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      09-29-2011, 12:45 AM   #1
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Question Photography Tips?

I have a Canon 7D, a Canon 17-55 f/2.8 and a Sigma 10-20 (forget the f-stop). I feel like I know a lot about photography, but I've never really done a photo shoot of a car.

I took some pictures when I got my car about a month ago, but when my new rims finally come in (hopefully in the next few weeks) I want to go do a good photo shoot with my car. One thing I learned from the first "shoot" was that I really need a circular polarizing filter - so I plan to have that before I do the next shoot.

I have one off camera flash - a speed lite - but I was planning to just use natural lighting.

Can anyone offer any tips for taking pictures of a car?
  • General location ideas?
    * I have picked out a parking garage to test out at the top level
    * If anyone in the Houston area has a specific recommendation that would be great too.
  • Angles?
  • must do shots?
  • Lighting tips?
  • Any other tips you can think of?

Thanks for any advice!
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wish i could help, but there is a photography section towards the end of the forum might want to ask there
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You can do no better than search out John Zhang, he is a member on here. John's 1013MM photography is amazing. He has a blog and gives pointers. You can also check out his stuff in our Issue 2 of MotorWerks Magazine.
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wish i could help, but there is a photography section towards the end of the forum might want to ask there
Oh I have never noticed that, thanks for the tip.


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You can do no better than search out John Zhang, he is a member on here. John's 1013MM photography is amazing. He has a blog and gives pointers. You can also check out his stuff in our Issue 2 of MotorWerks Magazine.
http://view.flipdocs.com/showbook.as...0003372_529376
thanks I will look for some of his pictures.
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