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5th of October 2008 (Sun), 18:14
hey guys i have a canon rebel xsi with the 18-55 is lense what are the best manual seetings for a photoshoot with my car with models on it
5th of October 2008 (Sun), 21:23
Well that is going to depend on a lot of different things. What is the lighting? Mid Day, evening morning, strobs.
give us some more info so we can better assist.
5th of October 2008 (Sun), 21:49
If you have totally no clue, set the dial on Av, choose f/7.1 and make photos.
Your question is way to generic.
5th of October 2008 (Sun), 22:33
im sorry im rly new to this it will prolly be mid day, btw what are strobes??
6th of October 2008 (Mon), 09:40
will prolly be mid day What's the subject? The car, or the models?
A few Car Lighting Tips - Updated (http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=70290)
This shows how the subject can affect the exposure & why manual keeps me worry free:
Post #47 (http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showpost.php?p=5191658&postcount=47)
Judging by your question, I don't expect you to use this, but at least you won't be able to complain that nobody told you? ;)
Try manual. For a good starting point, first set the f-stop & shutter speed you need for the effect you want. Then the other parameter: f-stop or shutter speed. Then adjust the ISO.
Need an exposure crutch? (http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=89123) btw what are strobes?? Usually, a separate flash, on camera, off camera, or studio set-up. The term is sometimes used for the built in flash.
6th of October 2008 (Mon), 11:58
Where are you shooting, indoors or outdoors? Low light or high light?
6th of October 2008 (Mon), 15:06
^^^ He said mid-day so I'd guess high light.
6th of October 2008 (Mon), 18:55
high light i want a sick image look liek rly cool
13th of October 2008 (Mon), 22:51
so you really want morning or evening so the light will be cooler and not so harsh. Where are you from? maybe someone here is close enough to you to help teach you.
20th of October 2008 (Mon), 22:24
im in newburgh ny
29th of October 2008 (Wed), 11:40
Crikey this thread makes my head hurt!
31st of October 2008 (Fri), 17:19
post pics of the model!!
7th of November 2008 (Fri), 10:56
Sounds like you should do some more reading and practice shots before going out there.
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