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post #1 of 6
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Hey guys, I'm new to taking picture of any kind of quality and have a few questions. I want to take pictures of my Camaro. My girlfriend has a

. What settings would I use to take best picture I can with what I have? Here are some shots of what it's taken so far.



How can I get the best quality out of what I am using? Thanks guys!
post #2 of 6
Get low down and take pictures at the same points as you have done in the pictures above. Also try a side angle and a perfect head on low down picture to give the car a sence of "bigness" lol.
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Keep proportion and good angles into account.
Hope this help mate.
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It does, thanks. I don't really like where those pics were taken, going out to find a better place today.
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Try to also keep the lighting consistent ex; don't park in a shadow or in the direct sunlight. Utilize the golden hour if you can.
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Morning or evening light will help give you a more dramatic feel. Also I would get a little lower and closer while zoom out a bit (If you can). The next thing would be to put your camera on a tripod so that you don't have to worry about motion blur. Also try and manually control the ISO (No idea if you have that ability in your camera) and set it as low as possible.
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