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Inspired ......

By Stewy  
by Hanners' Mini Adventure and The Beast , I thought I would try and do some shots of some of my Tamiya models.

Back in the late 1970's/early 80's, I would while away for hours on these kits. Incredibly detailed, they were the bees knees of model kits.

I still have three on display, of which this is one.

I have never tried close up work before and don't have a "proper" macro lens, so the 18-55 Canon kit lens was used as it can at least focus down to around 9 inches.

I placed the car on a piece of black card, slid most of it under a chest of drawers to get a dark environvent, and used natural light only.

I am quite pleased with some of the results, so depending on how this goes down, I might upload some more.

Makes a change from snow shots anyway!

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Close-up and macro Flash and lighting Sports and action

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12 Jan 2010 4:09PM
LOve this, love the car also!!


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Stewy Plus
11 103 2 England
12 Jan 2010 4:13PM

One hour up, six views and only one click. Not setting the world alight is it?

Viewing this on my laptop now and it seems a lot darker than on the PC, with a loss of some detail around the front suspension.

This could just be the laptop screen but any comments on this point would be appreciated.


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