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An overview of all our tutorials and articles on how to improve your automotive photography skils, how to enhance your shots once you've downloaded them to your computer, behind the scenes look at how we work during a professional photo shoot ... and much more.

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Action photography using a car rig with suction cups

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on April 9, 2013 by Mark
Suction caps are commonly used to attach a boom onto a car so you can position a camera at a fixed point from the car and take a photograph while the car is moving to create impressive action shots.

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Buying a dual screen setup might be the best idea you ever had

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on March 24, 2013 by Mark
Instead of going for one very large and expensive monitor why not invest in two smaller ones and expand your 'monitor real estate' even further, allowing you to post process photos full screen with all the tools out of the way.

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Creating a derelict at dusk look in post processing

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on November 3, 2012 by Mark
Brand new cars always look good in an abandoned house location, and even better at dusk when the warm light is available, unfortunately finding both and still being safe enough to put an expensive car in front of the derelict house could be difficult.

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Using actions to add a watermark to your photos

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on July 9, 2012 by Mark
We show you a way to add a custom watermark to all your photos, no matter if they are in landscape or in portrait orientation using actions that require no manual intervention.

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Off camera flash car photography, part 2 of 2 : the shoot

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on June 15, 2012 by Mark
You managed to buy the necessary items to get into off camera flash photography, in part 2 of our tutorial we explain how to use it.

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Off camera flash car photography, part 1 of 2 : the shopping list

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on June 1, 2012 by Mark
In this first part of the off camera flash tutorial I take you over the required equipment to get started using additional light sources.

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Post processing automotive event photographs

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on April 26, 2010 by Mark
We all know the drill, we’ve been to a car show or outdoor event and we’ve encountered some amazing cars but our shots have bad backgrounds so we'll have to revert to post processing to get it right.

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Car photography that sells the car

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on January 18, 2010 by Mark
Selling a high performance car isn't easy, but as they say : a picture speaks a thousand words. We'll show you how to get the winning shot that will sell the car quickly by selecting the correct background and perform the right post processing.

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Adding authentic looking motion to still images

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Updated on November 20, 2009 by Mark
Sometimes you just have to get a sharp image of a car, but spinning wheels would be nice, we explain you how to achieve this in post processing.

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Background replacement made easy

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on August 28, 2009 by Mark
There are times you've managed to photograph a great looking car, but the background is far from good looking ... no problem, just replace it with a different one.

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Race photography, a day at the track

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on July 31, 2009 by Mark
You must admit that being track side must appeal to you, but it takes some technique to get the best shots from that position, we explain how to get it right.

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Make panning shots like a pro

Thumbnail in Advanced level - Posted on April 24, 2009 by Mark
We all made these mistakes at first, but after gathering some more experience we could pinpoint these mistakes and share them with you so you can avoid them.

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