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mltn
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Oct 13, 2016 09:22 as a reply to post 18155470 |  #8626

How does the TPLink compare with the 6D's wifi? I was thinking about switching to that system, but I couldn't find many reviews from other 6D users. I would think the range would be closer to 150ft like the camranger given that it's the same hardware?

Make sure to use a sun tracker http://suncalc.net ...-0.125,2/2016.10.13/09:​06 (external link) to time your shots.

I don't know that you need to wait and wait to get your light right, but planning would certainly help. Think about what you can and can't blend. The ground should be easy to mask in if it's too dark, but doing a lot of blending in the tree/sky area could be problematic because trees move, so things won't line up. It's hard to say for sure, but this photo doesn't look like the sky has been replaced, and it would be a mess with so many tiny gaps in the trees.




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seaLere
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Oct 13, 2016 10:33 |  #8627

mltn wrote in post #18155780 (external link)
How does the TPLink compare with the 6D's wifi? I was thinking about switching to that system, but I couldn't find many reviews from other 6D users. I would think the range would be closer to 150ft like the camranger given that it's the same hardware?

Make sure to use a sun tracker http://suncalc.net ...-0.125,2/2016.10.13/09:​06 (external link) to time your shots.

I don't know that you need to wait and wait to get your light right, but planning would certainly help. Think about what you can and can't blend. The ground should be easy to mask in if it's too dark, but doing a lot of blending in the tree/sky area could be problematic because trees move, so things won't line up. It's hard to say for sure, but this photo doesn't look like the sky has been replaced, and it would be a mess with so many tiny gaps in the trees.

I honestly don't remember how well the 6D's wifi works because I only used it once haha. The TPLink has worked great for me up to the 50-60 yards away from it I was but I haven't really tried it much above that. I can't imagine the camranger is any better except maybe a slightly more stable firmware/app since it's factory and expensive. But I haven't seen even a close need to want to spend $300 instead of $30.


As for the sun tracker, I think a lot of the problems are I don't always know which way the building faces (it's in a town a few hours away). I guess I can always ask though but being such a large building I think it will be hard to plan it.


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Oct 13, 2016 12:02 |  #8628

Another shot from the animal hospital shoot. I spent way too long editing these yesterday. This is my first shoot of this type, so definitely a lot to learn. This was 3 shots HDR. I stood on a small hill, focused on the building with timer set for 10 sec. Clicked shutter and lifted camera up til I got to the bottom of the tripod legs. IS held the shots in line (also used auto align in LR).

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amairphoto
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Oct 13, 2016 14:45 |  #8629

Some recent of mine

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NayF​Qk] (external link)Public US 2 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NayG​vt] (external link)Mandarin 6 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NayH​5V] (external link)Mandarin 5 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NayH​Pv] (external link)Mandarin 4 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NayJ​PM] (external link)Mandarin 3 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NayK​Ee] (external link)Mandarin 2 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/N7th​nY] (external link)Mandarin 1 (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MdjJ​nw] (external link)Spread (external link) by Anthony Mair (external link), on Flickr

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seaLere
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Oct 13, 2016 15:25 |  #8630

Beautiful^. I'm guessing you're using a 17 TSE? :D


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Oct 13, 2016 15:33 |  #8631

seaLere wrote in post #18156046 (external link)
Beautiful^. I'm guessing you're using a 17 TSE? :D

Thank you! and actually no, id love that lens but new body next. These are all with the 24-70


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Oct 13, 2016 17:33 |  #8632

DonJuanMair wrote in post #18156053 (external link)
Thank you! and actually no, id love that lens but new body next. These are all with the 24-70

Wow, they for some reason seem a bit wider than 24. Guess you just know what to put in the frame :) Is there generally not much distortion with that lens or are you just that good??

Also, I'm guessing you're blending both ambient and flash?

And any reason you're switching to a new body when you've got the 5DIII?


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Oct 13, 2016 19:53 |  #8633

seaLere wrote in post #18155844 (external link)
As for the sun tracker, I think a lot of the problems are I don't always know which way the building faces (it's in a town a few hours away). I guess I can always ask though but being such a large building I think it will be hard to plan it.

Have you tried Google maps Satellite view and Street View? These can often give a very clear idea of which way a house/building faces. Even when you can't actually see the actual frontage you can tell from the layout of the driveway/access.


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Oct 13, 2016 20:45 |  #8634

Dan Marchant wrote in post #18156239 (external link)
Have you tried Google maps Satellite view and Street View? These can often give a very clear idea of which way a house/building faces. Even when you can't actually see the actual frontage you can tell from the layout of the driveway/access.

Most of the stuff I shoot is brand new and not on the map yet haha


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amairphoto
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Oct 13, 2016 22:23 |  #8635

seaLere wrote in post #18156135 (external link)
Wow, they for some reason seem a bit wider than 24. Guess you just know what to put in the frame :) Is there generally not much distortion with that lens or are you just that good??

Also, I'm guessing you're blending both ambient and flash?

And any reason you're switching to a new body when you've got the 5DIII?

Well ill shoot trying ot get straight lines as is from the get go. THen ill take it into Lightroom and correct distortion, then fix the perspective too. Then if i still have issues ill take it to photoshop to adaptive wide angle and do that for a while.
As for new body, im getting the mkIV :-D cant wait!
Lighting was a bit of both on the light ones and the darker one was just ambient.


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joebfinelineg
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Oct 14, 2016 06:49 as a reply to post 18153098 |  #8636

Newbie telling you I appreciate the inspiration!


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Oct 14, 2016 06:51 as a reply to post 18152750 |  #8637

Thanks! Going out for my 2nd attempt today hopefully.


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Oct 14, 2016 07:09 |  #8638

real estate photography attempt #2

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Oct 14, 2016 08:04 as a reply to joebfinelineg's post |  #8639

You need to tone down the light some. If you look at your histogram, it is weighted to much to the right, to the point where you have a number of blown out areas. It looks unrealistically bright. Its almost a full stop overexposed.


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Oct 14, 2016 15:04 |  #8640

How many layers on these shots?




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