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Old 11-11-2009, 06:00 PM
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Little Guy on Black Background

Just finished this and took some pictures.
Taking pictures in portrait rather than landscape is a bit more challenging.

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Old 11-12-2009, 05:42 AM
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I think the picture is good, but the feathers are distracting from the knife. I would get rid of the feathers and make the small insert a little bigger. It is there to give you information and I think it needs to be big enough to actually give you the information you are wanting it too. Just my 2 cents worth, there are a lot here that know a heck of a lot more than me. Some of them will join in soon I am sure.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:31 PM
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Cal,

First let me say nice knife and good lighting. White balance is also very good.

I have to agree with Wade, the feathers are a bit distracting. I would like to see the image with only the knife in it. The depth of field needs to be increased a little more, stop down your lens to say F11 to F14, but you are going to need additional light, as this will reduce the amount of light entering the lens. I would like to see the backround a little darker.

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Old 11-14-2009, 07:37 AM
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Cal,

First let me say nice knife and good lighting. White balance is also very good.

I have to agree with Wade, the feathers are a bit distracting. I would like to see the image with only the knife in it. The depth of field needs to be increased a little more, stop down your lens to say F11 to F14, but you are going to need additional light, as this will reduce the amount of light entering the lens. I would like to see the backround a little darker.

Barbara
Thanks Barbara, I realized the bottom of the blade was out of focus but just did not have enough light to increase the depth of field any more. I find one of the problems with a black background is that it requires a lot more lighting.
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Old 11-16-2009, 10:53 PM
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Great way to learn, Cal, putting your images out there for comments. The improvement is obvious overall. Barbara and Wade make good points.


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