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Dan'um Style

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2580 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: photographing work lighting camera ebay

Hello
My photpgraphy skills are not good. It is something that I have been struggling with for a long time.
My photos are too dark, too light, fuzzy etc etc etc. If they are good it is pure luck.

I found a helpful blog/site that I want to pass on. .... link ...

Regards
DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain


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Karson

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#1 posted 2580 days ago

Thanks Dan

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 2580 days ago

Off to the dollar store for the big white bowl… Great link, Dan. Thanks.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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mot

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#3 posted 2580 days ago

Awesome, Dan! Thanks for the link!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 2579 days ago

Thanks Dan,
When I first started taking pictures especially of my carvings, I could never get good results. although I’ve gotten a little better at it, this tutorial should help me improve even more.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 2579 days ago

I switched to digital. Now even I get decent photos. Thanks Dan.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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PanamaJack

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#6 posted 2579 days ago

This will come in most handy. Thanks Dan.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2565 days ago

Well … my photography is getting better. Made a major step forward.
Built a portable lighting tent,... found some cheap white nylon material and bought a couple clip on lights.

Tent frame is made from some $1 bft cherry that I have been packing around for about 10 years.
Dimensions are 42 inches wide & 36 inches tall with hinged 36 inch sides. Table top design.
Cloth is then draped over the wooden frame and lights are pointed to shine thru the cloth.

Photos have almost no glare or shine, much clearer, not as dark or shadowed.

links to ebay auctions showing the photo work … link ... link ... and the third and final …. link ...

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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itsme_timd

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#8 posted 2380 days ago

What a great article, this made an instant improvement in my photos! I knew my fellow Jocks could help me with this one!

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#9 posted 2380 days ago

That’s a great link! Favorited. Thanks!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Robb

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#10 posted 2380 days ago

Very interesting reading, thanks for sharing!

-- Robb

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mski

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#11 posted 2380 days ago

Thanks Dan, I’m terrible at Pics also, this will help.
Are you running for President?

-- MARK IN BOB, So. CAL

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Dan'um Style

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#12 posted 2380 days ago

Not saying one way or the other if I’m running for president. I-had-a-dream ! of someday … yes I can !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Scott Bryan

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#13 posted 2380 days ago

Thanks for the link, Dan. Basically I just point, click and hope the picture comes out ok. This will help to develop my latent photography skills I am sure.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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