Scott Kelby’s Tips for Photographing Cars

Posted by: on Mar 24, 2014
Scott Kelby's Tips for Photographing Cars
Photo by Scott Kelby

Scott Kelby shared some really useful tips on his blog this week about the best way to photograph cars. In the post he lists some advice on how to fight reflections and get the best possible angles.

Scott Kelby's Tips for Photographing Cars
Photo courtesy of Scott Kelby

Here’s a quick rundown of his workflow and best practices:

  • Tall white V-flats and a large white seamless background helped to hide the reflections.
  • Scott and team moved the white seamless paper to the rear of the car and cut a hole in it so that he could shoot through the hole, minimizing most of the possibility of reflection.
  • Get as low as possible to shoot the car in its entirety. Standing in front will give you a good view of its windshield and roof.

You can read all of Scott’s tips and view his BTS shots on his Shooting Cars in Phoenix post.


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