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Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang
October 07
23:36 2009

Thinking of a dream car for some may be something like this. A black BMW M3 on some awesome wheels, combined with some performance modifications get you one awesome ride. With M3’s coming out these days like they are given away, we cannot but think that people should be getting more customization, to get their cars some personality and class. It has always been a man’s desire to be different, better and original than the others. So it is with cars, whether you are proving that by getting a new set of wheels, different body color, some small details like the ///M badge being colored like the German flag, or some other thing that keeps you standing out in the crowd.

The upgrades on this car feature:

  • Vorsteiner CF Bootlid
  • Matte Black Kidney and Side Grills
  • Tinted Turn Signals
  • GP Thunder 8500k Angel Eyes
  • Black/White Roundels
  • Reflectors Removed
  • 35% F1 Pinnacle all around
  • Klassen K10.2 Matte Spokes/Gloss Black Lips
  • MFest (German Flag) Badges
  • Eisenmann Race w/ Connecting Pipes
  • UUC Short Shift Kit + DSSR
  • aFe Air Filter
  • H&R Sport Springs
  • Hardwired V1

When you have a car that’s original in any way, looking like this one, you gotta have some nice photography done by someone whose talented, professional and can bring the cars beauty and performance. The BMW M3 E92 Coupe photoshoot was done by Leon Tang, a very talented photographer based in Los Angeles, who got to shooting his friends brand new BMW that we are talking about here. As usual, we can only tell you that more of his work is avaliable at Leon’s Photography Website so be sure to check it out.

About the author

Leon C. Tang
Full-time USC student studying Communications and Cinematic
Freelance photographer (http://leontphotography.com)
Contact: leonctang@gmail.com, Facebook: Leon C. Tang (USC Network)

Photography in my life was nothing more than a engrossing thing to chatter about. A few of my family members were into it and one derived into a professional. I decided to buy a DSLR camera and step into the world of photography when I was 16 hence my first car. Being interested in photograph was simply to “showcase” or “showoff” my car on the forums and on the Internet. At first, I knew nothing about cameras… My girlfriend, who was very into photography due to the influence of her older brother, taught me all about the basics. However, since I was such a brand-name-whore, I thought to myself… SONY! Not long after the thought of buying one … I picked up a Sony Alpha-100 with 1 standard zoom lens and 1 telephoto lens. When I first got it, I just shot in random modes and settings. For the next twelve months, I advanced nowhere, I learned nothing and I was still very new to photography. About a year and 1/2 after my first car, being the spoiled brat that I was, got a new car. This time around, I really wanted to get some “professional” shots of my car. So I dug deep into my very limited photography knowledge (Aperture, Shutter Speed, Exposure, Metering, Focal Analysis …) and finally got some considerable shots. Before I realized… I was shooting for other people and expanded my photostream on Flickr. Not too long after I realized that I have hit the limit of potential on the Alpha-100, I knew it was time to upgrade.

There are no other cameras out there that intrigue me the way the new Canon did… EOS 5D Mark II.
I thought to myself … Go big or go home… So I arranged a few things and boom!

Spankin’ new products were in my hands to utilize and get creative …
5D MARK II + 24-105mm f/4 L USM Lens (Superb all-around)
Battery Grip + new SanDisk 16GB CF Card
a few other small accessories

Now, I am able to take on shots that I never even dreamt of … The low-light capabilities are stunning and flagship presentable..
Check out my shots and here is where I am today …

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

Black BMW M3 E92 Coupe by Leon Tang

* The photographs are copyrighted by Leon Tang and may not be republished without prior permission from the author. Please do not direct link to the images, link to the article instead, our bandwith is not endless.

About Author

Vanja K.

Vanja K.

Vanja has been in the business of automotive journalism and news reporting since 2009. making his ways as a start up blogger in the field, to running two successful motoring websites, work in automotive marketing, product placement and general social networking promotion for automotive related brands. He is a petrolhead to the full sense of that word and enjoys anything and everything related to cars.

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  • http://www.mycarportal.net Michael W. Rush

    Wooow! This is one of the most amazing articles I’ve seen here. This is just awesome, the car loooks amazing with all the details.

  • Mugello

    This is amazing, the details are sick on this ride! And congratulations to the photographer, pure amazing work here :)

  • WRX

    I look at the photos, keep looking, than looks some more, I’m amazed some more, than I look again, there is no end to these awesome photos :)

  • Jackson E46

    I was these on bimmerpost.com alreaady, but they are awesome and I think there are more photos here? Anyway, nice photoshoot and a really awesome car :)

  • E92SoCal Jome

    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaa look at the German flag in the ///M badge there! Nice details on the car, pure quality of wheels, spoilers, color and the photographs, nice work.

  • http://www.mycarportal.net Vanja K.

    Yeah the German flag is the coolest detail on the car here :)

  • http://www.mycarportal.net Michael W. Rush

    Yeah and some are arguing that there are too many photos here. Now lets review, there is no TOO MANY PICTURES of awesome cars. Just isn’t … so look at the photos and enjoy ;).

  • http://www.mycarportal.net Vanja K.

    There is not “too many photos” when it comes to quality automotive photography :)

  • Hard JDM

    Nice work!

  • Jones

    This is basically the best color and wheel combination for a BMW M3 you can get, it looks pretty impressive and nice when you look at all the details here on the car which are presented.

  • http://www.mycarportal.net Vanja K.

    Well we can all agree with that, the BMW’s usually look awesome in black so it’s the same in this case :)

  • Mekkes

    Awesome !!!! Best pictures I ever saw… I do automotive photography too with a 50d, but never get this results like you! Amazing sharpness and perspectives. I adore you man… greets

  • http://www.flickr.com/leonlovesmay LEONT

    Thanks guys for your kind words!

    We will be posting up another shoot by me, this time we’re paying Godzilla a visit 😉

  • http://www.mycarportal.net Vanja K.

    Yeah this will be online by the end of the week, if Leon gets a chance to send me the photos by then I hope for it :)

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    Great work on the M3 here, looks cool all black now :)

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