How to create a realistic sunflare in Photoshop

How to create a realistic sun in Photoshop

Have you ever seen those shots to where the car is positioned almost perfectly to where the sun looks as if it’s pointing directly at the car, or maybe you have a great photo but it seems like there’s something missing? Well if so, I have something that may just shine a little more light…

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Chad Burdette Interviews with LTSC

Chad Burdette Interviews with LTSC

Chad Burdette Interviews with LTSC When it comes down to being one of the best automotive photographers in Atlanta, Chad Burdette (Chadbee Photography) has got that covered. Seriously, just google automotive photographer in Atlanta and you’ll see him right there. So, it was only right that we interview him since he’s a local.   This…

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Nick Busato - car photography

LTSC Interview with Nick Busato

  Nick Busato, this dude right here is killing it. What makes him special is that he does a mix of motorsport photography and some commercial work as you will see later on in this interview. Most photographers I know stick to doing just one because shooting those are two completely different worlds.   In…

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Chester Ng - car photography

LTSC Interview with Chester Ng

When I first found out about Chester Ng, I knew I had to pick his brain a bit and find out more about car photography. This dude has some really sick ass shots under his belt. He’s originally from Hong Kong but travels all over the world shooting beautiful cars, living the life that we…

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JPEG vs RAW - car photography

Should I shoot JPEG or RAW?

So you’ve been shooting JPEG since you got your DSLR but then went through the settings and saw an option to choose between JPEG, RAW, or JPEG + RAW. This is probably when you start wondering what all that means and asking questions like:   What are the differences? What are the ups and downs…

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Layer Masks [Photoshop]

Layer masks are the easiest way to make a selection or to blend multiple pictures together (also called composites). Layer masks basically allow you to make changes to your shot with the ability to go back when needed.   Start here So, let’s say you’re working on a shot you did this past weekend. The…

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Depth of Field (DoF) – The Basics

Depth of Field goes together with Aperture, as you should have seen in a previous blog post. The short definition of DoF is basically the range of distance that appears in focus.   SHALLOW DEPTH OF FIELD If you are shooting a car and you set your aperture really low (let’s say f/1.8) then only…

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ISO: The Basics

What is ISO? Your camera is sensitive, so don’t make it cry. That is unless you change the ISO. This controls your camera’s sensitivity to light. The lower the ISO, the less sensitive it is to the light. While on the other hand, a high ISO will result in more sensitivity causing a brighter image….

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LTSC Interview with GFWilliams

I have had the pleasure of interviewing one of the top automotive photographers (in my opinion) and let me tell you, I was definitely not disappointed. This guy knows his stuff and you will see just that in this interview, along with some knowledge bombs that you could take and improve your car shooting and…

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Understanding Photoshop: Layers

[ssba]   One of the more crucial things I had to learn about Photoshop was how layers work. Which is what this episode of Understanding Photoshop is about.   WHAT ARE LAYERS? If you don’t know what they layers are, they as basically different images, or text, or adjustment that are on their own field….

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Aperture: The Basics

What is Aperture?? There is a mechanism inside your lense that can be controlled to let in a certain amount of light, this is called the Aperture. Not only does this control the amount of light, but it also controls the Depth of Field, or DoF for short.   So how does it work? Aperture…

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