Photographing cars in the winter can be the most spectacular of things to do. Low grip levels make sliding easier if the driver has enough skill and with the right breaks in the weather, the results can be beautiful. From a car photographer's viewpoint, though, there are lots of things to think about. I've worked in Norway and Sweden shooting cars driving on frozen lakes, so I … [Read more...] about Seven Winter Photography Tips To Use When Shooting Cars
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This graphic image showing the point of impact of an Australian Camaro historic racer is a forceful illustration of the dangers of motorsport. From a car photographer's viewpoint, shooting motorsport requires you to be ever vigilant, ideally with several addition sets of eyes. One set for shooting and two others to keep you aware of what's going on around you. We've heard of an … [Read more...] about Stand Your Ground? Or Turn and Run….
There's a lot of smoke and mirrors in rig shot photography. Indeed, most car photographers who use rigs on a regular basis don't share their secret formula for a rig shot. The combination of camera shutter speeds, method of attachment to to the car, the speed of the car itself and how much 'whip' and flex the rig has are all things that they don't like to disclose. Well … [Read more...] about Rig Shot Photography Blown Wide Open
I received a really interesting email this past week from a visitor to Car Photographer. He was concerned about image theft from websites. The email reply I wrote, sadly, kept bouncing back. Probably a victim of good old AOL spam protection. However, he posed some interesting questions, so I've expanded them into a blog post here, if only in the hope that he'll check back and … [Read more...] about Watermarking, Image Theft and Technologies..
Our First Car Photography eBook OK, so we're putting it out there. There are a great many photography guides, training courses and eBooks across the world these days, some are indeed, very good. But there seem to be precious few automotive photography eBooks. It's a huge subject, impossible to cover in just one, or perhaps even across two, eBooks. There are techniques to be … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Improve Your Car Photography Without Buying Any More Gear