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Old 26th January 2008, 00:34   #256
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here is my favourite picture . But I love the shiny pictures rudraji takes. Is there any trick to getting the car so shiny or is it just good old fashioned elbow grease?

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Old 26th January 2008, 09:52   #257
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First, the car should be shiny. Second, pick a time (morning or evening) or lighting condition (overcast sky which diffused light) that reflects light pleasantly from the car. Third, know how to use your camera well. Fouth, know how to process the shot.
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First, the car should be shiny. Second, pick a time (morning or evening) or lighting condition (overcast sky which diffused light) that reflects light pleasantly from the car..
Is that applicable to all colors or only dark colored cars..?
I have a golden zen. Will the overcast conditions funda work for it?
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Old 26th January 2008, 15:25   #259
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First, the car should be shiny.
Something tells me i have to clean my car.



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Old 26th January 2008, 23:31   #260
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Is that applicable to all colors or only dark colored cars..?
I have a golden zen. Will the overcast conditions funda work for it?
In my experience, you can get away with harsh sunny conditions for white or other bright colored cars. But for darker colors, you do need overcast conditions. In fact, that's the best condition for any color car. The sky acts like a giant diffused light source.
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Old 5th February 2008, 23:26   #261
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Old 6th February 2008, 01:21   #262
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Lovely pictures Sagar.
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Old 9th February 2008, 19:37   #263
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Pretty good Sagar, although highlights are blown in all images, the composition makes up for it.
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Old 24th February 2008, 20:49   #264
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Nice pics there Samurai... You have found a little playground for your GV..
@Sagar: I liked the mini cooper pic very much.

here's one of mine


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Old 25th February 2008, 01:08   #265
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Lovely picture Navin BHP
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Old 26th February 2008, 11:14   #266
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One from me after a gap.. Ram Hyundai's Verna
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Nice pic mansidea,

I had to look at it to see if that background was real or not!

I will leave the photo advice to the regulars here...but my 20c is that you could have used the surroundings in a more creative way for a more striking composition.

Nonetheless, a very eye catching pic!

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ps - cool sticker.
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Old 26th February 2008, 12:26   #268
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Mansidea,

The picture would have been great sans the people inside the car.

Just my two cents.
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Old 26th February 2008, 12:30   #269
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I was waiting for mansidea to post it here,i loved the pic of my car.I wished the pics of the car on the lawn like backdrop would also be there.Rudra sir,can you do your magic on this.
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Great composition mansidea, but if you work a little harder on the pick you will get the following
1. Better sharpnes
2. Better color rendition
3. Image will POP better
Adjust the curves so that the red in the car stands out as compared to the surroundings a little more.
Overall a great shot nevertheless
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