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Offline stewart boyle

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Photographing posters
« on: June 09, 2010, 01:35:20 PM »
Hi,
 I have just opened a photobucket account so that i can upload my poster collection,however i was wondering if any members could tell me the best way to photograph my posters without using a flash?.
All of my posters have been stored rolled in cardboard tubes,so im guessing to avoid light reflection i should roll them out on the floor?
Also what is the preferred file size for my pictures?
 Best Wishes
Stewart

Offline Ari

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Re: Photographing posters
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2010, 08:09:22 PM »
as far as lighting, turn the flash off, I bought 2 x 500 watt flood lamps from a hardware store, not expensive, lay the posters down, reflect the lamps off the ceiling, (assuming its white), you get no glare or reflection.
File size? bigger the better I assume, can always reduce (cant really enlarge) well I get emails that say I can.
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Offline CSM

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Re: Photographing posters
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2010, 09:16:37 PM »
That's an inventive solution Ari...not just a pretty face I see ;)
Chris