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sorry-ass pics [Mar. 15th, 2012|11:43 am]
Doug Ayen
Just what I could get with a camera phone with the wheel stuck to the refrigerator door.



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[User Picture]From: perspicuity
2012-03-16 06:11 am (UTC)
pretty!

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[User Picture]From: blackanvil
2012-03-16 02:28 pm (UTC)
Thanks. You can see my frustrating in photographing these things -- curved surfaces in every dimension, reflective, etc.
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[User Picture]From: perspicuity
2012-03-16 02:45 pm (UTC)
knife photography is a pain :)

i had a couple pros explain various tips...

proper color background (blue/purple seems to do well), good lighting: usually means diffuse light box, and shoot from far enough away that you can zoom in, to flatten field, unless you have another way of doing that (i don't have patience to figure settings often enough)

and ... magic! yeah, that :)

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