How to get a photo of a long-gun!

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Not a flattering picture of the photographer, but this is how I often have to position myself and my ‘subject’ when that subject is a long-gun. Those big lights to the right and left of the rifle are soft-boxes. You are likely to have seen these, if you’ve ever set foot in a professional photographer’s studio. No, I am NOT a professional photographer. But, I have asked professional photographers how I could improve my photography.

The professional’s answer, “No subject likes [looks good with] flash photography. So, use indirect light inside [soft-boxes or a window] or shoot your photos outside.”

My photographs have improved greatly since taking that advice to heart. Understand, this is not a reflection of my skill, but of professionals who were willing to mentor a beginner.

And, the results today? The Daniel Defense DD5 rifle, a bear skin and voila!

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Rail - Cropped

Charging Handle open from side - Cropped

Semi and Safe - cropped

 

Daniel Defense Firearms…Again!

Well, the good folks at Daniel Defense have trusted me with some more of their cool products! At the top is their DDM4 PDW pistol in caliber 300 Blackout and at the bottom is their DD5 V4 rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor.
 
The pistol will be tearing up berms at my gunclub, while the rifle is set to head to the GTI Legion facilities where it will be fired at targets out to 800+ yards.
 
Can you say “Yeah Baby!!”
 
Stay tuned for the reviews of both firearms in TheTruthAboutGuns.com.
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