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Are car pictures copyrighted/trademarked?

I am dipping my toe into print on demand e-commerce. I had the idea to do a car calendar, but I'm uncertain if the images themselves would fall under copyright/trademark. Some of the images are my own ...
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What is called when two pictures are combined

Like say, for instance, I saw a picture of the front of a older and newer Toyota Supra like it was transforming and it was cut in half.
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What techniques were used in this late 1970s car ad featuring a family picnicking with giraffes?

Judging from the registration number, I am guessing it is a commercial poster for/in the UK. I would like to know, any additional information: who photographed it, location, when? how it might have ...
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Dark scene with object contours by light reflections

I am interested in the type of photos as the first two in this article: http://www.transportationdesign.se/blog/2015/09/headlights-defining-a-brand-and-creating-a-character/ (or search google images ...
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One-time opportunity visiting a museum — plan of action?

Today, I'm hopeful I'll be allowed to take my camera inside a prestigious car museum. It will be a whistle-stop tour and I won't have time to set up lighting, change lenses, prepare speedlight, etc. ...
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How would I use a off-camera flash for light painting for automotive photography?

What benefit would off-camera flashes have for light painting for automotive (cars and bikes) photography?
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How does the car disappear in these pictures?

I took a few pictures of cars on the highway at night with a 4-second shutter speed (automatic aperture and focus). Sorry for the blur in the second one, I left my tripod at home. In the first ...
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How do I take a "projector output" photo, showing the beam from my car's headlights?

Auto enthusiasts have a thing called a "Projector Output" photo, and its samples are something like this: mostly lights of the cars on a wall at night: And here is a sample shot I did: At full ...
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How should I light and shoot a car interior?

I have been asked to photograph some cars both externally and internally for promotional use in a website and print. I want these images to look high-end, so getting the lighting and general setup ...
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What camera settings should I use for NASCAR night racing?

I am attending the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR race next weekend in Charlotte, NC. Much of the race will be after dark, illuminated by the track lighting. I will be using a Nikon D-80 with an AF-S Nikkor 55-...
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Tips for capturing fast-moving rally cars in low light?

I will be attending a rally driving event but the weather forecast is for rain and cloud. How can I ensure I stand a good chance of getting some good action shots under these conditions? I have a ...
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What type of camera do you recommend for photography of motorsports?

I tend to use my current camera, Canon PowerShot SX20 IS w/ a Class 10 SDHC card and for being the camera it is get very decent photo results. I'm looking to upgrade to something more powerful in the ...
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How does one photograph a car race?

I have an opportunity to attend a Grand Prix later this summer, and am looking for some tips and advice on how to capture the action with my DSLR. I know little about racing, so this will be a unique ...
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