The Rolex Forums   The Rolex Watch

ROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEX

Old 15 January 2018, 10:57 PM   #1
jhunter3
2018 Pledge Member
 
jhunter3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charleston, SC
Watch: Daytona C
Posts: 200
First try DSLR shots

I've been into photography for a long time. First time using high-end gear to shoot watches! Made some mistakes, learned a few things. Will do better next time! I'm sure some of you pros can give me some tips!

For those interested: Canon 5D Mark II, 24-70/f2.8L







Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk

Last edited by jhunter3; 15 January 2018 at 10:59 PM.. Reason: typos and spacing of photos
jhunter3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 January 2018, 11:14 PM   #2
Jimbogigolo
"TRF" Member
 
Jimbogigolo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Real Name: Jim
Location: NJ
Watch: Rolex Daytona W&B
Posts: 1,049
Amazing shots & watches!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
Jimbogigolo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 January 2018, 12:14 AM   #3
Helmi
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Doha
Posts: 542
First try DSLR shots

Amazing watches. The shots despite looking good, I feel the lighting and reflections need some adjustments. I am no expert tho
Helmi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 January 2018, 12:18 AM   #4
jhunter3
2018 Pledge Member
 
jhunter3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charleston, SC
Watch: Daytona C
Posts: 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Helmi View Post
Amazing watches. The shots despite looking good, I feel the lighting and reflections need some adjustments. I am no expert tho
Thanks for the feedback! Thats one of the things i learned--reflections are a real challenge.

Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
jhunter3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 January 2018, 12:18 AM   #5
jhunter3
2018 Pledge Member
 
jhunter3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charleston, SC
Watch: Daytona C
Posts: 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jimbogigolo View Post
Amazing shots & watches!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
Thanks!

Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
jhunter3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 January 2018, 12:53 AM   #6
yannis
2018 BOND 007 Pledge Member
 
yannis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Real Name: Yannis
Location: Europe
Watch: maniac
Posts: 7,167
Very nice!
__________________
ROLEX 116610LV | ROLEX 116710 BLNR | ROLEX 126600 | SEIKO SLA017

yannis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 January 2018, 01:20 AM   #7
jhunter3
2018 Pledge Member
 
jhunter3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charleston, SC
Watch: Daytona C
Posts: 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by yannis View Post
Very nice!
Thank you, man.

Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
jhunter3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 January 2018, 03:14 AM   #8
jhunter3
2018 Pledge Member
 
jhunter3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charleston, SC
Watch: Daytona C
Posts: 200
Smudges, for one thing--dust for another. Also as was mentioned...reflected light can be used to make a dramatic image, but can also get in the way. Very difficult to manage!

Also, DOF is a challenge, as was mentioned in another thread.
jhunter3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19 January 2018, 01:24 PM   #9
Hairdude1
2018 BOND 007 Pledge Member
 
Hairdude1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Real Name: Alex
Location: Chicago
Watch: AP,PP, Rolex
Posts: 35,794
Very nice!
__________________
Instagram: Hairdude

Watches in Collection 5070R, 5522A, 214270 MK1

16750, 26401, 5711, 116718, 116710LN, 116300, 16710"Coke", 372, 15300, 15703 (All Flipped)
Official Member "Perpetual 30" Las Vegas GTG 2016
Official Member "WIS-CON" Las Vegas International GTG 2017
Officially Registered: 'WIS-CON' Las Vegas Int'l GTG 2018
Hairdude1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20 January 2018, 05:20 PM   #10
Swiss Mad!
2018 BOND 007 Pledge Member
 
Swiss Mad!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: England
Posts: 1,144
Really cool shots
I'm no photography expert, but I know what my eyes can see!
My only comment would be to think about the background in your images.
Although blurred one of them looks like there's a fridge door or something visible?
Apologies if this sounds too negative about what are otherwise very nice images.


Sent from my Moto G (4) using Tapatalk
__________________
Swiss Mad! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 January 2018, 12:24 AM   #11
jhunter3
2018 Pledge Member
 
jhunter3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charleston, SC
Watch: Daytona C
Posts: 200
Quote:
Originally Posted by Swiss Mad! View Post
Really cool shots
I'm no photography expert, but I know what my eyes can see!
My only comment would be to think about the background in your images.
Although blurred one of them looks like there's a fridge door or something visible?
Apologies if this sounds too negative about what are otherwise very nice images.


Sent from my Moto G (4) using Tapatalk
Thanks! It does look a little like a fridge...it's book case/cabinet. Just need to adjust the angle.

Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
jhunter3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 January 2018, 12:50 PM   #12
skkali168
"TRF" Member
 
skkali168's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Real Name: R. Palomo
Location: irvine
Watch: Yacht-Master II TT
Posts: 609
Very good


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
skkali168 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 January 2018, 01:25 PM   #13
Allanmodel
"TRF" Member
 
Allanmodel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Real Name: Allan
Location: Little Red Dot
Watch: 1PP+5Rolex
Posts: 1,107
Looks good~~
__________________
Current collection
Aquanaut 5167/1A
YachtMaster II 116681
Daytona 116500LN - DeepSea 116660
Submariner 116610LV - Cellini Danaos 4243/9
Allanmodel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30 January 2018, 05:26 PM   #14
Moe2
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Saudi Arabia
Posts: 11
Nice picturs
Moe2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 4 February 2018, 10:27 AM   #15
Hawkerpilot
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: San Antonio TX
Posts: 15
Stunning


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Hawkerpilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5 February 2018, 01:52 PM   #16
skkali168
"TRF" Member
 
skkali168's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Real Name: R. Palomo
Location: irvine
Watch: Yacht-Master II TT
Posts: 609
Nice portrait shots


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
skkali168 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 February 2018, 12:34 AM   #17
aproc711
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Taipei
Posts: 13
nice!
aproc711 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 February 2018, 12:52 AM   #18
soflonative
2018 Pledge Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Florida
Watch: Rolex
Posts: 71
Nice images and watches!
soflonative is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Banner Of The Month
*Banner Of The Month*
This space is provided to horological resources.





Copyright 2004-2018, The Rolex Forums. All Rights Reserved.

ROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEX

Rolex is a registered trademark of ROLEX USA. The Rolex Forums is not affiliated with ROLEX USA in any way.