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      04-20-2018, 07:11 AM   #155
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      04-20-2018, 10:32 AM   #156
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What and How do you create the sun flare? I've been trying within Lightroom and just cant get it to look right.
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What and How do you create the sun flare? I've been trying within Lightroom and just cant get it to look right.
You can do this with a radial filter, but it doesn't always look quite right. It works best in pHotoshop.
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What and How do you create the sun flare? I've been trying within Lightroom and just cant get it to look right.
Here's the video that I learned form, but you can use a radial gradient instead of a soft brush for scalability.

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What and How do you create the sun flare? I've been trying within Lightroom and just cant get it to look right.
You can do this under Lightroom under Basic Edit

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Sent it over; subject (BMW M3 Rolling photo RAW)
Hey there. I like the rolling shot a lot as well. May I take a stab at this as well?
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Hey there. I like the rolling shot a lot as well. May I take a stab at this as well?
Of course, PM me your email.
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Hey there. Thanks for sharing the shot with me. Here's my quick edit and some recommendation.

I can see this photo was taken at 18mm with f/13 and ISO200 at 1/80 shutter. My humble guess is that it was getting dark quickly and you dropped your shutter speed to compensate the losing light. My future recommendation would be to mess with your aperture instead of your shutter, especially if you're not shooting still. Depending on the camera that you have, most of photos began getting blurry without using a tripot after 1/80. Since you are shooting in RAW, you can always boost the exposure afterwards. In this case, you're shooting with a wide-angle lens, with f/13 or f/9 you really won't see that much of a difference (IMO) and the extra f/stops will definitely give you better result without the risk of a blurred image; you can also work around this by messing with your ISO but this requires you to understand the type of sensor your camera has and what is the max. allowed before grain appears in your photo. Here's my humble edie:

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Hey there. Thanks for sharing the shot with me. Here's my quick edit and some recommendation.

I can see this photo was taken at 18mm with f/13 and ISO200 at 1/80 shutter. My humble guess is that it was getting dark quickly and you dropped your shutter speed to compensate the losing light. My future recommendation would be to mess with your aperture instead of your shutter, especially if you're not shooting still. Depending on the camera that you have, most of photos began getting blurry without using a tripot after 1/80. Since you are shooting in RAW, you can always boost the exposure afterwards. In this case, you're shooting with a wide-angle lens, with f/13 or f/9 you really won't see that much of a difference (IMO) and the extra f/stops will definitely give you better result without the risk of a blurred image; you can also work around this by messing with your ISO but this requires you to understand the type of sensor your camera has and what is the max. allowed before grain appears in your photo. Here's my humble edie:

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Looks soo sweet.

I was shooting with my Canon t3i. I know super old but haven't had the funds to upgrade. I will say that this shot was very blurry to begin with. Thanks for the recommendations!
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Here was a quick and simple composite photo that I did for a friends car.

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Very nice! It would be very easy to paint out those poles!
What program do you use for that? I havn't really learned how to do that yet
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Very nice! It would be very easy to paint out those poles!
What program do you use for that? I havn't really learned how to do that yet
Photoshop. YouTube some tutorials. Very easy to do
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Very nice! It would be very easy to paint out those poles!
Photoshop Clone tool and Stamp healing tool are some of your best friends.
I generally always clean up anything that is distracting. i.e. the poles, the major reflections on the car, and anything that looks like its protruding from the car.
I hope you dont mind that i stole your photo to edit, say the word and I will take them down.

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Also, whats up jmg! SHAWNoftheREX from over on NASIOC, making my way over to the M3 world. Waiting on the arrival of my Imola f80 ZCP. Recognized your screen name right away lol
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Yes sir! Should be landing in Southern CA today actually
I still remember my first time sitting in my virgin M3! Those first 1200 miles are going to be hard!
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A few of us made it over her from NASIOC. We all grow up sooner of later
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I still remember my first time sitting in my virgin M3! Those first 1200 miles are going to be hard!
I am NOT looking forward to it. Its not a DD either as we have a GLE63S grocery getter, so the miles are going to be slow to go up.

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Yeah, i hear you. It is becoming a shit show over there. Nothing but hatred and 45 degree wheels. I still have the WRX as well, but RARELY post over there anymore.
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