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Old 04-19-2012, 03:37 AM   #2261
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SO (oops caps was on) I took a picture of this car today. It feels very boring to me. Suggestions on how to actually make it look cool when I go back and take more photos of it, because I tend to feel the same way about everything when I do photos. Just looks flat. (the opposite of, for example, the blue 2012 just posted above or a page back)

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Old 04-19-2012, 11:07 AM   #2262
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It is underexposed. A lot.
Also the setting stinks.

Change those two things and then see what they look like.
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:37 PM   #2263
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Like Lyonsroar said.
Needs moar exposure
Lose the smart car and wrangler peeking out too
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Old 04-19-2012, 02:09 PM   #2264
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Yep, the underexposure of the shot is the biggest detractor, but the distractions in the background don't help either, or does the lamp post growing from the top of the roof.

A compelling subject can only do so much - the surroundings and lighting also play integral parts in the overall composition of a photograph.
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Old 04-19-2012, 02:24 PM   #2265
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thats what I figured... good tip on the exposure though I will try something else.

If I owned the car I would take it somewhere else
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:41 PM   #2266
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thats what I figured... good tip on the exposure though I will try something else.
What kind of camera are you using?
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:46 PM   #2267
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looks good zillon
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:06 PM   #2268
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I am currently using my piece of shit stupid 3.1mp camera phone that I got an app for.earlier to allow more adjustment.... went out and took pics, they looked much better til I put them on the computer and they are terrible quality!

I want batteries :(

edit: here, just uploaded them. freakin stupid. For the record, the images I have been posting for a few months now have been from my phone.






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SO (oops caps was on) I took a picture of this car today. It feels very boring to me. Suggestions on how to actually make it look cool when I go back and take more photos of it, because I tend to feel the same way about everything when I do photos. Just looks flat. (the opposite of, for example, the blue 2012 just posted above or a page back)

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It is underexposed. A lot.
Also the setting stinks.

Change those two things and then see what they look like.
^That.. and needs more angles. That angle is boring for that car.
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