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Old 6th April 2009, 02:27   #1156
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@Rudra
Hehe, you threw another one at me huh! Man i see sheen on a clean black Optra, these days in my nightmares!
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All you need to do is, select the area using pen tool, then don't disable the pen tool, rather come inside the area you have marked, right click and click on on make selection. Then copy and paste. and do the alteration. Actually this is destructive in nature, as in it permanently deforms the pixels, so a better way to do this would be masking off the unwanted part and using adjustment layers. I told you this, so that in future you can Google out more on masking.

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HAhaha. Sorry about that! But I had to shoot it for a friend! I am doing the balancing act by posting this now!

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Well, browse through the rules of the Auto image thread, I dont think this image fits in the category, rather It should be in the Accidents thread!

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Old 8th April 2009, 17:59   #1157
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got it from a friend of mine.
i think it is the correct thread to put this in !!
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@TorqueGuru & Rudra - amazing photos you have posted and the retouching seems out of this world. Please post some tips on photographing cars that are not black in color.
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Old 9th April 2009, 12:55   #1159
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Well, cars of any color look best with clean reflections, so shooting them at wide open places is a good idea. The rest, is upto you to experiment. And thats the best way to learn.
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Old 9th April 2009, 13:07   #1160
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@TorqueGuru & Rudra - amazing photos you have posted and the retouching seems out of this world. Please post some tips on photographing cars that are not black in color.
Black or darker cars more difficult to shoot because you need overcast or evening sky. It is hard to correctly expose darker cars in bright light, as in afternoon sun. You'll either overexpose the surroundings or underexpose car.

However lighter color cars are easier to shoot in most lighting situations since the the difference between the tones of car and the surrounding area are managable. However, is it important to know the zone system well, so that you don't overexpose the car. While shooting white cars, it is very easy to overexpose it.
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Old 9th April 2009, 17:27   #1161
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Thanks TG & Samurai for the tips.
I was searching for tutorials on car photography and came across a website with a lot of tutorials. I hope its fine to post a link to it here:
Car Photography Tutorials - AUTOMOTIVE PHOTOGRAPHY MADE EASY
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Was bored with all the usual backgrounds in my snaps, so swapped it, to get this.

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Old 12th April 2009, 13:50   #1163
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Crazy biker!
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My car on a recent highway trip with it's butt towards the sky
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Old 12th April 2009, 22:44   #1165
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Haha, what a way to look at the sky!

Ok so here is a panning shot following advice from the old men
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mukul the rear wheel is out of focus pal,maybe coz of the angle of the shot. I am sure you can do better. Good luck !!
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mukul the rear wheel is out of focus pal,maybe coz of the angle of the shot. I am sure you can do better. Good luck !!
Rear wheel is out of focus due to second shutter curtain travel time. This happens while using slow shutter speed.
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So is there any way in which I can overcome that ?
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Old 14th April 2009, 13:50   #1169
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@Riju
Well here a compensation for the rear wheel blur. I figured out how to avoid em. You can avoid em only if the pan is exactly parallel to the motion of the subject. he bike was taking a turn and my pan was not exactly parallel to its motion.

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im new to this stuff.i dont know photoshopping.just cant cut the picture.the cursor doesnt move smoothly The Auto-Image thread-img_0170.jpg

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