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Old 03-23-2013, 06:06 PM   #1
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Autoblog's The List: Photograph Your Car Like a Pro

A quick look at cleaning and photographing your BMW like a pro.
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Wasn't that the girl who was on mythbusters for a while?
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@ 7:09 is when photography starts.
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so about the only thing it said for someone trying to figure out how to take pics, is basically play with the aperture and shutter speed.
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I was hoping I could get some cool camera/car angle tips. Cleaning the car part looks cool though. I was thinking about using a clay bar on my car. When the light hits my car at a certain angle you can see the scratches.
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Clay bar won't help scratches but if you've never used one before I highly recommend it. I try to clay my car twice a year, but always clay it in the spring to get rid of all of the filth from the winter months. It'll pull dirt out of the paint that you would have never guessed was there. If you think your car is clean, put your hand in a sandwich bag and run it over the paint. You'll be able to feel all the bumps that a clay bar will pull off.
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so about the only thing it said for someone trying to figure out how to take pics, is basically play with the aperture and shutter speed.
According to the video, if you want to photograph your car like a professional, hire a professional.
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Clay bar won't help scratches but if you've never used one before I highly recommend it. I try to clay my car twice a year, but always clay it in the spring to get rid of all of the filth from the winter months. It'll pull dirt out of the paint that you would have never guessed was there. If you think your car is clean, put your hand in a sandwich bag and run it over the paint. You'll be able to feel all the bumps that a clay bar will pull off.


The last time I washed my car, I noticed the trunk was a little grimy. I was thinking about getting the Meguires clay bar kit to start. I think I will do that (twice a year).
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