Old 06-07-2008, 06:33 AM   #1
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So, I thought I would try one of those Glint shots, I'm thinking the sun was not low enough...anybody care to comment??

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Old 06-07-2008, 08:34 AM   #2
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I think you might be right, Bill. In saying that, I have never really had the eye for successful glint shots.
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So, I thought I would try one of those Glint shots, I'm thinking the sun was not low enough...anybody care to comment??

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Nope you pretty much hit the nail on the head.
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Old 06-07-2008, 03:50 PM   #4
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If your camera's clock is right, you took this a couple hours before sunset. Glint really doesn't start to happen until more like an hour, or less, before sunset (or after sunrise). The best glint is in the last 1/2 hour before sunset.

Glint lighting gets all yellow and golden. Your shot is just harsh back lighting. Wait a bit and try again. You got your angles right.

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Old 06-08-2008, 04:49 AM   #5
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I second the previous comments... the shot is too early for a successful glint. It's more like a backlit shot with a blown-out sky at that point...

Here's another thread about glint shots that may help:

http://forums.railpictures.net/showt...ght=glint+shot
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