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DarthXander
05-07-2006, 11:35 PM
Post here any hints and tips for photographing your miniatures so they can be collated into one lovely article to help people!!!

Indra
06-07-2006, 01:15 AM
Set the macro to on, so that the detail is crisp, and try to use natural light. The flash is artificial and seperates the pigments in the eye of the camera (Hence being able to see flaws in the paint that the naked eye misses...)

Try to photograph on a windowsill in daylight with a sheet of white paper to create a background like this:

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f118/RonJonesLP/Imperial%20Fists/Marine1Completed001.jpg
And no its not to plug the marines again...

In this pic the flash wasn\'t used and natural light only from above from the window. Macro set to on.

Thats my set of tips.

Post edited by: IndraFurya, at: 2006/07/06 02:16

mark
06-07-2006, 01:37 AM
and have the light iver above or pointing at the mini on newer digi camreas the macro setting is normally represented by a small flower. if you have no macro on your cam, or its isnt very good you can purches magnifing lenses but however only more expensive sei pro cams are you able to change/add on lenses. since lenses changing is more desgned for slr.