Autumn Cruise

This past Sunday was the most ideal weather and time of year to be taking car photos, so I organized a shoot with some friends and e46fanatics.com forum guys and girls. In fact, it was the best time of the year to take photos of absolutely anything outdoors. Without professional rigging or planning, I just had people show up and I’d wing the shoot just like I do for every other shoot of mine.

My camera rig was a Canon 5D, Canon 24-70mm 2.8L with 8x ND filter on a ball-head mount with a metal pole and clamp and wired remote, handheld outside the car at 45-50mph. We drove on Palisades Parkway which is probably one of the smoothest and cleanest highways so I wasn’t worried about rocks chipping my equipment. Shutter speeds of about 1/60 to 1/90 would be enough to create the blur. This was a first for me, and hopefully I can experiment more with cars in the future.

























8 Comments Autumn Cruise

  1. Tiffany October 26, 2009 at 5:48 pm

    So freaking cool, Tony! I love the motion shots… the leaves look so pretty, and sexy…sexy cars!

  2. Sandra October 26, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    drool drool

  3. TGhosh October 26, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    WOWW!! beautiful shots. especially love the rolling shots. I’m sooo mad I didnt get a chance to make it out.

  4. Jan Q October 26, 2009 at 9:01 pm

    It was a pleasure meeting you Tony. UR one skilled photogapher. All your shots are stunning! Til the next time… take car

  5. kat October 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm

    Nom nom nom. I want to eat them all :D.

  6. Chester October 26, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    Stunning shots, Tony! That guy in the Saab was none too pleased with us holding up traffic 😉

  7. Romin October 29, 2009 at 4:15 am

    So sick, I wish I was there for this!

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