reduction Tool. However, I let it stay as is as I had to run each and every file through the NR Tool. Shall remember the next time
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Friends, I would like to get scale models for all models of Honda(good quality ones). Which is the best way/place to source them? Any pointers in this direction will be appreciated. Thanks.
I can Source a Tuned Honda Accord Coupe and an S2000 in Bombay if you want.
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That is because the Black Reflects Light whilst the White Absorbs excess light
According to light principle isn't it other way around? Black absorbs and white reflect?

Nice shots traveloholic.
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Anuj, Thanks. What you've mentioned is true, this is the light principle White reflects and Black absorbs light. I am still wondering what do I do inorder to make the lighting proper for these type of snaps.
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I picked up a fuddly looking Ford Ikon model yesterday. It looks real horrible, and the only reason why i picked it up was because it was an Ikon.

Will try out some mods to get it in decent shape.

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