Originally Posted by propr'one
why? who cares? a correctly exposed background really bothers you that much?
A car has shadows, midtones, and highlights too - not just the background... I wish my cars' paint actually looked like that!
Imagine a world where every FS ad used processed photos with smudged out scratches and dents, a vibrance mask, etc... I'm not saying HDR is quite at that level, but might as well use stock photos at that point!
But let's not pollute this thread with photo-talk. Bump for what appears to be a very fine example of the E46 and a nice photoshoot.