About a month ago, I set out to shoot an image for the light-painting contest put on by this site. I was lucky enough to get the perfect subject for the shoot, but that luck would quickly run out.
If you’re shooting a car with a particularly nice looking engine bay, you might want to consider giving this transparent hood effect a try. An image like this shows off the powerful nature of a car and is sure to evoke questions from your viewers. In this article I’ll break down the step by step process that I used to create this photo of IND’s M5.
This image of a Lexus LFA driving along the coast in Big Sur, CA was shot at the beginning of the year. The kicker here is that I didn't shoot the car at that particular location at all. What I am about to show you goes against the photographer's code and I may be banned from the...... Nah I'm only joking. Image compositing is not a new technique and has been around for years. The trick with image composites is piecing the images together seemlessly so it does not look forced. Perspective, angle, lighting, and composition all play a major role here.