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Old October 26th, 2012, 08:36 PM
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Old October 26th, 2012, 08:39 PM
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Old October 27th, 2012, 12:43 AM
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A few samples of my recent car photographs:


Sunday Drive
Hi Alain
I love this one, the car and the image (as you know of course, an image is much more than a photo!).
Would you share the set-up? as with a wide angle, the camera had to be pretty close to the car!
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Old October 27th, 2012, 03:14 AM
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I love this picture. Was this taken with a fisheye and then normalized?

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Well? This is too good to let go!
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Hi Asher,

This photograph was taken with a super wide lens, but not a fish eye. I used an 18mm on a full frame DSLR. The 'distortion' is simply the shape of the car which is curved quite a bit.

The camera was mounted to the front of the car with a suction cup. I took the car to 60mph to get the blurred background effect. If I look nervous on the photo it's because I was concerned the camera would come flying off and hit the windshield! It didn't and since it worked well I made many other variations of this photograph by mounting the camera in various places on the car: on the roof, windows, interior, side panels, etc.

I explain all the details about my car photography process in an ebook I just published. I have a free sampler, and a special offer, at this link:

http://beautiful-landscape.com/Ebooks-Books-1-2-3.html

I also explain why I do car photography in addition to my landscape photography, in this free essay titled 'Why I photograph Cars":
http://beautiful-landscape.com/Reflections/?p=1204

Thank you for your compliments.

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The camera was mounted to the front of the car with a suction cup. I took the car to 60mph to get the blurred background effect.

Well, Alain,

You're not timid! I'd be a little concerned too, but actually, suction cups are routinely used to hold very heavy video rigs in shooting movies and commercials! Such a good use of suctions! Why does suck have such a bad name when, it's can be so practical! :)

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Here is another one done with a similar setup, but this time mounted behind the seats:


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One taken at night with flash added to the interior of the car and the camera mounted inside the car:


The exact setup and process are described in the ebook.
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And another one, with a different car, with the camera mounted to the roof of the car at night:


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