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Does anyone here use Light banks for automotive portraits

 
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Dec 15, 2016 13:33 |  #16

Left Handed Brisket wrote in post #18213811 (external link)
I would be more concerned with the readings right at the box surface as that is what will create the reflections on the car ... and get the Seconic up and running with the dome retracted before messing around much.


I will get readings that way too and see what I get


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Dec 22, 2016 19:22 |  #17

did some more testing and looks like the largest variance i have is 1/2stop with my meter about 6in below the diffusion material... will def add an inner diffuser to even it out more.. but def a good start

gotta work on the floor and walls not but did a few test shots to see how the light works.. def happy with the setup.. not a single hot spot like i typically get shooting cars.. car was lightly edited in LR with some clarity contrast adjustments only

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Jan 24, 2017 22:20 |  #18

Finally getting to painting the floor should be able to start testing next week...


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Jan 26, 2017 20:09 |  #19

Floor is done and drying can't wait to start playing

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Jan 26, 2017 23:01 |  #20

bartc wrote in post #18256377 (external link)
Floor is done and drying can't wait to start playing


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It should be interesting to see how well the glossy floor works for you.


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Jan 27, 2017 00:19 |  #21

PhotosGuy wrote in post #18256524 (external link)
It should be interesting to see how well the glossy floor works for you.

its actually satin i took this just after painting it so def shows like its high gloss..


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Jan 29, 2017 15:50 |  #22

Shot this over at my buddies shop who buys and sells exotics.. good example of light output.. my floor Is still drying at my studio

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Feb 02, 2017 20:19 |  #23

played around a bit more under the box.. box will be back at my studio next week

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Feb 03, 2017 04:21 |  #24

Dude that is a lot of work and effort, nicely done :-)
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Feb 03, 2017 09:22 |  #25

Gas Hog wrote in post #18263351 (external link)
Dude that is a lot of work and effort, nicely done :-)
Gary

Thx.. and ya been a bit if work but loving the results so far.. I'm going to expand it to get better coverage should be 12x24 next week.


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Feb 14, 2017 15:42 |  #26

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Feb 28, 2017 12:48 as a reply to bartc's post |  #27

That looks great! A setup shot of this would be awesome!


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Mar 01, 2017 10:01 |  #28

James33 wrote in post #18287897 (external link)
That looks great! A setup shot of this would be awesome!

Only bts I took of this shot was this one

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Mar 10, 2017 11:33 |  #29

So... it's been a while. Howzit going?
I had some time & put this together. Maybe it will help.

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Mar 10, 2017 19:58 |  #30

You Da Man! ^^^^^^^


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