Highway photography

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  1. tecboy

    tecboy No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Tips for shooting pictures on the highway?


     
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    480sparky Chief Free Electron Relocator Supporting Member

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    Watch out for cars?
     
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    You'd better be in the passenger seat.
     
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    Opps, I wasn't clear, sorry. Of course I'll stay in the passenger seat. In my state, driving while shooting pictures is illegal and dangerous.
     
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    Experiment with slow shutter speeds - you can get some neat "zooming" effects, and I've seen some images shot sideways that are very intruiging.
     
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    Thanks for the tip. I'm trying to shoot the downtown landscape over the highway. There is a nice view. However, I may need an extra wide angle lens.
     
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    Ah, that's a little different. Well, you could set your camera to burst mode, high shutter speed, manual focus (preset) and let'er rip. Then stitch the images together. Although the foreground will be hard to match...
     
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    How do you stitch photos? Using Photoshop?
     
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    Photoshop, or one of the utilities that came with your Canon software CD. But Photoshop will have more options and you have more control using layers.
     
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    Got it
     
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    apples TPF Noob!

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    dont forget to do the obligatory shot of a reflection off the side door mirrors :lol:
     

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