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Old 03-01-2007, 08:52 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by akgrown
Thanks! I'm happy to take additional pictures if anyone has tips on how to do so with shiny, up-close objects. Every time I tried to capture the metallic shine I ended up with too much glare... Not sure of the best way to light the subject.
You need a very soft light source -- preferably with a dimmer. They make small white "tents" for shooting like this but there are definitely other ways to achieve a similar effect.
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