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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-12-2012, 06:12 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up 2005 Lotus Elise graphite grey pics

Not really much of a car photographer, but getting into taking shots of the elise.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-12-2012, 07:28 PM
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looks like storm titanium?

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Great first pieces, the first pic is really good. The second, great idea but move your light source on the car to represent the background lighting (Mainly regarding the shadows below the car, will make it look more uniform.)

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Shay2nak,
I agree, unless it is a lighting issue in the photos, it looks like it is storm titanium, graphite grey has less "bronze" color in it and is darker.

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well i definitely learned something. I think the seller originally told me graphite grey. I just went along with it.

as for the the second photo, I ended up positioning the camera in one spot, then moved a portable strobe around the car and took about 20 photos. I then 'painted' the images together in the above image. in truth, the only modified light source is the darkened clouds. everything else is actual. it was my first attempt last weekend of car photos. definitely something i need work on.

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Looks great what editing program are you using?

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Thanks Eliseeyoulater. Just photoshop.

I did take a collection of images with different lighting -- then painted the lit areas onto the main photo (either adding or deleting from photoshop on a different layer until it looked good). The most important part is making sure the camera remained in one place for all shots.

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