I like the reflective base but (obviously) you need more contrast between the background and the car otherwise you can't tell where it ends.
I need some better lighting, maybe shine a light on a white sheet over my shooting area? I also need to be using a good Tri-pod I dont have one yet...but I will. I'm currently using a cardboard box.
I'm trying to copy Michael P.'s setup, but I'm finding that's way-way harder than I could ever imagine! LOL I've always had great respect for professional photographers but as I dig a little deeper into furthering my skills.....my great respect for them just got multiplied by 10!
Last Edit: Sept 13, 2013 16:03:05 GMT -5 by Calvin
Beautiful cars Calvin. I hope someday to reach your level of skill both as a builder and a photographer. (Maybe I'll even learn how to post them!)
Such a great model. I have only one (speedway version), built a Mario RC version when they were new. I think I have at least 3 sets of decals for this and have no idea which one to make - leaning toward Fabi's Penzoil car.
Still think that era has the most beautiful Indycars - maybe not the most interesting looking (no Mallards here), but they look like they are doing 250 standing still.
Same car, same maniac behind the camera with a bit more practice since 2013.
Sill need more lighting....trying to get the car sharp and background blurred....open wheel is very tricky to get all four wheels in focus. Unlike fender cars where you can get the fenders sharp with the wheels.