Get up close and personal with Tim Wallace and a Cadillac CTS to learn the art of close-up automotive photography. Tim will teach you how to work with one light, one lens, and one camera to capture the most quintessential car detail shots you’ve seen in car advertisements around the world. It’s all about detail, and Tim’s meticulous approach is packed with practical tips for keeping things simple, working fast, and nailing the shots you need to get the job done.
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Join Tim at the Trolley Barn in Tampa, Florida with a 2011 Cadillac CTS where he sets up the lessons to follow and shows you how to identify the signature detail areas you want to look for before you shoot.
The emblem on the grill is one of the most recognizable details on any car. It is a critical shot to get right, and Tim shows you how.
Translucent and highly reflective surfaces present unique challenges to overcome. Your camera angle makes all the difference.
While Tim sets up the light for shooting one of the wheels, he takes time to discuss some of the larger issues related to photographing cars.
The devil is in the detail, and the time you invest before shooting pays dividends in your workflow down the road.
The engine is the heart of the car and it is an important shot to get. It may not look like much at first, but Tim demonstrates how you can use the same one lens and one light to create a super sexy shot.
Tim wraps up the class with a few final words on the most important points covered in this class.
Photographer Tim Wallace is the driving force and creative thinking behind Ambient Life. An award winning photographer his work is often described as both conceptual and dramatic. Tim works internationally…