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For this week’s challenge, post photos using metal objects as your subjects. Be aware of reflections - use them or control them. Try several different angles of the same subject. Bonus points if you use studio lighting.

As always, new photos only for the challenge please. Get out there and shoot!

How to Photograph Reflective Surfaces

Lighting glossy metallic surfaces is tricky, but here's how to nail it every time - DIY Photography

Learning to Light Shiny Objects - Digital Photo Magazine
 
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Maybe think smaller. Utensils, ornaments, jewelry, tools, doorknobs, car trim, chrome, copper, brass...

Ooops, too late. I shot these today on a ride but am planning to do something small later in the week to once again practice focus stacking.

Memorial Bridge is adorned with several massive gilded bronze statues. Right now they are a little greenish but after a good polishing they really shine in bright sun.

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For this wider shot I should have waited until golden hour but could not stick around for three hours:

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Maybe think smaller. Utensils, ornaments, jewelry, tools, doorknobs, car trim, chrome, copper, brass...

Ok, ok, it's Saturday night and it's not like I can go out clubin'. Now I get to sit back the rest of the week and enjoy everyone else's stuff.

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Am I the only one that, upon reading this challenge, recalled Burl Ives' song "Silver and Gold" in the Christmas special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"?
 
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Am I the only one that, upon reading this challenge, recalled Burl Ives' song "Silver and Gold" in the Christmas special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"?

‘It was in my head when I created the thread. Just be thankful it wasn’t the Heat Miser song lol. Coming next week “fire and ice”.
 

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