2007 Audi S4 Avant 6 spd Triptronic
Well a big storm rolled through and I went back out, not as good as my picture from last year...but not bad!
The rule of thirds is certainly something to consider and I definitely like the second version with the darker and more ominous sky, however rules were made to be broken as they say and I often find myself breaking that one quite a bit, especially where car photos are concerned.I was thinking more along the lines of a light HDR. And as for cropping...not really as I was sticking to the rule of thirds!
I like the HDR because it makes the sky more dramatic and ominous however I often ignore the strict rule of thirds, especially where vehicles are concerned because I usually end up selling 8x10's and the customer generally wants to see their car as large as possible in the photo.I was thinking more along the lines of a light HDR. And as for cropping...not really as I was sticking to the rule of thirds!
Disagreement is part of what makes life worthwhile to me so no problem, it's all good as they say.I gotta disagree with you Papa D, I usually deal mostly in posters that I sell to my customers after doing a shoot.(I have a plotter) I think it depends on the picture, with the lightning, I don't think it looks good with the car centered. If I am shooting and there isn't a lot going on in the background then I usually shoot with my F1.4 lens and get the car to take up most of the picture.(blur the background ect.. not to lose focus of the car) In the lightning shot it's not all about the car. I do the same with rig shots, I try to not have the entire car taking up the whole shot. To each is their own though.
Everyone has a different style of photography...I'll stick to mine.