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Audi A6

By PaultWebster
Audi A6 taken at twighlight, Canon EOS 550D 18-55mm EFS lens - ISO3200 1/50 f4.5

Tags: General Transport Digitally manipulated Audi a6 reflections trees twilight

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banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3864 Canada
16 Jan 2011 8:39PM
A technically competent shot, and I love the reflections.

I would suggest you get down lower for a shot like this which can make the car appear more aggressive.

Colour, exposure, are all really good.

I loaded a mod which has absolutely nothing at all to do with assisting with your shot, I just could resist showing what is possible with a god shot like this.

the basic approach was to perform perspective distortion and size distortion to make it look as if you were lower, and the rest is just atmospheric stuff.

I hope this fuels you creative juices!



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16 Jan 2011 9:08PM
Hi Willie, many thanks, love the mod, it's time to go to play in PS :0) Got a few ideas, now to put them to the test. Kindest regards, Paul.
DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2011 10:38PM
You've done an excellent job of editing out the background but I think the foreground needs to go, too. There's rather a lot of it and it's quite messy.
16 Jan 2011 10:56PM
Hi DRicherby, thank you, and I agree, this shot came from a lucky snap as it were, rather than a planned shot, and my first thoughts were to isolate the background whilst trying to bring the foreground out, although in hind sight, it needs to either go, or become the focus! but there isn't enough there for that to be realistic i think.!
Grampy 8 507 71 England
17 Jan 2011 4:22PM
What a shame that you are not quite central on the car . I would take all the background to black and light the headlamps with photoshop as well as cloning out the tax disc which detracts from the car itself .
Hope you enjoy the car .
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2012 11:24PM
A well balanced shot I agree with grampy about the tax disc I probably would have cropped the the front paving out and cloned the leaves over the rest of the paving .Rob

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