Three Tips for Taking a Perfect Shot of Supercars

Collecting diecast models can be a fun hobby for anyone of any age. These are now available in a myriad of options. While some are made specifically as toys, others are mostly geared towards the collectors’ preferences. There are many people who are crazy about photography for Australian Supercars or many other makes too.

To be honest, car photography is not an easy task. Many techniques are used, depending on the the model and location of the car; and these two are notthe only factors. A lot gors into getting that professional finesse. So here are five tips to get you perfect click for your favorite diecast model.

  1. Choose the Location

One of the challenges in photographing the specialities like vintage, classic carlectables, luxury and sports collectibles is, to locate them. The best opportunity arises when there is any exhibition or rally anywhere near your location. This is the perfect time to show your skill.

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  • The selection of the lens depends on various factors such as location, lighting.

  • Make sure you shoot a couple of hours after the sunshine and before sunset on outdoor locations.

  1. Select a Car of your Choice

It is very important to choose the right car for a photo shoot. Choose some bright colors like red, yellow, or blue; it brings about a grace in your picture. That ius done, position yourself at such an angle that the car is facing diagonally and then take a couple of shots. There are two angles from which you can aim well.

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  • The first angle is the Classic standing position.

  • The second is to align yourself to the height of the bonnet, which in most of situations will be about your waist height.

  • Feel free to explore other angles like low angle, high angle, eye angle.

  1. Focus on Detailed Artwork

Whenever you are clicking pictures of these models , pay special attention to the detailed artwork of the logo, graphic work, or metallic carvings done on the body of the cars , especially those like v8 cars.

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  • Once, you have covered the exterior, now focus on the interiors like the dashboard, steering wheel and back seats.

  • In most of the Australian Supercars, the interior is made up of high-quality leather and and the dashboard is forged in teak wood with lacquer finishing.

  • Always avoid the flash, as some of the interior components will be have shining stainless steel or even gold plated art work.

After reading these tips ,you will definitely be inspired to do a good photo session of your diecast car collection.

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Accessories for Model Scale Cars

Most people have the hobby of collecting precisely miniaturized replica models that give a great pleasure to them. Model cars are detailed miniature replicas of actual automobiles of various models. Many enthusiasts start collecting automobiles at a very young age and continue throughout their life. The collector makes meticulous efforts to make sure their models are exact replicas of the actual vehicle and they keep it in display cases to prevent them from any sort of damage.

Their accessories vary from simple to classy, depending upon the detailing. Today, it is quite easy to collect model cars and their accessories online. You can find a variety of dealers online that sell a wide range of vehicles and accessories.

Here is a list of accessories which you can add to your diecast models to make them look stunning:

Car Badges: This badge is just like jewelry for the car. It is also known as a radiator or grill badge. These badges announce the name of the manufacturers and dealerships on a small metal piece on which mini artwork is also done. In other words, we can also say it is a logo of the car.

Hood Ornaments: This is meant for giving a bold statement to the vehicle. They were themed to reflect the most powerful technology of the time. It is a very good way to decorate your vehicle. Every car has its own hood ornament which represents its strength. In early times these were designed simply, these days they are very stylish and innovative. These are usually plated in silver or nickel.

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Shift Knobs: This product improves the interior look of the vehicle. These days different shapes of knobs are available with different pattern and weight depending upon the car. Most commonly knobs are rounded in shape, palm-size marbles or clear acrylic. They are also available in two to three colors.

Suicide Knobs: It is also known as Brodie knob. This equipment is attached to the steering wheel of the vehicle. This knob is very helpful in handling, steering with one hand. It is like a small band of metal decorated with images which makes it a unique piece in the car.

This fun loving hobby of collecting model cars is enjoyed by all ages. Acquiring the accessories just adds more enjoyment to the hobby. So keep this list of accessories in mind whenever you are planning to add a new model in your collection.