Pic critisism requested

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  1. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    OK... your settings look good... but I'd say you need another lamp to get the area lit up good for nice bright colorful photos :)  ... the other thing I'd point out is the blurriness.... if you have a tripod, use it along with the camera's timer(if yours has one, it should), and if your camera has a "macro mode" turn that on before you shoot as well... it allows for real closeups...


    if you don't have macro available, then you should move the camera back because its not focusing there.


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    You've got a good start. One thing you'll need is a good light source. A couple inexpensive lamps with some 75 or 100 watt bulbs will help alot. A tripod or something to rest your camera when shooting to prevent the blurry images. Some of the other members have some great pics of their setups they use. I'm sure they would also be glad to lend some advice on how they do their photo shoots.
     
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    nya nya I beat you :p 


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    Wow. This was a blanket on a step on my staircase with outside light and the hall lights. No tripod or anything, fairly cheap camera. Only 2.0 megapixels
     
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    The biggest issue I see is the blurriness. Like RL said, the macro setting will do wonders for that, and a tripod is good too. If you have photoshop or something similar, you can somewhat get around not having a special lighting setup by using the auto-level function. It'll adjust the colors too look more natural.
     
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    Crop, auto level, auto contrast and diffuse glow those suckers for starters
     
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    Just about everything that needs to be done to correct these photos has been said. Definitely get a tripod and use the camera's timer, that will help out a bit.
     
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    Tripod and timer will help more than a bit. Tripods can be found for relitively little. I got mine from walmart for 15 bucks, and it has made all the difference in my photos. Before I got my tripod I used a stack of cd cases (this works if you don't have one).

    I also have only a 2.0Mpx camera.
     
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    I'd take a pic of my camera, but I dont think it is tripod-compatible. It has a stand I coud use but that is the base/charger...
     

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