PESO: One more Barracuda
pnstenquist at comcast.net
Wed Oct 7 16:13:11 EDT 2009
Reflectors can work, but they have to be big and close. It's also
tough to keep them out of the sheetmetal with most angles. White
sheets of mat board under the bumpers will make them shine, but you
have to clone them out in post or strip in pavement from a second shot.
On Oct 7, 2009, at 3:02 PM, Jack Davis wrote:
> John, if I may butt in...your outfit will absolutely "do it" and
> beautifully. If a fairly windless day, a couple low reflectors might
> be handy. Let me quickly add, Paul is exactly the right one to ask.
> Am very much looking foreword to shots of your acquaintance's
> "stable", although I'll have to practice some serious drool control
> in the meantime. =)
> --- On Wed, 10/7/09, John Francis <johnf at panix.com> wrote:
>> From: John Francis <johnf at panix.com>
>> Subject: Re: PESO: One more Barracuda
>> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
>> Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 10:43 AM
>> On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 11:52:53AM
>> -0400, P N Stenquist wrote:
>>> Shipping a big order of photos to the owner of this
>> car today. I took a
>>> clue from the way Ilford ships Fiber Gold paper and
>> packed the pics in a
>>> paper box, then packed th paper box in a well-padded
>> larger box. Should
>>> be protected from anything short of drowning.
>>> This is my favorite shot of the car, a 1970 Hemi
>> Barracuda that's worth
>>> around half a million US.
>>> K7 and DA* 60-250, 170mm, circular polarizer, ISO 200,
>> f4 @ 1/ 80th,
>>> +0.7 stop exposure comp:
>> Great shot - I can see why you like it!
>> Apart from the equipment mentioned above, were you using
>> anything else?
>> Basically I'm trolling for tips on how to best show off a
>> car; I ran
>> into my car-owning accquaintance the other day and
>> mentioned I was
>> interested in coming out to shoot his stable.
>> Apparently he'd been
>> thinking along those lines, too, so it will almost
>> certainly happen.
>> He's got an impressive lineup; apart from the Ferrari F360
>> and the
>> Lamborgini he recently picked up a new toy - a Bugatti
>> There's also a Viper roadster, and I'm sure one or two
>> I don't know whether he's got a Tesla.
>> I don't have either the K-7 or 60-250 yet, but I'm sure the
>> and the trusty FA* 80-200 will suffice.
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