How to light black metal objects?

Started Apr 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: How to light black metal objects?

bravozulu wrote:

Here's a few more examples, some of which turned out a little better:

The buckle image has a weird color profile embedded -- "AL1716 Calibrated," whatever that is. For the web, you should use sRGB exclusively.

Here again the shot seems underexposed and (I think) the white balance is a bit off. When you correct for those, the red background gets pretty loud. Toning that down (bottom right) in post would help this shot a good deal.

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