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August 2008 Oh Snaps! - Your Snaps, Eibach's Schwag

Shooting Straight: Photo Tips From A Pro

E. John Thawley III
Aug 1, 2008
Photographers: James Jollay, Nate Chaffin, Mitchell Fillyaw
Htup_0807_09_z+eibach_coilovers_prize_honda_tuning Photo 5/5   |   August 2008 Oh Snaps! - Your Snaps, Eibach's Schwag

Photographers are always looking for that perfect shot. We can see it in our mind's eye. We're restless and irritable until we think we've got it. Some of us get so wrapped up in trying to get the shot we want that we end up missing many of the good shots that present themselves along the way. Nobody's perfect. It's unrealistic to expect that every time you set up the tripod or compose a shot that you're going to like it. Sometimes the process of moving the camera around for a better shot doesn't make things better; it can actually make them worse. With the clock ticking or the sun setting it's not always possible to come back to the first shot or to start all over again. My solution is simple. Whenever I set up a shot, I take it. Even if I think I could do better. "Film is cheap," we used to say, and the space on empty compact flash cards is even cheaper. So each time I go to the trouble to pose a car, frame a shot, meter a scene, or set up the tripod, I make an exposure. Once I have, I'm already looking for the next, hopefully better, shot.

Your Snaps, Eibach's Schwag
It's official. We ain't playin' around.
Your Honda-related photography could just land you fresh Eibach gear: a set of Sportline or Pro-Kit springs or a brand-spankin'-new set of Eibach coilovers. Check out the fine print for contest rules and details.

E-mail submissions to :
editorial@hondatuningmagazine.com
(include OH SNAPS in the subject)

or via snail mail to:
Honda Tuning Magazine/Oh Snaps
2400 E. Katella Ave, Suite 1100
Anaheim, CA 92806

Keep things Honda/Acura-related and use your imagination. We need high-resolution images sized to a minimum of 4x4 inches-low-res snapshots and 3x5 prints will be tossed into the round filing cabinet. All submissions must be accompanied by complete contact information including your name, phone number, shipping address, e-mail address, and Web site address (if applicable). No contact info, no prize.

Winners will be selected monthly by the Honda Tuning staff. Refrain from watermarking submitted images; the appropriate credit will be displayed next to all published works. Honda Tuning magazine reserves the right to publish, crop, resize, and/or remove watermarks from all submitted images for the sole purpose of OH SNAPS in order to suit publication.

Monthly prizes: All entrants with submissions selected and published in OH SNAPS will receive Eibach hats, T-shirts, and stickers. Prizes will be shipped to the contact information provided upon publication.

Quarterly prizes: One quarterly winner will receive his or her choice of Eibach Sportline or Pro-Kit springs for his or her desired Honda/Acura application. The winner will be selected from previous OH SNAPS monthly winners. The quarterly winner will be announced concurrent with publication in the June and September issues and will be contacted for prize redemption upon publication.

The Grand Prize: One grand-prize winner will receive a complete set of Eibach coilovers for his or her desired Honda/Acura application. The grand-prize winner will be selected from previous OH SNAPS monthly and/or quarterly winners. The grand-prize winner will be announced concurrent with publication in the December issue and will be contacted for prize redemption upon publication.

By E. John Thawley III
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