What You'll Learn
Intro to Capture and Edit NEXT LEVEL Car Photos
Let’s get this thing started! We’re in Iceland about to go take some insane photos of a Land Rover Defender. You’ll meet Tom and Elliot before buckling your seatbelts for the lesson ahead!
Pre Production & Gear
From proper planning to having the right gear, this section goes over what Tom and Elliott bring to every shoot. We’ll go over what gear is essential (and what gear isn’t), how to choose a car, and how to pick locations based on your vehicle.
Shooting Car Portraits
This section covers an entire shoot, beginning to end. We mob up an Icelandic road, scout locations and show you how Tom and Elliot shoot them. This segment goes over what focal lengths work for specific scenes, how to properly pose a car, how to compose with long lenses, bringing story into your car images, and what lenses are the most flattering for vehicl...
Utilizing Motion Blur
To shoot cars well, you have to be able to capture them in motion. This section is all about creating dynamic photographs of the Defender doing what it does best — blasting down trails and smashing puddles. Here, we’ll go what settings to use for capturing cars in motion, proper panning techniques to create motion blur, how to capture the story of the car in...
Capturing Cars in Motion
Another way to achieve dynamic motion shots is to be moving with the car. In this section, Tom hops in the back of the Jimny to shoot the Defender cruising a beautiful private road in Iceland. We’ll go through which gear and settings work best, how to compose a dynamic shot, and how to best show the action.
Color Correcting: Tom's Look
Tom gets a lot of questions about how he edits. In this segment, he breaks down his style and demonstrates how to achieve his look with 2 separate images.
Color Correcting: Elliot's Look
Dramatic and minimal are the two words Elliot uses to describe his work. This segment breaks down how he achieves that unique look, taking you through his editing and decision making workflow.
Conclusion: Summarize What You Learned
Wow. What a ride. We summarize the techniques taught and how you can apply them to your photography. Thanks for watching, now go download the extras!
Get more out of the lesson with 8 presets for desktop and mobile, Tom and Elliot's go-to Settings Guide & Posing Guide, and a Moment Shop discount.
8 Desktop & Mobile Presets
Download Tom and Elliot's base presets, and the ones they created during the lesson to use and practice with while you watch.
Go-to Settings Guide and Posing Guide
Tom and Elliot have included a go-to settings guide and posing guide for you to reference how they shoot automotive photography.
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Meet Your Instructors
Tom and Elliot are freelance photographers based in the UK. Obsessed with adventure, travel, and automotive photography, they can’t wait to show you everything they’ve learned in shooting photos for brands like Mercedes Benz, the North Face, BMW, Redbull, Ford, and Columbia.