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#21 the4thlord

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

It looks... Extremely real!

 

Thanks man! :)



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:09 PM

Surely... that's a real one. Isn't it? Awesome build, and brilliant photos, too. Is that Photoshop, or do you have a supercool graduated tint background for your pictures, too? Literally the only thing that gives away that it ISN'T real is the panel lines and door handles. I don't know what, if anything, I'd have done differently, especially on a white car like this, but if they were sharply delineated it'd look JUST like the photos on Aston's web site...

 

Superb job.

 

bestest,

m.

 

Thanks M! :)

 

Yes, the background is Photoshop!

 

Thanks for the appreciation! :)



Looks super clean! I like it.

 

Thanks! :)



That first picture looked so realistic I thought you were showing pictures of what your model was inspired by.Amazing job.

 

LOL!... Thanks a ton! :D



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:28 PM

I've looked at some of your other builds Gaurav and they are very nice. The pictures of those other cars are crisp and clear, and the cars look like very well built models. But this Aston Martin I am having some doubts. There appears to be a lot of Photo Shop involved. The pictures are very pixelated when zoomed in. This appears to either be the real 1:1 car, or a diecast model.

 

Please prove me wrong. I'd like to see some clear close up shots of the interior, engine, bottom of chassis, and suspension.

 

If I am wrong, than I apologize for making a fuss, and indeed I will be the one to look like a fool. 

 

No problem dude...

 

Let me clear up a few things... :)

 

The pictures are colour / brightness corrected and the background is photo shopped! :) Apart from modelling i love photography... and the one thing you learn in photography is no matter how good a photographer you are, the image sensor of the camera is just not good enough to captures the depth of colour and brightness as our eyes... to enhance the picture further, post processing is a must!! 

 

I do understand that the door handle markings cannot be seen.... there's a reason for that too! :P

Firstly, the passenger side markings are very faint as i didn't scribe them before painting and the passenger side markings are almost completely hidden! :( (my mistake)

Secondly, i'm shooting a white car on a black background with immense amount of light!.... this is a photographer's worst nightmare... till date i think white on black photography is considered to be a very difficult thing to do justice to, just because of the amount of light the subject reflects... the camera is set at a very high shutter speed to capture this picture, but still the light manages to wash out some parts of the model! :(

 

I have a thread on another forum detailing the build process of this car.... i'm not sure if the admins will allow me to post the link here but if they do then the link is right here (below).... please feel free to go through it.... you'll get all the clear close up pics of the car without photoshop!! :D

 

Oh and BTW... this is NOT a real car nor a Die-cast model (no one sells a detailed DBS in die-cast till date!)

 

Link to the build:

http://www.escalemod...l=&fromsearch=1



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:33 PM

Very nice but sorry, I am with Doug on this one, a lot of the actual model is certainly Photoshoped.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:34 PM

Those brake's alone are a work of art, the little emergency brake caliper is the first I have seen on a model kit.  I believe the handle's are there ,but the reflection has hid them Doug. 

 

Thanks man!! :)

My favourite part on this car were the brakes!! :D

Yup, the handle's there... just a little too faint to see with all the bright white light!!!

(i believe it can be seen slightly in the last pic! :) 



I never thought it would look so good in white. Amazing built! Congratulations!

 

Thanks !! :D



Cant believe, that i "only" see a modelcar. WOW!

 

Thanks! :)



This is so nice I expected to see Jeremy Clarkson sitting in it. You certainly do beautiful work, Gaurav. Wecome to our board!

 

LOL!!.... Thanks you !! :D



Impressive work Gaurav B)

 

Thanks a lot! :)



Excellent, love the color & rims

 

Thank You! :)



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:43 PM

I do apologize, for I am the pessimistic fool. :rolleyes: 

Your work-in-progress thread proved me wrong. Beautiful work Gaurav!



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:48 PM

I do apologize, for I am the pessimistic fool. :rolleyes:

Your work-in-progress thread proved me wrong. Beautiful work Gaurav!

 

Like i said... no hard feelings! :)

 

I know a lot of people who don't like my style of photography.... they say it doesn't show of the real deal!.... 

Its my fault by not sharing my WIP thread here....

 

I'm building a Scania 143m Truck now.... will post a thread for that so members are aware that this truly IS my model!! :D :D



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:54 PM

I am sorry but even the body when painted on the work in progress pictures is exactly the same as the ones of the finished model, the door handles are still not visible and the pictures just look funny. Harry is also a master with Photoshop and I am sure he would find some discrepancies.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:08 PM

FANTASTIC! Everything is so well executed. A pleasure to look at.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:24 PM

I am sorry but even the body when painted on the work in progress pictures is exactly the same as the ones of the finished model, the door handles are still not visible and the pictures just look funny. Harry is also a master with Photoshop and I am sure he would find some discrepancies.

 

I'm a Photoshop novice dude!!! no where near a Master!!! :D



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:27 PM

For people so skeptical about my pics.... here is the model just sitting on my desk.... :)

 

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:08 PM

Beautiful work!



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:56 PM

4thLord... Mate i actually prefer the pics of the DBS on your desk, rather than the photoshopped versions. They're more realistic to being a model than not being a model, if you know what i mean?
Job well done anyway :-)
Cheers Cliff

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:47 PM

4thLord... Mate i actually prefer the pics of the DBS on your desk, rather than the photoshopped versions. They're more realistic to being a model than not being a model, if you know what i mean?
Job well done anyway :-)
Cheers Cliff


I hear ya cliff!! :)

I know a lot of people prefer the desk pics... it shows off the model as it should be... a model! :D

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:59 AM

Now that, is a work art. I can't get over how clean it is. How long does it take you to complete a model to this standard?



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:56 AM

You just photographed a real car & said it's a model, come on, fess up. This is one beautifully built car, well done.



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:11 AM

yes gorgeous work Gaurav! beautiful build



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:12 AM

Awesome build Gaurav!!! B)

 

and welcome to the forums!!! :)



#39 David G.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:49 AM

Beautiful job on both the model and the photography!

 

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 03:02 AM

Beautiful model, love the pearl white...excellent workmanship.