How To Make Your Car Look Awesome

I’ve seen a lot of custom cars in my day. But so far 2016 has been an incredible year for customized cars with also its of work that I’ve never seen it done before on vehicles. Take for example this awesome body that I saw driving on my trip to Toronto. It looks pretty awesome with the tinting that got done on this vehicle apparently from a newer window tints hamilton shop that is offering these types of car Glass and vehicle wrap customizations.

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Audi with windows tinted(image: car tints on Audi)

You got to admit these look pretty awesome parked out front on this sunny day. I’ve had some posters of a red Ferrari in my room for a long time. But I think that that might change with what Audi is doing with their upcoming lineup of vehicles in 2017 and beyond. It should be an exciting next five years for the whole automobile industry and I definitely look forward to checking out some more car shows. So in summary, To make your car look awesome, you’re going to need to buy a Audi vehicle! Hahaha. This video of the Canadian Toronto international car show is pretty awesome I figured I just added in here since I’ve mentioned car shows. I’ve gone the last five years and I might need to stop going since my bank account can’t accommodate the temptations of what they show every year there. I guess it’ll be motivation for the future when I am making more money so I can purchase some of these vehicles. Unfortunately the life of a photographer in an era when everyone has a camera that is high-quality, with their phone, it’s getting a little tougher to earn high payouts.

It’s no secret, This post is really just a post about how much I love the Audi car manufacturer. It all started when I saw a post on Instagram not too long ago. I don’t know if everyone will laugh but I thought this was hilarious!

Audi Car Fan Club

And the last thing you should do to make your vehicle look awesome is the universally charged appeal of a vehicle shooting out flames like some sort of crazy Dragon. Yes vehicles that have fire coming out of them as they speed away is potentially the most awesome thing that anybody can do to customize their car. All the way back to those videogames in the 1990s, I’m talking the entire speed series, have influenced a generation of people that feel that they need flames coming out of their car and I think that it is awesome. Now it’s not quite as cool during the day you can’t really the flames shooting at the back of the vehicle. Also there are some awesome customizations that can be done where the flames that shootout end up being a different color making it seem like some sort of alien space car that is blasting through our streets in the middle of the night. Don’t believe me? Take a look at this awesome photograph I got other vehicle traveling at high speeds with the exhaust shooting at flames in the other vehicle traveling at high speeds with the exhaust shooting at flames in the night. Try to tell me this isn’t an awesome picture.

Exhaust Fire looking like an angry car

As always thanks for reading and be sure to reach out to me on social media! It still amazes me when I get contacted from people all over the world that stumble across my little blog, thanks for stopping by and I hope we cross paths someday. Keep your lens clean and your vehicle fast!

Thoughts on Starting a Photography Business

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I’m lucky enough to have had a bit of success as a professional photographer, and I know many of you have aspirations to do the same. With that in mind, here are some thoughts I have on starting a photography business.

When you’re an eager digital photographer and you have the need to spend your working life doing something you enjoy, it would be a pity if you really did not seek it further. You actually don’t need to join an institution or pay countless dollars to get started either. You merely require the passion to find out and also continue. Many wonderful photographers who count on their profession to make it through don’t even recognize they have these characteristics because they enjoy what they do.

It’s true that there is wealth to be made in digital photography. I’m not going to downplay that or present the opposite because, in every instance, it’s up to the individual. It all depends on exactly what method of photography they select, how much time they take into the business, do they have a business mind, etc. All these factors enter play when success in a photography business is examined.

I don’t wish to create any false hopes. Success will require some hard work and patience, but here a few pointers to get you started.

  • It is consistently vital to assemble a good portfolio as far as digital photography is concerned. A portfolio must have a collection of pertinent photographic jobs that you believe to be outstanding. Make certain that photos are uncommon in character and are from diverse areas. Your profile has to have the ability to impress the customer in the initial meeting.
  • Never ever embrace laxity while dealing with or archiving photos. You will regret it later on. Storage space and access will either enhance or discourage your working environment. Frequently older images end up being better with time.
  • Stick to well-recognized brand names for photo equipment. The degree of megapixel supplied as well as the quality of the zooming must be checked into meticulously. I have my favorites like Kodak and Canon, but there are several equally just as good as mine.
  • Remember to frequently update as well as sustain your website so that each time people find your internet site, they will discover something brand-new and also interesting.
  • Stock photography is that branch of photography where there is an accumulated stock of photos which can be sold to interested purchasers, developers, adverting agencies etc. This can be a slow-moving haul but if your pictures are well thought out, it can be the resource of a recurring income. I expand on taking good stock car photos here.
  • In the preliminary stages of your business, don’t attempt to charge expensive amounts or else it will offer the incorrect perception and you will probably lose a useful long-term client. Tread slowly. Ring various other photographers and also study.
  • You must try to market your work at appropriate locations. Photos could additionally be published online. Magazine exposure online will certainly raise client queries. Don’t forget to search for appropriate regional markets and obtain the snaps printed in a regional journal or newspaper and constantly present your contact number prominently and consistently!
  • Establishing and popularizing a company is hard and you need to take on a correct marketing approach. Today, advertising and marketing are just one of the most prominent tools of advertising. Advertisements can be put on internet sites, on-line telephone directories, newspapers as well as magazines, and so on. Study the appropriate tools before you enter. Occasionally good deals get in the way of acknowledging the appropriate advertising vehicle.


If you have specific questions about starting a photography business, feel free to contact me directly through this site or any of my social media accounts.



The Art of Luxury Travel Photography

I was once used to being stuck in an office. It wasn’t my style. Since then I’ve really embrace luxury digital photography. I knew it could be exceptionally gratifying as well as thrilling if I found the right clients. On a daily basis could be a brand-new journey simply by putting together the right business online that I could operate in my office or on the other side of the world travelling. The initiative you place on your the clients at this or any job could be straight up the reason to the money/success you make or your entire downfall and bankruptcy. Finally, after years, I’ve found the ideal client and I’ve found myself recently meeting a client in Ottawa, Ontario and captured this photograph of a shuttle limo that makes it seam like the start of a horror film.

Ottawa, Ontario Shuttle Limo From A Horror Film

Ottawa, Ontario Limo Photo

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With the enjoyment  of travel and also individual benefits likewise comes the difficulty it takes to land these awesome deals. To be successful in this company you should provide your true devotion to each client . Often that indicates jeopardizing a regular individual life. When my pals intend to interact socially, I commonly elude out to get back to deal with a Friday evening or vacation to satisfy target dates. Just how around that monetary threat? Oh yep, that’s a large one. There’s the electronic cameras, the computer systems, the lenses, software program, and also continuous updating every couple of years. Most professional photographers make poverty-like revenue since of the high costs, yet proceed for the love of just what they do. Not in my case anymore. Checkout some of my latest shots.

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New York Limo Mercedes Weekend


Familiarize the instant location around you when taking pictures. You should understand exactly what is around you, as there might be much more you could contribute to a shot or perhaps a far better shot readily available if you reverse. In some cases the very best shots exist right behind you
I have actually fulfilled a few of my favored heroes, partied in remarkable areas, driven very unusual and also remarkable automobiles, terminated [most likely unlawful] tools, socialized of helicopters while ringing the Mexican armed force, had fun with white tigers, been flown around secretive jets, as well as obtain the deep satisfaction of seeing my job obtain released and also [with any luck] understood. Sometimes my life approaches the line in between silly as well as ludicrous. This is exactly what digital photography has actually offered me.
If you are majorly interested regarding digital photography, utilize a tripod. Tripods hold your cam still, which implies that you will certainly obtain a remarkably clear shot when you utilize them. They can be found in specifically useful when you are taking an image of a landscape, a showing off occasion or anything taking place in the evening.
Digital photography is among those pleasant undertakings that permit you to dive as much or as low as you desire right into the finer factors of the fine art. Whatever degree you go to, you’ll locate several ideas as well as suggestions in this write-up to raise your digital photography abilities as well as pleasure.
An essential idea to think about with digital photography is that you will certainly intend to prevent the flash that is developed right into your electronic camera if in any way feasible. The factor for this is that the objective of the constructed in flash is to brighten your topics, nonetheless, it commonly does it in such a severe nature that your pictures do not look expert. Utilize an exterior flash with a diffuser rather. Like in this photo:


Thanks to my close friends, household, and also liked ones for enduring me as well as my insane routine for many years.
Now when looking at how I got here, It seems like there was eventually, when I needed to choose that my life would certainly not be a typical one. I would certainly not be wed by 30. I would certainly not be house a minimum of 60 % of the year. I would certainly toss all individual plan the home window as well as go anywhere my profession as well as the journey would certainly lead me. Frightening in the beginning, I located it rather liberating. I was constantly the one to sweat the little things … to stress that my life had not been going the course I had actually established, yet when I sent to everything, every little thing ended up being much more very easy.
The result? I like just what I do. The possibility of falling short at it horrifies me. I like the rewards … the vehicles, the events, the incredible individuals, (perhaps the appealing females as well), etc, yet the job I develop has actually come to be one of the most vital points to me. I still obtain a significant fee when I stroll off an established understanding I “obtained the shot.” You cannot remain in this job for the benefits. It was a terrific digital photographer, Kwaku Alston, that alerted me not to obtain mesmerized in the beauty of business considering that if you do, you’ll locate on your own shed method off-track. He was. It took me some time to see it, yet after doing this for almost One Decade, I do. When you take your eyes off where you are choosing your job and also your job, you will certainly bend right into a ditch. Concentrate on the important things that are crucial to you like the job you intend to develop as well as your liked ones, and also well, the remainder is merely pie … or icing … or whatever the example is.
At the start of this short article, it was kept in mind that whether you’re presently a newbie or an advanced digital photographer, you could remain to find out brand-new info that will certainly assist you boost and also improve your abilities. Utilize the practical tips in this short article to develop your abilities and also raise your capabilities to take the most effective images feasible.
There’s the outstanding benefit of functioning for on your own and also seeing your difficult imaginative job come with each other in print (or computer system display or television or signboard). When my pals desire to interact socially, I commonly elude out to go back to function on a Friday evening or vacation to satisfy target dates. It takes a consistent tough job to maintain on top of on your own and also your profession. When you take your eyes off of where you are going with your job as well as your profession, you will certainly bend right into a ditch. Emphasis on the points that are most crucial to you like the job you desire to produce and also your liked ones, as well as well, the remainder is merely pie … or icing … or whatever the example is.
My certain encounters might not always mirror that of various other industrial professional photographers, however, I wish my 2 cents offers you a far better concept of exactly what it resembles when you opt to devote your life to a digital photography occupation.
Make certain that you’re consistently remembering as a digital photographer if you intend to maintain enhancing. Remember of the locations you like, the areas you do not like, the hotspots you locate, those little “keys” you uncover in the process, and also anything else you believe deserves listing to bear in mind.
Concentrate on a solitary topic in your photos. Photos will certainly function most ideal with a solitary, clear factor of emphasis. Establishing a make-up that entails a number of topics could be tough as well as could lead to a chaotic, chaotic framework. Having a solitary topic likewise makes establishing your zoom as well as various other levels easier.
The positioning of the topic could make the distinction in between a friendly picture and also a terrific image. The topic must hardly ever be a dead facility in the center of the picture. When taking your image, attempt to place the topic in the top, or reduced 3rd of the picture. This result functions very well when there is a perspective distant.
My online is the Washington DC location, yet I was flown to main Florida for an eleventh-hour newborn picture work. Just what the hell? I do not also DO infant pictures. When a routine business customer calls you 8am on a Friday early morning as well as desires you to fly to Florida instantly, you do it. It’s the nature of this profession … no … the way of living.
The “S” means shutter rate. Utilize reduced shutter rate to obtain sharp images when catching relocating items. Establish the shutter rate to greater rates for producing a much more speculative image. This is an awesome function to utilize when obtaining images of fireworks or tail lights on an auto. It is a very easy method to obtain imaginative functions in your pictures.

My individual adage: Job 1000x times more challenging compared to your competitors, do not hesitate to regularly expand, attempt your ideal to be desirable to your fellow guy (and also the lady)… et cetera kind of irons itself out. Oh, as well as maintain your individual job fresh!

Occasionally my good friends do not recognize why I cannot stop as well as fulfill for beverages after job hrs. I value that they still attempt as well as socialize with me since I am consistently so hectic or seldom house! For us business digital photographers, there are no “job hrs.” Your mind is consistently transforming … thinking about tasks or awesome shoots/concepts … its almost difficult to transform it off. I bear in mind in my very early 20 ′ s I was dating this wonderful lady that had a 9-5ish business work. I believe it actually drove her ridiculous since I constantly intended to speak about digital photography or the shoot I simply did or will do. I began to assume something was INCORRECT with me, regardless of being an or else rather regular guy. Allow me beginning that she was an outstanding lady, however, it takes a Great Deal Of determination to handle the similarity shooters like us with our goofy concepts as well as our lengthy hrs as well as very busy traveling timetable.
One customer has actually lent me his gorgeous British unique so I might drive 90 mins away to briefly satisfy an additional personal customer regarding photographing his multi-million buck Bugatti supercar compilation. Unique? This form of the encounter has actually come to be a form of commonplace for me lately, however, it never ever comes to be any sort of much less astonishing. In some cases, I simply rest as well as ask yourself: exactly how did I also obtain right here? This is simply insane.
Throughout the years, numerous have actually stated they covet my job after seeing the type of works I do or the travels I take place, yet I felt it essential to painting a sensible photo of just what this profession is everything about. It definitely could be a blast, however, it’s not all enjoyable and also video games. It could attack you hard if you are not listening. I will certainly claim that I awaken almost on a daily basis (the days I do obtain a complete evening of rest) thanking my fortunate celebrities to be earning money to do exactly what I enjoy doing. Therefore alone, I agree to pay the rate.

In luxury digital photography, see to it that your major emphasis gets on the top quality and also not the amount of the photos that you take. It is consistently far better for you to obtain 10 fantastic shots compared to one hundred typical shots in a day. High quality is consistently the much better option.

Sell Your Car with Better Photos

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I take photos of cars for fun and to pursue my passion as a photographer, but I know many of you out there need to take great photos of your vehicles so you can sell them. So, I wanted to share some thoughts to help you out.

Pictures boost your chances of marketing anything. Autos are no different. If you take a picture of your automobile before placing it in a public auction or listing, you have a far better opportunity of selling it compared to somebody who is aiming to get an automobile sale with only an advertisement summary.

Quality car pictures are important if you want to get a purchaser for your vehicle whose willing to pay a premium price. Quality photos will vastly improve your opportunity of getting rid of a car rapidly. So exactly how precisely do you prepare for a vehicle’s sale picture session?

Firstly, you do not have to publish a million pictures to get discovered. You only require one or two great pictures. Clear photos that depict the automobile in great light and aid the possible buyer’s decision is essential. Potential customers ought to understand if a car is lugging any small dents or scrapes just by looking at the pictures. Prior to taking any sort of car photos, ensure the automobile is clean as well as vacuumed both outside and also inside.

Secondly, take pictures revealing the front of the car. Pay attention to points that could show up in the background. You do not want a trash can using space in your pictures. After you take pictures from the front, extract from either side as well as from the back. The very best time to take photos for an automobile sale is throughout the morning. Aim to prevent direct sunlight which will only cause a glow on your pictures.

Finally, get indoor shots of the car, focusing on the seats as well as the dashboard. If it is a digital dashboard, turn the ignition to ensure that the dash lights up. If there are any sort of smears or rips in the seats, take images of them. Let the purchaser understand that just what he sees is what he gets. Do not play any type of tricks that you may be sorry for in future.

Remove any kind of background distractions that are worthless or contending for interest with the car. Ensure you lessen all distractions as well as maintain focus on the auto. Do not neglect to open up the hood and take several pictures of the engine too.

I hope this was helpful. Good luck selling your car!


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Take Awesome Auto Photos That You Can Sell

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Yo, what up! It’s TWD and today I want to share with you a few thoughts on how you can take great stock photos of cars that you can actually make money off of. Obviously, I’ve had some success with this, but a lot of the tips are very simple.

Car stock photos can be really sell-able. Lots of business remain in desperate demand of auto photos that they could actually make use of. You can’t just go and also take an image of any automobile. You require releases as well as other vital lawful details. That is why stock pictures are so convenient for individuals that require pictures of automobiles for businesses and also other public locations where they require photos.

If you wish to take much better stock images of cars you must deal with the pictures with extreme treatment. Vehicles resemble individuals, they should be lit effectively and also positioned in properly in order to take an excellent photo of them. Additionally, like people, vehicles are made to look a lot more eye-catching in images and office advertisements compared to in actual reality. Certainly, cars that look good on tv usually do look excellent in reality.

Illumination is an extremely important variable when taking stock photos with autos in them. Most likely you will be using the sun’s lighting for autos. Naturally, you could make use of pricey professional lighting to light autos yet you will require a studio for the auto to go into where you control the light, solid lights to light up the whole car, etc.; however taking photos of automobiles in the sunshine is your best choice.

The majority of cars have one significant problem when being photographed – they reflect. If you take an image of a car and also it is right beside a convenience food dining establishment you might obtain the fast food building in the home windows as well as the somewhat reflective auto body itself. This is going to be quite challenging to take care of without filters. A polarizing filter will certainly do away with representations and also is extremely needed for taking photos of cars.

When taking photos of vehicles pay very close attention to the lines. Treat the lines as if they were lines of the background and utilize them to cause the major prime focus. Maybe the prime focus is the auto business logo design at the front.

Those are all my thoughts for now, but I’ll be dropping lots of other hot tips on this website. If you have a specfic question you’d like answered, feel free to hit me up through the contact page.